The testing of the acuity of the sense of hearing to determine the thresholds of the lowest intensity levels at which an individual can hear a set of tones. The frequencies between 125 and 8000 Hz are used to test air conduction thresholds and the frequencies between 250 and 4000 Hz are used to test bone conduction thresholds.
Measurement of hearing based on the use of pure tones of various frequencies and intensities as auditory stimuli.
A form of electrophysiologic audiometry in which an analog computer is included in the circuit to average out ongoing or spontaneous brain wave activity. A characteristic pattern of response to a sound stimulus may then become evident. Evoked response audiometry is known also as electric response audiometry.
Hearing loss in frequencies above 1000 hertz.
Objective tests of middle ear function based on the difficulty (impedance) or ease (admittance) of sound flow through the middle ear. These include static impedance and dynamic impedance (i.e., tympanometry and impedance tests in conjunction with intra-aural muscle reflex elicitation). This term is used also for various components of impedance and admittance (e.g., compliance, conductance, reactance, resistance, susceptance).
Conditions that impair the transmission of auditory impulses and information from the level of the ear to the temporal cortices, including the sensorineural pathways.
Hearing loss due to exposure to explosive loud noise or chronic exposure to sound level greater than 85 dB. The hearing loss is often in the frequency range 4000-6000 hertz.
A general term for the complete or partial loss of the ability to hear from one or both ears.
Noise present in occupational, industrial, and factory situations.
Part of an ear examination that measures the ability of sound to reach the brain.
The audibility limit of discriminating sound intensity and pitch.
Loss of sensitivity to sounds as a result of auditory stimulation, manifesting as a temporary shift in auditory threshold. The temporary threshold shift, TTS, is expressed in decibels.
Hearing loss due to interference with the mechanical reception or amplification of sound to the COCHLEA. The interference is in the outer or middle ear involving the EAR CANAL; TYMPANIC MEMBRANE; or EAR OSSICLES.
A nonspecific symptom of hearing disorder characterized by the sensation of buzzing, ringing, clicking, pulsations, and other noises in the ear. Objective tinnitus refers to noises generated from within the ear or adjacent structures that can be heard by other individuals. The term subjective tinnitus is used when the sound is audible only to the affected individual. Tinnitus may occur as a manifestation of COCHLEAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and other conditions.
Self-generated faint acoustic signals from the inner ear (COCHLEA) without external stimulation. These faint signals can be recorded in the EAR CANAL and are indications of active OUTER AUDITORY HAIR CELLS. Spontaneous otoacoustic emissions are found in all classes of land vertebrates.
The ability or act of sensing and transducing ACOUSTIC STIMULATION to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. It is also called audition.
Hearing loss resulting from damage to the COCHLEA and the sensorineural elements which lie internally beyond the oval and round windows. These elements include the AUDITORY NERVE and its connections in the BRAINSTEM.
Personal devices for protection of the ears from loud or high intensity noise, water, or cold. These include earmuffs and earplugs.
Electrical waves in the CEREBRAL CORTEX generated by BRAIN STEM structures in response to auditory click stimuli. These are found to be abnormal in many patients with CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE lesions, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, or other DEMYELINATING DISEASES.
Measurement of the ability to hear speech under various conditions of intensity and noise interference using sound-field as well as earphones and bone oscillators.
Transmission of sound waves through vibration of bones in the SKULL to the inner ear (COCHLEA). By using bone conduction stimulation and by bypassing any OUTER EAR or MIDDLE EAR abnormalities, hearing thresholds of the cochlea can be determined. Bone conduction hearing differs from normal hearing which is based on air conduction stimulation via the EAR CANAL and the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
Examination of the EAR CANAL and eardrum with an OTOSCOPE.
Surgical reconstruction of the hearing mechanism of the middle ear, with restoration of the drum membrane to protect the round window from sound pressure, and establishment of ossicular continuity between the tympanic membrane and the oval window. (Dorland, 28th ed.)
Pathological processes of the ear, the hearing, and the equilibrium system of the body.
Formation of spongy bone in the labyrinth capsule which can progress toward the STAPES (stapedial fixation) or anteriorly toward the COCHLEA leading to conductive, sensorineural, or mixed HEARING LOSS. Several genes are associated with familial otosclerosis with varied clinical signs.
Surgery performed in which part of the STAPES, a bone in the middle ear, is removed and a prosthesis is placed to help transmit sound between the middle ear and inner ear.
Disorders of hearing or auditory perception due to pathological processes of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. These include CENTRAL HEARING LOSS and AUDITORY PERCEPTUAL DISORDERS.
Hearing loss without a physical basis. Often observed in patients with psychological or behavioral disorders.
Intra-aural contraction of tensor tympani and stapedius in response to sound.
Partial hearing loss in both ears.
An illusion of movement, either of the external world revolving around the individual or of the individual revolving in space. Vertigo may be associated with disorders of the inner ear (EAR, INNER); VESTIBULAR NERVE; BRAINSTEM; or CEREBRAL CORTEX. Lesions in the TEMPORAL LOBE and PARIETAL LOBE may be associated with FOCAL SEIZURES that may feature vertigo as an ictal manifestation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp300-1)
Any sound which is unwanted or interferes with HEARING other sounds.
Pathological processes of the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH which contains part of the balancing apparatus. Patients with vestibular diseases show instability and are at risk of frequent falls.
Wearable sound-amplifying devices that are intended to compensate for impaired hearing. These generic devices include air-conduction hearing aids and bone-conduction hearing aids. (UMDNS, 1999)
A number of tests used to determine if the brain or balance portion of the inner ear are causing dizziness.
Acquired or developmental cognitive disorders of AUDITORY PERCEPTION characterized by a reduced ability to perceive information contained in auditory stimuli despite intact auditory pathways. Affected individuals have difficulty with speech perception, sound localization, and comprehending the meaning of inflections of speech.
Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.
Recording of nystagmus based on changes in the electrical field surrounding the eye produced by the difference in potential between the cornea and the retina.
The space and structures directly internal to the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and external to the inner ear (LABYRINTH). Its major components include the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE that connects the cavity of middle ear (tympanic cavity) to the upper part of the throat.
The aggregate business enterprise of manufacturing textiles. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The electric response evoked in the CEREBRAL CORTEX by ACOUSTIC STIMULATION or stimulation of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS.
Three long canals (anterior, posterior, and lateral) of the bony labyrinth. They are set at right angles to each other and are situated posterosuperior to the vestibule of the bony labyrinth (VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH). The semicircular canals have five openings into the vestibule with one shared by the anterior and the posterior canals. Within the canals are the SEMICIRCULAR DUCTS.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Use of sound to elicit a response in the nervous system.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
The process whereby an utterance is decoded into a representation in terms of linguistic units (sequences of phonetic segments which combine to form lexical and grammatical morphemes).
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)

Confirmation of deafness in infancy. (1/78)

AIM: To assess delay in confirming hearing impairment in infants identified by universal neonatal screening and to investigate the causes. PATIENTS: Infants identified from 25 199 babies screened from January 1992 to December 1997. METHODS: A two stage transient evoked oto-acoustic emission test (TEOAE), with a threshold auditory brainstem response (ABR) recording undertaken on those who failed. The screen identified infants with a permanent congenital hearing impairment (PCHI) averaging 40 dBnHL or worse in the best ear. Those with less impairment were also ascertained. The positive predictive value (PPV) of the ABR test and measures of delay between identification and eventual diagnosis were analysed. RESULTS: A targeted PCHI was found in 1.18/1000 neonates. The PPV of the ABR for confirming a targeted PCHI was 100% when the ABR threshold was >/= 80 dBnHL. Nine of 11 infants with this threshold had severe or profound permanent deafness. The delay from ABR to audiological certainty was about 1 month-diagnosis was confirmed around 3 months. There was uncertainty when the ABR was 40-80 dBnHL. The PPV was 60% and 8% when the ABR thresholds were 70 dBnHL and 50 dBnHL, respectively. 85 of 111 infants with ABR thresholds in this range had a temporary conductive impairment. Their early diagnosis depended upon the type and degree of hearing impairment and diagnosis was delayed to about 8 months in these infants. CONCLUSIONS: Hearing impairments identified by universal screening are delayed in all but those with severe or profound bilateral PCHI. This delay can be reduced by applying in early infancy a battery of audiological tests and requires further exploration.  (+info)

