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Hearing loss in autoimmune disorders

Hearing Loss in Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a rare clinical entity accounting for less than 1% of all cases of hearing loss; however, this could be an underestimation based on the absence of specific diagnostic tests and the

Which is the best way to intraoperatively detect an electrode array misplacement in cochlear implantation surgery?

Cochlear implantation (CI) is a worldwide well-known procedure for the treatment of severe to profound hearing loss. New surgical techniques and technological upgrades in the past years have helped to decrease complications of this procedure, but they

Listening to identify and improve communication in individuals with hearing loss

People with poor hearing may not realize their condition or the impact on their life. They can feel anxious, depressed, isolated, misunderstood or embarrassed, but when this information is not shared, their diagnosis is delayed. About 17%

Do individuals with hearing loss change their driving habits over time?

Driving helps us carry out our everyday activities, stay socially connected, and maintain our independence and well-being as we age.   However, age-related cognitive and sensory changes may negatively impact an individual’s ability to drive.  The best predictor

Cochlear implantation in children with auditory neuropathy

Hearing loss is one of the most common disorder that can affect newborns, with a rate of one affected child on every 1000 births. A normal speech development is desired for these patients and can be reached

Music as a medicine for sudden hearing loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) is a disease that suddenly affects hearing in one ear without any special trigger and is often accompanied by tinnitus (a ringing in the ear), ear fullness, vertigo, dizziness. The rate of