To characterize the radiologic findings of petrous apex cephalocele (PAC) in a patient cohort, and report the surgical management for three symptomatic PAC patients and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak via […]» Read more
To characterize postoperative electrode functionality after adult cochlear implantation; to identify rationale and risk factors for electrode deactivation.Retrospective Chart Review.Academic Cochlear Implant Center.Five hundred nineteen cochlear implants in 433 adult […]» Read more
Girls and women with Turner syndrome (TS) present with multiple ear and hearing problems, ranging from external morphologic abnormalities to sensorineural or conductive hearing loss. The exact pathophysiology behind these […]» Read more
Rising Resonance Frequency Is the Sole Sign of Early Middle Ear Disease in Children With Adenoid Hypertrophy.
The present study seeks to estimate the potential of multifrequency tympanometry in the diagnosis of primal otologic disorder in children with adenoid hypertrophy (AH).Prospective observational study.Tertiary pediatric institution.One hundred thirty-one […]» Read more
To evaluate the audiometric pattern in moderate/severe retractions of the tympanic membrane and correlate it with the severity of the otoscopy findings.Cross-sectional study.Tertiary hospital.Consecutive patients with moderate or severe tympanic […]» Read more
Adult cochlear implant candidates would self-report their executive functioning abilities as poorer than normal-hearing peers. These executive function abilities would correlate with laboratory-based cognitive tests. Lastly, executive functioning (EF) abilities […]» Read more
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease With Long-Term Follow-Up on Auditory Neuropathy-After Cochlear Implantation Or Hearing Aid Use.
To study the pathophysiology of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) with auditory neuropathy (AN) and to follow up cochlear implant or hearing aid use over the long term.Clinical capsule report.Two adult CMT […]» Read more
Comparison of Speech Recognition With an Organ of Corti Versus Spiral Ganglion Frequency-to-Place Function in Place-Based Mapping of Cochlear Implant and Electric-Acoustic Stimulation Devices.
To compare acute speech recognition with a cochlear implant (CI) alone or electric-acoustic stimulation (EAS) device for place-based maps calculated with an organ of Corti (OC) versus a spiral ganglion […]» Read more
Cost-utility Analysis of Cochlear Implantation in Adults With Single-sided Deafness: Austrian and German Perspective.
Single-sided deafness (SSD) is associated with a loss of binaural hearing. Major limitations of such patients are poor speech understanding in noisy environments and a lack of spatial hearing. To […]» Read more
High-frequency Cochlear Nerve Deficit Region: Relationship With Deaf Duration and Cochlear Implantation Performance in Postlingual Deaf Adults.
To analyze the changes of cochlear nerve diameter and the presence of a cochlear nerve deficit at a high-frequency region and investigate their effects on cochlear implant (CI) performance in […]» Read more
Imaging Characteristics of Sigmoid Sinus Wall Anomalies, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, and Spontaneous CSF Leaks.
To assess the frequency of radiographic features of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with sigmoid sinus wall anomalies (SSWA) and compare to those in idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and […]» Read more
Improved Speech Intelligibility in Subjects With Stable Sensorineural Hearing Loss Following Intratympanic Dosing of FX-322 in a Phase 1b Study.
There are no approved pharmacologic therapies for chronic sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). The combination of CHIR99021+valproic acid (CV, FX-322) has been shown to regenerate mammalian cochlear hair cells ex vivo. […]» Read more
Sudden Brief Unilateral Tapering Tinnitus (SBUTT) Is Closely Related to the Lateral Pterygoid Muscle.
To determine the cause of sudden brief unilateral tapering tinnitus (SBUTTs).Five adults evaluated at a tertiary tinnitus referral center.Dry needling of lateral pterygoid muscle of one patient; jaw maneuvers in […]» Read more
This study investigated balance problems and vestibular function in adult cancer survivors who had completed cisplatin chemotherapy treatment.Observational cross-sectional study.Tertiary care center.Adult survivors of cancer who had completed cisplatin treatment.Patient-reported […]» Read more
Intraoperative Auditory Brainstem Response Results Predict Delayed Sensorineural Hearing Loss After Middle Cranial Fossa Resection of Vestibular Schwannoma.