Costs of different strategies for neonatal hearing screening: a modelling approach. (2/78)

OBJECTIVE: To compare the cost effectiveness of various strategies for neonatal hearing screening by estimating the cost per hearing impaired child detected. DESIGN: Cost analyses with a simulation model, including a multivariate sensitivity analysis. Comparisons of the cost per child detected were made for: screening method (automated auditory brainstem response or otoacoustic emissions); number of stages in the screening process (two or three); target disorder (bilateral hearing loss or both unilateral and bilateral loss); location (at home or at a child health clinic). SETTING: The Netherlands TARGET POPULATION: All newborn infants not admitted to neonatal intensive care units. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Costs per child detected with a hearing loss of 40 dB or more in the better ear. RESULTS: Costs of a three stage screening process in child health clinics are 39.0 pounds (95% confidence interval 20.0 to 57.0) per child detected with automated auditory brainstem response compared with 25.0 (14.4 to 35.6) pounds per child detected with otoacoustic emissions. A three stage screening process not only reduces the referral rates, but is also likely to cost less than a two stage process because of the lower cost of diagnostic facilities. The extra cost (over and above a screening programme detecting bilateral losses) of detecting one child with unilateral hearing loss is 1500-4000 pounds. With the currently available information, no preference can be expressed for a screening location. CONCLUSIONS: Three stage screening with otoacoustic emissions is recommended. Whether screening at home is more cost effective than screening at a child health clinic needs further study.  (+info)

Six year effectiveness of a population based two tier infant hearing screening programme. (3/78)

AIMS: To determine whether a two tier universal infant hearing screening programme (population based risk factor ascertainment and universal distraction testing) lowered median age of diagnosis of bilateral congenital hearing impairment (CHI) >40 dB HL in Victoria, Australia. METHODS: Comparison of whole population birth cohorts pre and post introduction of the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program (VIHSP). All babies surviving the neonatal period born in Victoria in 1989 (pre-VIHSP) and 1993 (post-VIHSP) were studied. (1) Pre-1992: distraction test at 7-9 months. (2) Post-1992: infants with risk factors for CHI referred for auditory brain stem evoked response (ABR) assessment; all others screened by modified distraction test at 7-9 months. RESULTS: Of the 1989 cohort (n = 63 454), 1.65/1000 were fitted with hearing aids for CHI by end 1995, compared with 2.09/1000 of the 1993 cohort (n = 64 116) by end 1999. Of these, 79 cases from the 1989 cohort (1.24/1000) and 72 cases from the 1993 cohort (1.12/1000) had CHI >40 dB HL. Median age at diagnosis of CHI >40 dB HL for the 1989 birth cohort was 20.3 months, and for the 1993 cohort was 14.2 months. Median age at diagnosis fell significantly for severe CHI but not for moderate or profound CHI. Significantly more babies with CHI >40 dB HL were diagnosed by 6 months of age in 1993 than in 1989 (21.7% v 6.3%). Compared to the six years pre-VIHSP, numbers aided by six months were consistently higher in the six years post-VIHSP (1.05 per 100 000 births versus 13.4 per 100 000 births per year). CONCLUSIONS: VIHSP resulted in very early diagnosis for more infants and lowered median age of diagnosis of severe CHI. However, overall results were disappointing.  (+info)

Progressive auditory neuropathy in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. (4/78)

OBJECTIVE: To investigate auditory neural involvement in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). METHODS: Auditory assessment was undertaken in two patients with LHON. One was a 45 year old woman with Harding disease (multiple-sclerosis-like illness and positive 11778mtDNA mutation) and mild auditory symptoms, whose auditory function was monitored over five years. The other was a 59 year old man with positive 11778mtDNA mutation, who presented with a long standing progressive bilateral hearing loss, moderate on one side and severe to profound on the other. Standard pure tone audiometry, tympanometry, stapedial reflex threshold measurements, stapedial reflex decay, otoacoustic emissions with olivo-cochlear suppression, auditory brain stem responses, and vestibular function tests were undertaken. RESULTS: Both patients had good cochlear function, as judged by otoacoustic emissions (intact outer hair cells) and normal stapedial reflexes (intact inner hair cells). A brain stem lesion was excluded by negative findings on imaging, recordable stapedial reflex thresholds, and, in one of the patients, olivocochlear suppression of otoacoustic emissions. The deterioration of auditory function implied a progressive course in both cases. Vestibular function was unaffected. CONCLUSIONS: The findings are consistent with auditory neuropathy-a lesion of the cochlear nerve presenting with abnormal auditory brain stem responses and with normal inner hair cells and the cochlear nucleus (lower brain stem). The association of auditory neuropathy, or any other auditory dysfunction, with LHON has not been recognised previously. Further studies are necessary to establish whether this is a consistent finding.  (+info)

Use of auditory brainstem responses for the early detection of ototoxicity from aminoglycosides or chemotherapeutic drugs. (5/78)

Effective objective HF (high-frequency) testing methodology provides for the early detection of ototoxic hearing loss because it typically progresses from high to low frequencies. Such early detection is considered necessary to prevent hearing loss from progressing into the frequency range important for understanding speech. Objective tests must be reliable, sensitive to hearing change, and time efficient. Auditory brainstem responses (ABRs) appear well suited to this task; however, current ABR techniques have limitations. Conventional clicks stimulate middle (1-4 kHz) rather than high frequencies (>8 kHz). Responses to HF tone bursts require considerable recording time. We hypothesized that using HF band-limited clicks (HF clicks) could overcome these limitations. Two different HF clicks, with bandwidths of 8-14 kHz were used to elicit ABRs. The current study compared responses among these stimuli. The results demonstrate the reliability of HF-click responses and of tone bursts presented in trains.  (+info)

The use of QSD (q-sequence deconvolution) to recover superposed, transient evoked-responses. (6/78)

OBJECTIVE: We describe q-sequence deconvolution (QSD), a new data acquisition/analysis method for evoked-responses that solves the problem of waveform distortion at high stimulus repetition-rates, due to response overlap. QSD can increase the sensitivity of clinically useful evoked-responses because it is well known that high stimulus repetition-rates are better for detecting pathophysiology. METHODS: QSD is applicable to a variety of experimental conditions. Because some QSD-parameters must be chosen by the experimenter, the underlying principles and assumptions of the method are described in detail. The theoretical and mathematical bases of the QSD method are also described, including some equivalent computational formulations. RESULTS: QSD was applied to recordings of the human auditory brainstem response (ABR) at stimulus repetition-rates that overlapped the responses. The transient ABR was recovered at all rates tested (highest 160/s), and showed systematic changes with stimulus repetition-rate within a single subject. CONCLUSIONS: QSD offers a new method of recovering brain evoked-response activity having a duration longer than the time between stimuli. SIGNIFICANCE: The use of this new technique for analysis of evoked responses will permit examination of brain activation patterns across a broad range of stimulus repetition-rates, some never before studied. Such studies will improve the sensitivity of evoked-responses for the detection of brain pathophysiology. New measures of brain activity may be discovered using QSD. The method also permits the recovery of the transient brain waveforms that overlap to form 'steady-state' waveforms. An additional benefit of the QSD method is that repetition-rate can be isolated as a variable, independent of other stimulus characteristics, even if the response is a nonlinear function of rate.  (+info)

