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List of Papers (Total 167)

Pharmacological intervention in the field of ototoxicity

Modern research on ototoxicity goes back to the 1940s, when streptomycin was introduced into clinical practice. Today, aminoglycoside antibiotics and platinum-based chemotherapy, mainly cisplatin, are the most important drugs that damage the inner ear and cause hearing loss. The mode of drug administration as well as drug characteristics influence the likelihood that adequate...

Hearing interventions to prevent dementia

Hearing loss is a marker of risk for cognitive decline and dementia. Controlled hearing intervention studies of long-term cognitive outcomes are challenging, and thus the evidence for the impact of hearing interventions is primarily from observational studies and will likely continue to be from studies other than randomised controlled trials. Seven studies of hearing...

Das maximale Einsilberverstehen als Prädiktor für das Sprachverstehen mit Cochleaimplantat

ObjectiveThis study investigated the speech perception of cochlear implant (CI) recipients with measurable preoperative ipsilateral speech perception. These data should support improved individual counselling of CI candidates.Materials and methodsPre- and postoperative speech audiometric parameters were analyzed, including maximum score for phonemically balanced words (PBmax) and...

Die adaptive Messung des Freiburger Einsilbertests im Störschall

BackgroundWhereas sentence tests are commonly performed using an adaptive procedure, this method has not yet been transferred to the Freiburg monosyllabic speech test, the most important word test. When using different procedures, a comparison of results between sentence and word tests is not possible. Therefore, an adaptive procedure which has proven itself in sentence tests was...

Bothersome tinnitus

Tinnitus is not traceable to a single disease or pathology, but merely a symptom, which is distressing to some but not all individuals able to perceive it. The experience of tinnitus does not equate to tinnitus distress. Tinnitus suffering might be understood as a function of tinnitus-related distress in that bothersome tinnitus is an illness rather than a disease. In bothersome...

Hyperacusis: major research questions

BackgroundHyperacusis is a troublesome symptom that can have a marked negative impact on quality of life.ObjectivesTo identify major research questions in hyperacusis.Materials and methodsReview of gaps in knowledge regarding hyperacusis, and where opportunities may lie to address these.ResultsEight major research questions were identified as priorities for future research. These...