To identify intraoperative neurophysiologic measures predictive of delayed progressive sensorineural hearing loss in the operative ear after a middle fossa approach (MCF) for resection of vestibular schwannoma (VS).Retrospective review.Academic, tertiary […]» Read more
Preoperative Sudden Hearing Loss May Predict Hearing Preservation After Retrosigmoid Resection of Vestibular Schwannoma.
Describe the effect of preoperative sudden hearing loss (SHL) on likelihood of hearing preservation (HP) after surgical resection of vestibular schwannoma (VS).Retrospective chart review.Tertiary referral center.Adult patients (≥18 years) who underwent […]» Read more
To investigate the correlation between benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and abnormal bone metabolism and to evaluate the value of otoconial protein otoconin-90 in the pathogenesis research and clinical treatment […]» Read more
Subjective Cognitive Symptoms and Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) Performance in Patients With Vestibular Migraine and Menière’s Disease.
Cognitive symptoms in patients with vestibular disorders are far from rare, but identification of patients at risk for cognitive impairment remains poor. The Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) is a widely […]» Read more
Towards Providing an Automated Approach to Differentiating the Nystagmus of Ménière’s Disease, Vestibular Migraine, and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
The diagnosis of vertigo is challenging, particularly as patients usually present while asymptomatic. We have developed an ambulatory medical device that allows vestibular telemetry to record eye movements over a […]» Read more
To evaluate the current trends and usage patterns of radiographic imaging for otologic disease by specialty, length of practice, practice setting, geographic region, and pediatric volume.Cross-sectional study.Survey of physicians.General Otolaryngologists […]» Read more
Understand opioid-prescribing patterns in otologic surgery and the difference in opioid use between transcanal and postauricular surgery.Prospective survey.Multihospital network.All patients undergoing otologic surgery from March 2017 to January 2019.Patients undergoing […]» Read more
Dilatation of the Endolymphatic Space in the Ampulla of the Posterior Semicircular Canal: A New Clinical Finding Detected on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
To investigate the clinical features of ears with dilatation of the endolymphatic space in the ampulla of the posterior semicircular canal on magnetic resonance imaging.Retrospective study.A university hospital.This study included […]» Read more
1) To complete a follow-up investigation of postoperative outcomes for adult cochlear implant (CI) recipients scoring ≥30% Consonant-Nucleus-Consonant (CNC) preoperatively, and 2) to describe the postoperative performance trajectory for this […]» Read more
To investigate whether the long-term presence of a patulous Eustachian tube (PET) is associated with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).Retrospective chart review.Tertiary referral center.Ears (n = 100) were classified into two groups based […]» Read more
Bilateral Cochlear Implantation in Children: Long-Term Outcome in the Adult Population With Special Emphasis on the Bilateral Benefit.
To investigate the benefit of bilateral cochlear implantation in adults, who had been implanted being a child under the age of 10 years.Retrospective data analysis.Tertiary referral center with a large […]» Read more
Pre-existing Vestibular Symptoms Are Associated With Acute Vestibular Symptoms After Gamma Knife Therapy for Vestibular Schwannoma.
To identify pretreatment variables associated with the development of acute vestibular symptoms after Gamma Knife (GK) treatment for Vestibular Schwannoma (VS).Retrospective case series.Tertiary neurotology referral center.Patients treated with GK radiosurgery […]» Read more
To describe a unique case of definite neuroborreliosis presenting with bilateral vestibulopathy (BV) due to simultaneous involvement of both vestibular systems highlighted by a complete assessment for all five vestibular […]» Read more
The Viability and Growth of HaCaT Cells After Exposure to Bioactive Glass S53P4-Containing Cell Culture Media.
Bioactive glass (BG) S53P4 reduces the viability of epidermal keratinocyte-derived immortalized cell line, HaCaT in sufficient concentrations in vitro.Although used in mastoid obliteration surgery, there is no data available on […]» Read more
Predicting the course of cranial nerve (CN) VII in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) on preoperative imaging for vestibular schwannoma (VS) may help guide surgical resection and reduce complications. Diffusion MRI […]» Read more
1) To compare vestibular schwannoma maximum linear dimensions and calculated volume with measured volume in accurately determining tumor volume and growth. 2) To determine natural growth history of vestibular schwannomas […]» Read more