Universal newborn hearing screening in Singapore: the need, implementation and challenges. (7/78)

With about 1 in 1000 born with severe to profound hearing loss and about 5 in 1000 with lesser degrees of loss, congenital deafness is the commonest major birth defect. It is the recommended standard that hearing loss in newborns be detected by 3 months of age and intervention implemented by 6 months of age. Delayed detection and intervention may affect speech, language and psychosocial development, resulting in poor academic achievements. Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) is the only effective way of detecting all babies with hearing loss, within the recommended time frame. A survey in Singapore revealed that traditional childhood hearing screening programmes resulted in late detection (mean age, 20.8 months; range, 0 to 86 months) and late intervention (mean age, 42.4 months; range, 1 to 120 months). Increasingly, UNHS is becoming standard medical care in developed countries. In Singapore, UNHS has been implemented in all hospitals with obstetric services. Although a screening rate of more than 99% has been achieved in public hospitals, private hospitals have a screening rate of only about 77%. Parents' awareness and acceptance of early detection is still lacking, and this needs to be addressed by appropriate public education. Support from obstetricians and paediatricians will significantly contribute towards this objective. Effective programme management is essential; this includes the use of data management systems, the maintenance of a team of experienced screeners, and efficient coordination between screening and diagnostic services. Early detection of childhood deafness, together with early and effective intervention, maximises the chances of successful integration into mainstream education and society.  (+info)

Cochlear implantation in rats: a new surgical approach. (8/78)

The laboratory rat has been used extensively in auditory research but has had limited use in cochlear implant related research due mainly to the surgically restricted access to the scala tympani. We have developed a new surgical method for cochlear implantation in rats. The key to this protocol was cauterizing the stapedial artery (SA) and making a small cochleostomy near the round window in order to enlarge the surgical access to the scala tympani. Five normal hearing Hooded Wistar rats were used to investigate the effect of cauterizing the SA on hearing and auditory nerve survival. Results showed that cauterizing the SA was surgically feasible, afforded excellent exposure of the round window niche for cochleostomy, and did not adversely affect acoustic thresholds measured electrophysiologically. Moreover, there was no difference in spiral ganglion cell densities for any cochlear turn when compared with the contralateral control ears. Three deafened rats were subsequently implanted with a scala tympani electrode array using this new surgical approach. Electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses using bipolar stimulation, and subsequent cochlear histopathology demonstrated that cochlear implantation using a custom-made rat electrode array was safe and effective. The surgical approach presented in this paper presents a safe and effective procedure for acute or chronic cochlear implantation in the rat model.  (+info)

