Hearing Preservation in Pediatric Recipients of Cochlear Implants.

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To determine factors that influence low-frequency hearing preservation following pediatric cochlear implantation and compare hearing preservation outcomes between 20 and 24 mm depth lateral wall electrodes.Retrospective chart review.Tertiary academic referral center.Pediatric […]

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Temporal Modulation Detection in Children and Adults With Cochlear Implants: Initial Results.

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The auditory experience of early deafened pediatric cochlear implant (CI) users is different from that of postlingually deafened adult CI users due to disparities in the developing auditory system. It […]

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Involvement of the Internal Auditory Canal in Subjects With Cochlear Otosclerosis: A Less Acknowledged Third Window That Affects Surgical Outcome.

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To investigate the effects of cavitating lesions involving the internal auditory canal (IAC) in subjects with cochlear otosclerosis with regard to poststapedotomy hearing outcome.Retrospective study.Tertiary referral center.A retrospective chart review […]

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The Father of the Electrical Stimulation of the Ear.

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: The Italian physicist Count Alessandro Volta, inventor of the electric battery, is considered the first scientist to have stimulated the ear with electricity, and the results of his experiments […]

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Sequential versus Combination Treatment Using Steroids and Diuretics for Acute Low-Frequency Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Noninferiority Trial.

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Acute low-frequency hearing loss (ALHL) is typically treated with combination therapy, including steroids and diuretics. To avoid unnecessary use of steroids we proposed a method of sequential administration using these […]

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Impact of Medicaid on Cochlear Implant Access.

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The study documented the role of Medicaid in the provision of cochlear implants and identified access barriers due to states’ adopted rules. An historical review of federal legislation provided a […]

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An Assessment of the Change in Compliance of Observational Otology and Audiology Studies With the STROBE Statement Guidelines: A Systematic Review.

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Observational studies often represent the best available evidence for surgical practice. Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) recommendations were generated in 2007 with the aim of improving […]

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Cervical Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials in Menière’s Disease: A Comparison of Response Metrics.

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The cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential (cVEMP) has been used to evaluate patients with Menière’s disease (MD). Studied cVEMP metrics include: amplitude, threshold, frequency tuning, and interaural asymmetry ratio (IAR). […]

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Individual Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implantation Using the Concept of Partial Insertion.

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Aim of this study was to evaluate the method of partial insertion of flexible lateral wall electrodes in patients with residual hearing and potential electric-acoustic stimulation (EAS) users.N = 6 patients with […]

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Medical Malpractice of Vestibular Schwannoma: A 40-Year Review of the United States Legal Databases.

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To analyze medical malpractice lawsuit trends pertaining to cases of vestibular schwannomas (VS).Two major computerized legal databases (LexisNexis and WestLaw) were queried and reviewed for evaluation of all the US […]

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Isolated Traumatic Fracture of the Malleus Handle Causing Hearing Fluctuation.

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Handle of malleus fracture is a rare condition with <100 cases having been reported. The clinical presentation is conductive hearing loss following a history of trauma, typically, during manipulation of […]

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Long-term Changes in Musical Perception in Korean Cochlear Implant Patients.

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The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term changes in music perception among cochlear implant (CI) patients using the Korean version of the Clinical Assessment of Music Perception […]

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Longitudinal Analysis of “Window Shade” Tympanoplasty Outcomes for Anterior Marginal Tympanic Membrane Perforations.

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Although many techniques have been proposed for the repair of tympanic membrane perforations, few address the unique challenges presented by anterior marginal perforations. In these circumstances, traditional underlay and overlay […]

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The Biomechanics of Lesion Formation in Endolymphatic Hydrops: Single and Double Hit Mechanisms.

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The vestibular membranes of the cochlea and saccule are subject to two simultaneous constraints as they deform in endolymphatic hydrops. Boundary tethers impose a bulge-type constraint during pressure-induced transverse membrane […]

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Partial Ossiculoplasty: Malafronte’s Double Cartilage Block Versus Incus.

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To describe the outcomes of Malafronte’s double cartilage block (mDCB) and incus autograft protheses, and to determine which prosthesis gives better and lasting hearing results.Prospective study.ENT Department of AORN “S.G. […]

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Modified-Power-Piston: Short-Incudial-Process-Vibroplasty and Simultaneous Stapedotomy in Otosclerosis.

