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Xiaoya Wang, Qi Xiong, Renzhong Luo, Yan Li, Yuyun Li
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the audiologic characteristics of the children with cleft lip and/or palate. METHOD: Sixty-two children with cleft lip/palate were enrolled in the study. Tympanometry, DPOAE, ABR were tested in all the chidren. RESULT: Regarding the ABR threshold as the diagnostic criteria, 51 (41.13%) ears had hearing loss, mainly moderate. Sixty-three (59.43%) ears had abnormal tympanometry, which meant the disorder function of the middle ear...
July 2014: Journal of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery
C Salmon, L Demanez, Ph Lefèbvre
Mr G, sixty-seven years old, was admitted to our hospital for a liver transplant. He suffered from a cirrhosis due to an HBV infection, complicated by an hepatocellular carcinoma. During the perioperative care, a left otorrhea was discovered. According to the clinical history, this otorrhea had been present for six weeks and followed the completion of a myringotomy. The myringotomy had been performed with a view to place a transtympanic ventilation tube for the treatment of a serous otitis media inducing a conductive hearingloss...
January 2013: Revue Médicale de Liège
Rickard Axelsson, Marie Tullberg, Malin Ernberg, Britt Hedenberg-Magnusson
Sudden sensorineural hearingloss (SSH) usually affects one ear and leads to life long deafness in some cases. There are many theories about the origin of the condition but the etiology and pathophysiology are still unknown. However, tinnitus and vertigo frequently occur in patients with SSH, but are also frequent symptoms reported by patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). We hypothesized that TMD symptoms and signs are frequent in SSH patients. The objective of this study was therefore to investigate the presence of TMD symptoms and signs in SSH patients compared with healthy individuals...
2009: Swedish Dental Journal
B Kramp, D Dahl
In guinea pigs we produced certain histological liver damage. By 16 guic results of 16 guinea pigs without liver damage. The microphonic potentials of liverdamage animals was lower about 3.4 dB than potentials of healthy animals. Experimence in animals confirmed the hearingloss of inner ear and also pathological adaption by patients with chronic liver parenchym damage.
September 28, 1978: Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
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