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For 162 pupils at Central Institute for the Deaf who had severe hearing impairment but whose thresholds lay within the limits of the audiometric equipment at 500, 1000, and 2000 Hz, comparisons were made between the thresholds estimated from the vertex (V) potentials, behavioral thresholds using the same audiometric equipment, and audiograms already on record.. The data for 46 children four to 10 years old tested in 1965-66 did not differ significantly from results previously reported with older children. Average estimates of threshold were in excellent agreement: the difference of means for the groups, V potential vs. behavioral, was 0.1 dB; V potential vs. clinical audiogram, 2.2 dB. The average deviation of estimates for a single trial at one frequency, V potential vs. behavioral, was 7.9 dB.. The children with impairments beyond the limits of the equipment were all identified as having very severe auditory impairment.. The method of average evoked response appears to be completely feasible ...
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This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Newborn Hearing Screening, Hearing Testing in Newborns, Infant Hearing Testing, Auditory Brainstem-Evoked Response, Auditory Brainstem Response, Otoacoustic Emission, Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emission, Auditory Brainstem Electric Response Audiometry. describes an audiological evaluation, the environment and instruments used in non-medical terms. Questions that the doctor may ask are provided and a brief description of word recognition tests and acoustic immittance. discusses how hearing tests (audiometry) are performed, how to prepare for the test, why it is performed, and how it will feel. provides excerpts from a book entitled, When Your Child is Deaf. Information on age for initial testing, description of auditory brainstem response (ABR), visual response audiometry (VRA), behavioral observational audiometry (BOA), play audiometry, and pure tone tests are all quoted from the book. gives clear details on what information the audiologist will need on the first visit, what will happen during testing, and what services should be made ...
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We present the case of an 8‑year-old female child with suspected peroxisomal disorder requiring general anesthesia for adenotomy, paracentesis and brainstem-evoked response audiometry. Peroxisomes are small intracellular organelles that catalyse key metabolic reactions. Peroxisomal disorders are a heterogeneous group of rare genetic diseases. Anesthesia can be challenging as adrenal insufficiency, mental retardation, muscle weakness, risk of pulmonary aspiration, airway complications, seizure disorders and altered pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics can occur in these patients but guidelines for anesthesia do not exist due to the heterogeneity and rarity of these diseases and case reports are rare ...
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13. Joint committee on infant hearing of the american academy of pediatrics, Muse C, Harrison J, Yoshinaga-Itano C, Grimes A, Brookhouser PE, et al. Supplement to the JCIH 2007 position statement: principles and guidelines for early intervention after confirmation that a child is deaf or hard of hearing. Pediatrics. 2013;131(4):e1324-49. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013- ...
Auditory evoked potentials (AEP) are highly demanded during the whole process of equipping patients with cochlear implants (CI). They play an essential role in preoperative diagnostics, intraoperative testing, and postoperative monitoring of auditory performance and success. The versatility of AEPs is essentially enhanced by their property to be evokable by acoustic as well as electric stimuli. Thus, the electric responses of the auditory system following acoustic stimulation and recorded by the conventional surface technique as well as by transtympanic derivation from the promontory (Electrocochleography [ECochG]) are used for the quantitative determination of hearing loss and, additionally, electrically evoked compound actions potentials (ECAP) can be recorded with the intracochlear electrodes of the implant just adjacent to the stimulation electrode to check the functional integrity of the device and its coupling to the auditory system ...
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Audiometers are devices employed to evaluate the level of hearing and to quantify and diagnose the degree of hearing loss. Audiometers consist of embedded hardware and a test subject feedback button connected to a pair of headphones. This system is controlled by a standard PC. The method of testing the hearing capacity is known as audiometry. Types of audiometry procedures include pure tone audiometry, immittance audiometry, speech audiometry, and evoked response audiometry. Pure tone audiometry is a process in which a patient is made to hear pure tones such as high-pitched tones at frequent intervals to determine the level of hearing loss. Speech audiometry is similar to pure tone audiometry, in terms of process followed; however, pure tones are replaced by human speech to determine the extent and area of hearing loss. Immittance audiometry is a process in which resistance offered by the ear parts to incoming sound is measured.. The global audiometers market is projected to witness modest ...
RESULTS: In group A there was significant hearing improvement after the third hour at 250Hz. Group B presented significant improvement appearing at the second and third hour and ranged over 500-2000Hz. Evident hearing deterioration was observed in group C at the second hour that turned back again to initial level at the third hour. Positive test was gained in 50% of group A, 45% of group B and 5% of group C. All subjects with positive glycerol test presented the most dynamic threshold decrease at the first hour, unchanged hearing level during the second hour and further improvement at the third hour ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Beamformer reconstruction of correlated sources using a modified source model. AU - Brookes, Matthew J. AU - Stevenson, Claire M. AU - Barnes, Gareth R. AU - Hillebrand, Arjan. AU - Simpson, Michael I G. AU - Francis, Susan T. AU - Morris, Peter G. PY - 2007/2/15. Y1 - 2007/2/15. N2 - This paper introduces a lead field formulation for use in beamformer analysis of MEG data. This dual source beamformer is a technique to image two temporally correlated sources using beamformer methodology. We show that while the standard, single source beamformer suppresses the reconstructed power of two spatially separate but temporally correlated sources, the dual source beamformer allows for their accurate reconstruction. The technique is proven to be accurate using simulations. We also show that it can be used to image accurately the auditory steady state response, which is correlated between the left and right auditory cortices. We suggest that this technique represents a useful way of ...
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The response of a simply supported semi-infinite Timoshenko beam on an elastic foundation to a moving step load is determined. The response is found from summing the solutions to two mutually complementary sets of governing equations. The first solution is a particular solution to the forced equations of motion. The second solution is a solution to a set of homogeneous equations of motion and nonhomogeneous boundary conditions so formulated as to satisfy the initial and boundary conditions of the actual problem when the two solutions are summed. As a particular solution, the steady-state solution is used which is the motion that would appear stationary to an observer traveling with the load. Steady-state solutions are developed in Part 1 of this article for all load speeds greater than zero. It is shown that a steady-state solution which is identically zero ahead of the load front exists at every load speed, in the sense of generalized functions, including the critical speeds when the load ...
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The Hybrid cochlear implant (CI) has been developed for individuals with high frequency hearing loss who retain good low frequency hearing. Outcomes have been encouraging but individual variability is high; the health of the cochlea and the auditory nerve may be important factors driving outcome. Electrically evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) reflect the response of the auditory nerve to electrical stimulation while electrocochleography (ECochG) reflects the response of the cochlear hair cells and auditory nerve to acoustic stimulation. In this study both ECAPs and ECochG responses were recorded from Nucleus Hybrid L24 CI users. Correlations between these two measures of peripheral auditory function and speech perception are reported. This retrospective study includes data from 25 L24 CI users. ECAPs and ECochG responses were recorded from an intracochlear electrode using stimuli presented at or near maximum acceptable loudness levels. Speech perception was assessed using Consonant-Nucleus
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Abstract: Static and dynamic characteristic of carbon nanotube is analyzed by molecular dynamic simulation. Static analysis show that maximum deflection of carbon nanotube appears at 0.033nm distance from free end of cantilever. When the value of driving voltage is less, the flexibility is more important, then the stiffness increase with the voltage increasing, and the collapse structure or hole appear on carbon nanobute. Under low pressure condition, deflection difference on equi-increase of pressure between no damping and damping simulation is larger than that on high pressure. The results of forced vibration indicate that system response consist of transient and steady-state response. With steps of molecular dynamic simulation increasing, transient response disappears gradually, so system response includes only steady-state response, which is simple harmonic vibration with the same frequency as excitation force. These results are in accord with the classical vibration theory. Moreover they ...
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The present protocol was designed to test the acute mechanoenergetic effects of LV and BiV pacing/stimulation. Although the time point for analysis was brief, it was sufficient to define steady-state mechanoenergetic responses in intact hearts and compatible with many prior studies in this regard.23 24 Furthermore, given the stability of the mechanical pacing response, it is unlikely that energetic changes would suddenly deviate from those observed in this earlier time frame. The technical complexity of the study often required 2 to 3 hours of instrumentation before collecting data. Given that results were measured in duplicate, different pacing-site combinations were used, and it was necessary to revert to NSR for recontrol each time, we purposely selected a time period established as sufficient for steady-state responses, yet not so long that it compromised completing the protocol. It remains unknown whether the rapidly improved efficiency that we observed is chronically sustained. This will ...