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If mixed-hearing-loss (MHL) occurs in otosclerosis, hearing-aids (HA) in addition to conventional-stapedotomy (SDT) may be necessary. If otosclerosis progresses or technical or medical problems prevent use of HA, combining active-middle-ear-implants […]

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Assessing Fine-Grained Speech Discrimination in Young Children With Bilateral Cochlear Implants.

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Children of 2 to 3 years old with cochlear implants can perform consonant discriminations using fine-grained acoustic cues.Children born with severe-to-profound deafness are provided with early cochlear implantation (<2 yr) […]

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Prevalence of Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma: Reconciling Temporal Bone, Radiologic, and Population-based Studies.

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Reported epidemiologic data surrounding vestibular schwannoma (VS) are controversial. Temporal bone prevalence studies have suggested that VS affects up to 2.4% of the population, whereas magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies […]

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Steroids for Acute Vestibular Neuronitis-the Earlier the Treatment, the Better the Outcome?

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To present findings that suggest steroid treatment within 24 hours of onset of vestibular neuronitis results in better restitution of vestibular function than treatment between 25 and 72 hours.Thirty-three consecutive patients (17 […]

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Cochlear FLAIR Signal Changes in Hearing Preservation Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery.

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Cochlear fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signal intensity has been shown to be elevated in patients with vestibular schwannomas (VS). This study evaluated the preoperative and postoperative […]

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Morbidity of Vestibular Schwannomas as Documented by Treating Providers.

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Characterize the morbidity associated with vestibular schwannoma (VS) as documented by treating providers.Retrospective analysis of the MarketScan database.MarketScan database.A study of morbidity in VS patients who underwent treatment between 2002 […]

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Electric-Acoustic Stimulation After Reimplantation: Hearing Preservation and Speech Perception.

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Hearing preservation after cochlear implantation allows for fitting of acoustic and cochlear implant technologies in the same ear, known as Electric-Acoustic Stimulation (EAS). Cochlear implant recipients with EAS who experience […]

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Evaluation of 3D Printed Temporal Bone Models in Preparation for Middle Cranial Fossa Surgery.

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Patient-specific 3D printed models are useful presurgical planning tools because they accurately represent the anatomy and drilling characteristics of the middle cranial fossa (MCF) approach to the internal auditory canal […]

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Audiometric Results of Stapedotomy Surgery for Otoscelorsis: Influence of the Radiological Stage.

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The objective of this study was to identify a correlation between the radiological stage of otosclerosis and the pre- and postoperative audiometric results of patients who underwent a stapedotomy.Ninety-three patients […]

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Factors Influencing Access to Cochlear Implantation in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children in Southern California.

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To determine the epidemiologic relationship of family demographics and educational resources with parental knowledge of and willingness for their children to receive cochlear implantation (CI) for deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) […]

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Increased Risk of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in Patients With a History of Sudden Sensory Neural Hearing Loss: A Longitudinal Follow-up Study Using a National Sample Cohort.

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To evaluate the association between benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) using a national sample cohort from Korea.Data from the years 2002 through 2013 were […]

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The Use of the Exoscope in Lateral Skull Base Surgery: Advantages and Limitations.

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We describe our experience using the extracorporeal video microscope, the “exoscope” for various applications within the field of lateral skull base surgery.A retrospective case series was performed investigating patient demographics, […]

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When Preoperative Imaging and Audiometry Conflict: A Case of Cochlear Implantation in a Prelingually Deafened Adult.

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To describe a unique case of excellent audiometric outcomes for a prelingually deafened adult after cochlear implantation and to caution on the limits of magnetic resonance imaging for a diagnosis […]

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Jugular Bulb Resurfacing With Bone Cement for Patients With High Dehiscent Jugular Bulb and Ipsilateral Pulsatile Tinnitus.

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To discuss the possible pathophysiologic mechanism of pulsatile tinnitus (PT) perception due to high jugular bulb with bony dehiscence (HJBD) and its improvement after the dehiscent jugular bulb (JB) resurfacing […]

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Long-Term Audiometric and Clinical Outcomes Following Stapedectomy With the Shape Memory Nitinol Stapes Prosthesis.

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To assess long-term hearing outcomes following stapedectomy using a self-crimping shape memory nitinol prosthesis. The results were compared with those of a group of patients who received a conventional prosthesis.Retrospective […]

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