This module continues the analysis of the response of a single-degree-of-freedom system to harmonic excitation by including the effects of viscous damping. The corresponding equations of motion are developed and concepts such as resonance, phase shift and steady-state response for damped systems are discussed. Numerical examples, interactive plots, and steps to create MapleSim simulations are included to enhance the learning experience.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Comparison of beyer dt48 and etymotic insert earphones. T2 - Auditory brain stem response measurements. AU - Beauchaine, K. A.. AU - Kaminski, J. R.. AU - Gorga, Michael P. PY - 1987/10. Y1 - 1987/10. N2 - Click-evoked auditory brain stem responses (ABRs) were measured using a Beyer DT48 circumaural earphone and an Etymotic ER-3A insert earphone in a group of normal-hearing subjects. Comparisons were made between time waveforms and amplitude spectra for the two transducers. ABR waveforms, latencies, and thresholds were compared for the two transducers. Click-evoked ABR and behavioral thresholds were comparable for the two earphones. In addition, absolute response-component latencies differed by an amount that was equivalent to the travel time introduced by the insert earphones sound-delivery tube. Inter-peak latency differences were virtually identical. These findings suggest that the insert earphone is a viable transducer for clinical ABR evaluations. Further, a temporal ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Auditory brain stem response (ABR) audiometry in the neonatal nursery. AU - Yellin, Mary W. PY - 1993. Y1 - 1993. N2 - Advances in audiologic technology make it possible to identify hearing loss in the neonatal nursery. With this opportunity, audiologists are able to test infants before hospital discharge. Neonatal hearing screening programs are becoming the standard of care in both well baby and intensive care nurseries. Some programs screen for hearing loss, whereas others carry out diagnostic threshold ABR testing. The most effective protocol seems to depend on individual program parameters and characteristics. Technological advances have provided audiologists with the ability to identify hearing loss reliably before 12 months of age. Governmental and professional position statements emphasize the importance of this endeavor. With concentrated effort, audiologists must accept this challenge and develop large-scale screening programs to identify hearing loss in neonates and ...
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Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled safety, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic study of oral SPI-1005 in adults with Menieres disease. All subjects will undergo baseline audiometric testing and have their severity of sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo determined before the start of a 21-day course of treatment with SPI-1005 or placebo. During treatment with SPI-1005, and 7 days and 28 days following the cessation of SPI-1005, subjects will have their hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo assessed. Additional testing including electrocochleography will be performed at baseline, at the end of SPI-1005 treatment, and 28 days after the SPI-1005 treatment has stopped. Six outpatient visits will be performed over a 7-week period ...
An auditory brainstem response (ABR) test is a safe and painless test that gives health care providers information about possible hearing loss.
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Data release 12 has been published on the IMPC website. The number of phenotyped mutant lines has reached 7,606 bringing the total number of phenotyped genes to 7,022.. Data release 12 is a major data release and includes the changing of our statistical pipeline from PhenStat to OpenStats. This release also brings a more sensitive detection for the auditory brain stem response screen, more information about the statistical classification of results and better quality controlled late adult data.. Read the full release notes here.. ...
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The market gapped up again today in what seemed like it was going to be a bullish W3 but as soon as it hit the rounded top trendline the wave reversed again overlapping the previous impulse wave and closing the day in red. And now that we have all these waves in place, I am labeling them a double zig zag to form a B wave and we should see a bearish C wave coming as soon as tomorrow to test 1676. However, if we go by the wave I have labeled as W1 from 1698 to 85, then the 5 count projects to around 1660-65 which happens to in the area of 1.618 of A wave. Also, the 50 day ma is at 1646 and rising a few points per day so that might ultimately be a target as well ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Neonatal hearing screening with otoscopy, auditory brain stem response, and otoacoustic emissions. AU - Doyle, K. J.. AU - Burggraaff, B.. AU - Fujikawa, S.. AU - Kim, J.. AU - MacArthur, C. J.. PY - 1997. Y1 - 1997. N2 - A study was performed to investigate the relationship between external and middle ear factors and hearing screening results by auditory brain stem response (ABR) and transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (EOAEs). The ears of 200 well newborns aged 5 hours to 48 hours underwent screening by ABR and EOAEs, followed by otoscopic examination. The pass rates for ABR and EOAE screening were 88.5% and 79%, respectively. On otoscopic examination, 13% (53 of 400) ears had occluding vernix obscuring the view of the tympanic membrane. Cleaning of vernix was attempted in eats that failed ABR or EOAE screening. Seventeen ears that failed ABR were cleaned, and 12 (71%) of them passed repeat ABR. Thirty-three ears that failed EOAE screening were cleaned, and 22 (67%) of them ...
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Fifteen infants with hydrocephalus ranging in age from 32 to 43 weeks from conception were studied. The auditory brainstem response (ABR) was measured 48 h prior to the placement of a CSF shunt and...
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Background and Aim: Hearing impairment is one of the most common congenital defects. Unfortunately there have been no studies so far on the prevalence of various degrees of neonatal hearing, loss in Iran. As accurate determination of prevalence is crucial in estimating disease burden and planning subsequent interventions, we carried ...
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Based on SENTI FLEX technology, all air and bone pure tone audiometry (incl. MAGIC), speech audiometry features (Freiburger and other universal speech tests) and auditory processing disorder tests (MAUS, BASD) are in this set. Live Speech and automated audiometry based on Hughson Westlake or Bekesy are in!. ...
The clinical and pathological spectrum of brain-stem vascular malformations. Long-term course simulates multiple sclerosis. Three cases of brain-stem vascular malformation with progressive and fluctuating clinical courses of longer than one year were studied. One patient with a rare brain-stem arteriovenous ...
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... contrary to cortical evoked responses). Disadvantages of hearing aid selection by brainstem audiometry include the following ... Auditory steady-state response is an auditory evoked potential, elicited with modulated tones that can be used to predict ... The auditory brainstem response (ABR) is an auditory evoked potential extracted from ongoing electrical activity in the brain ... Step 1: obtain Click-evoked ABR responses to clicks and high-pass pink masking noise (ipsilateral masking) Step 2: obtain ...
Other tests, such as oto-acoustic emissions, acoustic stapedial reflexes, speech audiometry and evoked response audiometry are ... speech audiometry), or to test auditory neural pathway transmission (evoked response audiometry). MRI scans can be used to ... Therefore, a response from the patient at the test frequency will be obtained. This is referred to as "off-place listening", ... Tympanometry and speech audiometry may be helpful. Testing is performed by an audiologist. There is no proven or recommended ...
Otoacoustic emissions and evoked response testing may be used to test for audio neuropathy. The diagnosis of a sensorineural ... Pure-tone audiometry for air conduction thresholds at 250, 500, 1000, 2000, 4000, 6000 and 8000 Hz is traditionally used to ... A hearing test administered by a medical doctor, otolaryngologist (ENT) or audiologist including pure tone audiometry and ... caused a significant improvement in liminar tonal audiometry of the air and bone thresholds at 1000 Hz, 2000 Hz, 4000 Hz, and ...
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... audiometry MeSH E01.370.382.375.060.050 - audiometry, evoked response MeSH E01.370.382.375.060.055 - audiometry, pure-tone MeSH ... E01.370.382.375.060.060 - audiometry, speech MeSH E01.370.382.375.060.060.750 - speech discrimination tests MeSH E01.370. ...
Audio steady state response (ASSR) audiometry Vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) test, a variant of ABR that tests the ... Audiometry of children Conditioned play audiometry Behavioral observation audiometry Visual reinforcement audiometry Objective ... Distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE) audiometry Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) audiometry Sustained ... wide-band absorbance audiometry also called 3D tympanometry Evoked potential audiometry N1-P2 cortical audio evoked potential ( ...
... when performing the brainstem auditory evoked potentials the patient's brainstem responses are being measured when a sound is ... pure tone audiometry in Meniere's disease from General Practice Notebook. Retrieved 2012 pure tone audiometry in noise deafness ... Different symbols indicate which ear the response is from and what type of response it is. Red circles are the right ear using ... This is referred to as conditioned play audiometry. Visual reinforcement audiometry is also used with children. When the child ...
Other electrophysiological tests, such as cortical evoked responses, can look at the hearing pathway up to the level of the ... In conjunction with speech audiometry, it may indicate central auditory processing disorder, or the presence of a schwannoma or ... Auditory brainstem response testing is an electrophysiological test used to test for hearing deficits caused by pathology ... Hearing diagnosis using mobile application is similar to the audiometry procedure. As a result of hearing test, hearing ...
The evoked response from a click covers the frequency range up to around 4 kHz, while a toneburst will elicit a response from ... It was found that OAEs were more sensitive to identifying noise-induced cochlear damage than pure tone audiometry. In ... Evoked otoacoustic emissions are currently evoked using three different methodologies. Stimulus-frequency OAEs (SFOAEs) are ... The evoked responses from these stimuli occur at frequencies ( f d p {\displaystyle f_{dp}} ) mathematically related to the ...
The ABR, also known as the brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) test or auditory brainstem evoked potential (ABEP) test ... In pure tone audiometry, an audiometer is used to play a series of tones using headphones. The participants listen to the tones ... Tactual perception is achieved through the response of mechanoreceptors in the skin that detect physical stimuli. The response ... Otoacoustic emissions test (OAE) and auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing measures the brain's response to sounds. The OAE ...
TEOAE is used first to determine the optimum OAE response frequency, after which the pair of pure tones is deployed in a DPOAE ... The displacement can be measured with common tympanometers used for impedance audiometry that are portable and relatively ... in intensity of the evoked OAE [20]. All results were however reported only as group averages, and no attempt was made to ... It is proposed that the measurement be self-calibrated by obtaining the frequency response spectrum from a point on the base of ...
OAEs can be used in populations where responses to pure-tone audiometry are either unable to be obtained or results are ... Two types of OAEs are transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs) and distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs). ... Pure-tone audiometry screening, in which there is typically no attempt to find threshold, has been found to accurately assess ... Three electrodes are placed on the scalp in order to record electrical responses from auditory stimuli. Recordings may be ...
ISBN 978-0-471-39262-0. Shojaeemend, Hassan; Ayatollahi, Haleh (2018). "Automated Audiometry: A Review of the Implementation ... Such tests include auditory brainstem evoked potentials (ABR), otoacoustic emissions (OAE) and electrocochleography (ECochG). ... Auditory brainstem response (test) Auditory processing disorder Endaural phenomena Hearing loss Hyperacusis Presbycusis ... with limited input from other parts of the brain and is involved in subconscious reflexes such as the auditory startle response ...
Monica said that she does not enjoy listening to music because, to her, it sounded like noise and evoked a stressful response. ... They are unable to recognize or hum familiar tunes even if they have normal audiometry and above-average intellectual and ... Amusic individuals have a remarkable sparing of emotional responses to music in the context of severe and lifelong deficits in ... Peretz, Isabelle; Brattico, Elvira; Tervaniemi, Mari (2002). "Abnormal Electrical Brain Responses to Pitch in Congenital Amusia ...
Ladich, F., & Fay, R. R. (2013). Auditory evoked potential audiometry in fish. Reviews in fish biology and fisheries, 23(3), ... "Estimating relative channel impulse responses from ships of opportunity in a shallow water environment". The Journal of the ...
... frequency of sound is presented at various intensities to see at which intensity the stimulus ceases to evoke a response. The ... a review of audiometry and hypothesized structure-function relationships". Biological Reviews. 95 (4): 1036-1054. doi:10.1111/ ... Behavioral responses do not increase for pure tone stimuli that are similar to recorded infrasonic calls in frequency and ... The degree of response behaviors performed by an elephant group, such as lifting of ears, walking towards the speakers, " ...
Audiometry (95.42) Clinical test of hearing (95.43) Audiological evaluation (95.44) Clinical vestibular function tests (95.45) ... Visual evoked potential (VEP) (95.24) Electronystagmogram (ENG) (95.25) Electromyogram of eye (EMG) (95.26) Tonography, ... Injection or infusion of biological response modifier (BRM) as an antineoplastic agent (99.29) Injection or infusion of other ...
Maxon AB, White KR, Vohr BR, Behrens TR (April 1993). "Using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions for neonatal hearing ... Cone B, Norrix L (2015). "Measuring the Advantage of Kalman-Weighted Averaging for Auditory Brainstem Response Hearing ... Downs MP, Sterritt GM (1964). "Identification audiometry for neonates: a preliminary report". Journal of Auditory Research. ... Children are screened with either otoacoustic emissions (OAE) or automated auditory brainstem response (AABR). Children passing ...
Ladich, F., & Fay, R. R. (2013). Auditory evoked potential audiometry in fish. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 23(3), ... Goldfish produce pigment in response to light, in a similar manner to how human skin becomes tanned in the sun. Fish have cells ...
The N400-P800 complex showed a strong and highly correlated response from the dominant and non-dominant ears among normal ... Owen MJ, Norcross-Nechay K, Howie VM (January 1993). "Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in young children before and after ... as indexed through pure tone audiometry). These symptoms may lead to difficulty attending to auditory information causing many ... The same children also produced weaker fMRI responses from their non-dominant left ears when processing dichotic material in ...
For these they primarily used tachistoscopic tests, and during 1974 and 1975 they also gave her a series of evoked response ... Audiometry tests confirmed that she had normal hearing in both ears, but on a series of dichotic listening tests Bellugi and ... She continued to exhibit frustration and have tantrums, but in response to situations that would have elicited similar ... Genie gradually gained more control over her responses and with prompting could verbally express frustration, although she ...
Genie also did very well on one evoked response test involving familiar homophones, demonstrating that, similar to these ... Audiometry tests confirmed Genie had regular hearing in both ears, doctors found no physical or mental deficiencies explaining ... On a different test Genie at first gave correct responses to on 48% of the time, and her confusion was mostly with the words in ... As she settled down with the Riglers she began to talk somewhat more, and her response time began to improve, but she continued ...
Ladich, F., & Fay, R. R. (2013). Auditory evoked potential audiometry in fish. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 23(3), ... Goldfish produce pigment in response to light, in a similar manner to how human skin becomes tanned in the sun. Fish have cells ...
See also: Audiometry, Pure tone audiometry, Auditory brainstem response, and Otoacoustic emissions ... Other electrophysiological tests, such as cortical evoked responses, can look at the hearing pathway up to the level of the ... Auditory brainstem response testing is an electrophysiological test used to test for hearing deficits caused by pathology ... In conjunction with speech audiometry, it may indicate central auditory processing disorder, or the presence of a schwannoma or ...
Audiometry: …more frequently used test is brain-stem-evoked response audiometry (BERA). In this test electrodes are pasted to ... the skin (one placed behind the ear) and are used to record the neural responses to brief tones. The minute potentials evoked ... Other articles where Brain-stem-evoked response audiometry is discussed: human ear: ... In human ear: Audiometry. …more frequently used test is brain-stem-evoked response audiometry (BERA). In this test electrodes ...
Brainstem evoked response audiometry records brain activity through the evoked potentials generated in response to a sound and ... What is Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)?. Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) is an objective test to ... Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAEP), Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) and Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA).(2✔) ... Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) - Procedure, Indications, Applications and Risks Brainstem Evoked Response ...
Our Anesthetic Management for Brainstem Evoked a Response Audiometry in a Child with Ondines Curse.(Letter to the editor) by ... Response+Audiometry...-a0572716874. *APA style: Our Anesthetic Management for Brainstem Evoked a Response Audiometry in a Child ... Audiometry...-a0572716874,/a,. Citations: *MLA style: "Our Anesthetic Management for Brainstem Evoked a Response Audiometry in ... S.v. Our Anesthetic Management for Brainstem Evoked a Response Audiometry in a Child with Ondines Curse.." Retrieved Feb 19 ...
Oto-acoustic emissions and brainstem evoked response audiometry in patients of tinnitus with normal hearing. Author(s): Shubham ... and Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA). So these tests should be included in the test battery for the screening of ...
Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA). Brainstem evoked response audiometry records brain activity through the evoked ... Symptom Evaluation Audiometry Acquired Epileptiform Aphasia Loss of Taste Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) ... Audiometry. Audiometry or the hearing test helps to determine the ability of a person to hear various sounds and consequently ... the devices highly sensitive microphone can detect minute sound emission made by inner ear outer hair cells in response to ...
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Brain-Stem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA). Brain-stem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)Bera is an objective way of eliciting ... Bera is an objective way of eliciting brain stem potentials in response to audiological click stimuli. These waves are recorded ... brain stem potentials in response to audiological click stimuli. These waves are recorded by electrodes placed over the scalp. ...
A System for Clinical Evoked Response Audiometry. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1968, Vol. 33, 33-37. doi: ... A System for Clinical Evoked Response Audiometry You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated, or ... Davis, H. & Niemoeller, A. F. (1968). A System for Clinical Evoked Response Audiometry. J Speech Hear Disord, 33(1), 33-37. doi ... 1746724 A System for Clinical Evoked Response Audiometry 1968-02-01T00:00:00 The Forum Hallowell Davis ...
Further Validation of Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1967, Vol. ... Further Validation of Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA) You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated, ... The method of average evoked response appears to be completely feasible for passive audiometry of school children four years of ... Davis, H., Hirsh, S. K., Shelnutt, J., & Bowers, C. (1967). Further Validation of Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA). J Speech ...
An ignoring task improves validity of cortical evoked response audiometry. Ikeda, Kazunari; Hayashi, Akiko; Matsuda, Osamu; ...
... is a test to measure the brain wave activity that occurs in response to clicks or certain tones. ... Evoked auditory potentials; Brainstem auditory evoked potentials; Evoked response audiometry; Auditory brainstem response; ABR ... Brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) is a test to measure the brain wave activity that occurs in response to clicks or ... The electrodes pick up the brains responses to these sounds and record them. You do not need to be awake for this test. ...
brainstem-evoked response audiometry. *Received September 30, 1998.. *Copyright © 1999, The National Academy of Sciences ... Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR).. Additional 4-month-old, age-matched p27+/+ (n = 2), p27+/− (n = 4), and p27−/− (n = 4) mice ... Brainstem responses were differentially amplified ×1,000, Bessel low-pass-filtered at 2 kHz, and averaged 200 times. Thresholds ... population of the avian auditory epithelium is quiescent and has retained its capacity to proliferate in response to hair-cell ...
Brainstem evoked response audiometry (BERA) (auditory brainstem response) was applied, unless the child was old enough for ... Hib-Haemophilus influenzae type b • CSF-cerebrospinal fluid • BERA-brainstem evoked response audiometry • OR-odds ratio • CI- ... In pure tone threshold audiometry, the mean threshold value (0.5, 1.0, and 2.0 kHz) was used. A test result of BERA was ... and accepted only the responses one recognized beyond doubt. Possibly our results were so negative because, for the first time ...
There are two types of hearing tests; 1) behavioral audiometry; and 2) brainstem auditory evoked responses (BAER). ... For the brainstem auditory evoked responses (BAER) test, the individual is sedated and earphones are placed over the ears. ... Information is presented in tiny units and the childs response is immediately sought. A classic stimulus-response approach is ... Behavioral audiometry is performed by a skilled clinical audiologist. The person being examined is placed in a room and his or ...
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BRAIN stem evoked response audiometry (Anaes.). (See para D1.10 of explanatory notes to this Category). Fee: $188.85 Benefit: ... Brain Stem Evoked Response Audiometry - (Item 11300) Item 11300 can be claimed for the programming of a cochlear speech ... Non-determinate Audiometry - (Item 11306) This refers to screening audiometry covering those services, one or more, referred to ... OTO-ACOUSTIC EMISSION AUDIOMETRY for the detection of permanent congenital hearing impairment, performed by or on behalf of a ...
Evoked auditory potentials; Brainstem auditory evoked potentials; Evoked response audiometry; Auditory brainstem response; ABR ... BAER - brainstem auditory evoked response. Definition. Brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) is a test to measure the brain ... The electrodes pick up the brains responses to these sounds and record them. You do not need to be awake for this test. ... Electroencephalography and evoked potentials. In: Daroff RB, Jankovic J, Mazziotta JC, Pomeroy SL, eds. Bradleys Neurology in ...
OAE, otoacoustic emissions • ABR, auditory brainstem response • TEOAE, transient evoked otoacoustic emissions • DPOAE, ... distortion product otoacoustic emissions • VRA, visual reinforcement audiometry • A-ABR, automated-auditory brainstem response ... When appropriate, other diagnostic data were collected (eg, tone pip auditory brainstem response, bone conduction responses). ... These infants may have a mild loss that was missed by ABR." In response to this RFP, the study reported here was designed to ...
Evoked response audiometry. *Tinnitus pitch match. *Tinnitus loudness match. Is tinnitus relief possible?. While there is no ...
Reneau, J.P. & Hnatiow, G.Z. (1975). Evoked Response Audiometry: A Topical and Historical Review. Baltimore: University Park ... Molfese D.L., Molfese V.J. (1987) Longitudinal Auditory Evoked Responses and the Development of Language. In: Glass A. (eds) ... One methodology that has produced promising results involves the use of auditory evoked response (AER) techniques, AERs refers ... Molfese, D.L. (1972). Cerebral asymmetry in infants, children and adults: Auditory evoked responses to speech and music stimuli ...
... brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP), brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER), and evoked response audiometry (ERA). ... brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP), brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER), and evoked response audiometry. ... Evoked Auditory Potential (EAP). Evoked Otoacoustic Emission. Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA). Otoacoustic Emission (OAE). ... Evoked Responses (also known as evoked potentials): Electrical responses produced by the nervous system in response to a ...
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  • Brain-stem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)Bera is an objective way of eliciting brain stem potentials in response to audiological click stimuli. (
  • Electroencephalography and evoked potentials. (
  • EEG sensory evoked potentials in early infancy malnutrition. (
  • Evoked potentials (EPs), or evoked responses, measure the electrophysiologic responses of the nervous system to a variety of stimuli. (
  • Wicke, J.D., Goff, W.R., Wallace, J.D. and Allison, T. (1978) On-line statistical detection of average evoked potentials: Application to evoked response audiometry (ERA). (
  • Mason, S.M. and Adams, W. (1984) An automated microcosmputer based electric response audiometry system for machine scoring of auditory potentials. (
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1987) Short latency auditory evoked potentials. (
  • Long and Allen were the first to report the abnormal brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) in an alcoholic woman who recovered from acquired central hypoventilation syndrome. (
  • Second, the use of evoked potentials for evaluating response thresholds to frequency specific stimuli let us have a substitute for a behavioral audiogram literally months sooner than would otherwise be possible. (
  • There have been a lot of developments in the field of evoked potentials - and this article is certainly not meant to cover them - but we would like to give audiologists who fit hearing aids a general sense of some important issues that matter for infant hearing aid fittings in this section. (
  • ABEP (Auditory Brainstem Evoked Potentials (BISHARA et al. (
  • In 1967, Sohmer and Feinmesser were the first to publish auditory brainstem responses (ABR), recorded with surface electrodes in humans which showed that cochlear potentials could be obtained non-invasively. (
  • Conventional, play audiometry, visual reinforcement audiometry (VRA), immittance audiometry, transient click evoked otoacoustic emissions (OAEs), and auditory brainstem response (ABR) evoked potentials were used to assess peripheral sensitivity and for threshold determination. (
  • IONM should be reported under procedure code 95940, 95941, G0453 regardless of the specific monitoring performed (e.g., brainstem auditory evoked response, somatosensory evoked potentials, etc. (
  • Neural Representation of Loudness: Cortical Evoked Potentials in an Induced Loudness Reduction Experiment. (
  • PURPOSE: This study aims to determine the occurrency of changes in auditory evoked potentials of short (PEATE), middle (PEAML) and long (P300) latencies in adults audiologically normal diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis remitting type of applicant or remissive outbreak. (
  • G. P. Jacobson and D. L. Mccaslin, "The vestibular evoked myogenic potential and other sonomotor evoked potentials," in Auditory Evoked Potentials Basic Principles and Clinical Application , R. F. Burkard, J. J. Eggermont, and M. Don, Eds. (
  • N. P. M. Todd, F. W. J. Cody, and J. R. Banks, "A saccular origin of frequency tuning in myogenic vestibular evoked potentials? (
  • more frequently used test is brain-stem-evoked response audiometry (BERA). (
  • Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) is an objective test to understand the transmission of electrical waves from the VIIIth cranial nerve to the brainstem, in response to click sounds given through the ear. (
  • Brain stem evoked audiometry (BERA) under general anesthesia was planned. (
  • There were various significant abnormalities seen in parameters of Oto-Acoustic Emissions (OAE) and Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA). (
  • The former, is mainly due to neuronal degenerative storage disorders [ 2 - 14 ], which are clinically presented by some pathognomonic signs, but have a normal Brainstem Evoked Response Audio-Metry (BERA test). (
  • It is recorded from a higher auditory level than electrocochleography (ECochG) or brainstem electric response audiometry (BERA) and, therefore, is less subject to organic neurologic disorders. (
  • It has a closer correlation with behavioral audiometry thresholds than BERA. (
  • Brainstem evoked response audiometry (BERA) interpeak latencies and wave amplitudes Figure 3 , brain MRI, electrocardiography (to exclude a prolonged Q-T interval: Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome) and lab tests (hematology, biochemistry, thyroid tests, serological tests - VDRL, cANCA's and antibodies to cochlear antigens) were normal. (
  • Cortical electric response audiometry (slow vertex responses) in forensic audiology. (
  • The hearing of 346 babies taken largely from a neonatal intensive care unit has been tested by otoacoustic emissions and brain stem electric response audiometry. (
  • Pure-tone audiometry at the usual octave intervals should be performed. (
  • Present study is focused on functional analysis of auditory pathway by Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) and with Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA) in type 2 diabetes. (
  • The glycosilated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA) tests are gold standard [ 8 , 9 ] in monitoring the diabetic control and assessing the hearing threshold respectively. (
  • Tinnitus is usually associated with hearing loss (HL) as detected by pure tone audiometry, but the perceived severity bears only weak to moderate relations with hearing thresholds and other psycho-acoustically determined features of the tinnitus, while high tinnitus-related distress is often associated with poor mental well-being ( 2 - 4 ). (
  • The most widely used assessment procedure in clinical audiology is known as pure-tone audiometry. (
  • ✔ Trusted Source BAER - Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Go to source " data-original-title="" title="">1 ✔ ) The procedure is also called Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR), Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAEP), Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) and Evoked Response Audiometry (ERA). (
  • Brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) is a test to measure the brain wave activity that occurs in response to clicks or certain tones. (
  • ABR is also referred to as auditory evoked response (AER) auditory evoked potential (AEP), brainstem evoked auditory potential (EAP), brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP), brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER), and evoked response audiometry. (
  • One component of an AEP evaluation is the auditory brainstem response (ABR) or brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER). (
  • PTA and Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) are used for the functional analysis of auditory pathway. (
  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) or Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) is a test that checks the brain's response to sound. (
  • It may seem obvious how we can do this: simply enter the thresholds from the evoked potential testing into the hearing aid fitting software, right? (
  • Evoked response audiometry established hearing thresholds and surface preparation histology quantified sensory cell loss. (
  • Auditory thresholds were determined for each rat both before and after 21 days using brain stem evoked response audiometry. (
  • The safety of artemether-lumefantrine in patients with acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria was investigated prospectively using the auditory brainstem response (ABR) and pure-tone thresholds. (
  • Audiometry (from Latin: audīre, "to hear" and metria, "to measure") is a branch of audiology and the science of measuring hearing acuity for variations in sound intensity and pitch and for tonal purity, involving thresholds and differing frequencies. (
  • The interest of slow vertex response audiometry (cortical evoked response audiometry), mainly in the diagnosis of pseudohypacousis is reported. (
  • 3 Second, identification of hearing loss in the neonatal period became possible by the late 1980s as a result of the revolutionary work of Dr David Kemp in the development of the otoacoustic emission (OAE) technology that could be applied to the screening of hearing in infants 4 and the development of automated procedures and equipment for doing auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing. (
  • First, accurate, cost-effective instruments that automate evaluation of the otoacoustic emission (OAE) and/or auditory brainstem response (ABR) allow us to screen for hearing loss. (
  • The otoacoustic emission test has been found to be practical with a mean test time of 12.1 minutes compared with 21.0 minutes for brain stem electric response. (
  • It is concluded that the otoacoustic emission test would make a good first screen to be followed by the brain stem electric response if no otoacoustic emission was present. (
  • Some of these include auditory brainstem evoked response and auditory steady state response testing, otoacoustic emissions, acousitic immittance measures, visual reinforcement and play audiometry for children. (
  • Regarding the potential of brain stem auditory evoked, there was an increase in latency wave III and V and interpeaks I-III and IV, suggesting change in brainstem down. (
  • Behavioral Audiometry Evaluation will test how a person responds to sound overall. (
  • Behavioral Audiometry Evaluation tests the function of all parts of the ear. (
  • La AEE se ha constituido como una útil herramienta para complementar la batería de pruebas audiológicas usadas actualmente, sin embargo aún es necesario establecer nuevos protocolos que permitan mejorar la exactitud del examen Resumen en inglés The use of electrophysiological tests has been a useful tool in the auditory evaluation ofhypoacusia patients non-susceptible to evaluation with behavioral audiological tests. (
  • For those individuals who can provide appropriate responses, the behavioral measurement of high-frequency (HF) hearing sensitivity remains the most sensitive ototoxicity detection tool. (
  • however, approximately 30 to 40 percent of the patients at the Portland Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center who needed testing were hospitalized and too sick or otherwise unable to give reliable behavioral responses. (
  • These techniques can be used with unresponsive subjects, but the accuracy of the responses in relation to behavioral measures of auditory function is not known. (
  • The results showed that, additionally to an improvement of the behavioral discrimination performance, discrimination training of carrier frequency changes significantly modulates the MMN and N1 response amplitudes after the training. (
  • In contrast, the training in discrimination of modulation frequency was not sufficient to improve the behavioral discrimination performance and to alternate the cortical response (MMN) to the modulation frequency change. (
  • For the purpose of evaluating hearing level of handicapped children, we have carried out comparative studies of evoked response audiometry (ERA), conditioned orientation reflex audiometry (COR) and behavioral observation audiometry (BOA). (
  • The procedure is of interest to forensic audiometry. (
  • The test is recommended for infants who are at a high risk for hearing loss and in whom conventional audiometry cannot be performed. (
  • No additional testing is done with infants who pass the OAE, but infants who fail the OAE next are screened with automated auditory brainstem response (A-ABR). (
  • Cerebral asymmetry in infants, children and adults: Auditory evoked responses to speech and music stimuli. (
  • Twenty of the 21 surviving infants who failed brain stem electric response in the neonatal period did not produce an emission. (
  • De Capua B, De Felice C (2003) Newborn hearing screening by transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: analysis of response as a function of risk factors. (
  • The waves they elicit, however, are less robust in appearance than a click-evoked ABR wave V, making them harder to read, particularly if the clinician has not received training and mentorship. (
  • Click evoked otoacoustic emissions compared with brain stem electric response. (
  • In 1984, Janetta, MB Moller and AR Moller described 'Disabling positional vertigo', characterized by a history of vertigo, a small midfrequency notch on audiometry , acoustic reflex abnormalities, and an increased I-III latency with brainstem audio-evoked responses using a 'tone burst' stimulus. (
  • All individuals participating in the search conducted tone audiometry and speech, acoustic immitance measures brainstem auditory evoked potential, middle latency response and cognitive potential RESULTS: The results showed occurrencies of changes in brainstem auditory evoked potential and middle latency and cognitive potential in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. (
  • Techniques such as otoacoustic emissions, electrocochleography, and auditory brainstem responses have the potential for monitoring ototoxicity and have been used with various degrees of success [5-8]. (
  • Brainstem evoked response audiometry is a powerful diagnostic technique in audiology, otology and neurology. (
  • The method of average evoked response appears to be completely feasible for passive audiometry of school children four years of age or more. (
  • Evoked responses to motor stimuli have been reported to be normal in MSA. (
  • These patients often have a diminished ability to suppress the evoked response to the second of two auditory stimuli, known as sensory gating. (
  • an attempt to record the sum of the neural activity across the entire frequency region of the cochlea in response to a click stimuli. (
  • The current study compared responses among these stimuli. (
  • Hearing will be assessed with Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry at an audiological center. (
  • The waveforms of impulses are produced at the brainstem in response to the sound stimulus. (
  • 1969) A VI schedule for stimulus presentation in evoked response audiometry for monkeys. (
  • Wilson, W.J. and Aghdasi, F. (1999) Fast Fourier transform analysis of the auditory brainstem response: Effects of stimulus intensity and subject age, gender and test ear. (
  • to study the results obtained in Automated Evoked Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR) with a frequency-specific chirp stimulus. (
  • the band stimulus presented limited mean sensing response considerably small, high sensitivity, however, due to high rate of false positives, showed low specificity, there is a need for improvement in technique or stimulus for its future application clinical AABR. (
  • Response amplitudes of the ASSRs and loudness sensation judgements increase as the stimulus intensity increases for the four frequencies studied. (
  • 3 ] have shown, that stimulating the ventral tegmental area together with an auditory stimulus of a particular pitch increased its cortical area as well as the selectivity of the neural response to that particular pitch in the primary auditory cortex. (
  • Young adults with and without NIT did not differ regarding audiometry, OAE, and ABR.However, tinnitus patients showed decreased speech-in-noise reception. (
  • The unit is equipped with state of the art equipment and houses facilities for diagnostic audiometry, tympanometry, evoked response testing, hearing aid calibration, ear mould lab, play therapy, stroboscopy & computer aided speech analysis with VAGHMI & vocal-2, speech analysis with software. (
  • Upgrade to or replacement of an existing external speech processor, controller or speech processor and controller (integrated system) is considered medically necessary for an individual whose response to existing components is inadequate to the point of interfering with the activities of daily living or when components are no longer functional. (
  • This document addresses the use of auditory brainstem responses (ABRs) and evoked otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) for the evaluation of hearing disorders. (
  • ABR or OAE for hearing disorders is considered not medically necessary when the above criteria are not met, or for the evaluation of suspected presbycusis, or for the evaluation of suspected otosclerosis, or for individuals able to undergo standard audiometry. (
  • These provide what is called a brainstem auditory evoked response and rules out deafness due to brain damage. (
  • In this test electrodes are pasted to the skin (one placed behind the ear) and are used to record the neural responses to brief tones. (
  • As a hearing screening test in hyperactive, intellectually impaired or other children who would not able to respond to conventional audiometry . (
  • Hearing tests or audiometry includes a test of hearing capacity, followed by a test which is sometimes used to assess the brain waves that occur when you hear specific sounds. (
  • and an evoke response audiometry, which is a neurologic test of auditory functioning. (
  • The basic requirements of the field were to be able to produce a repeating sound, some way to attenuate the amplitude, a way to transmit the sound to the subject, and a means to record and interpret the subject's responses to the test. (
  • Because this test does not rely on a person's response behavior, the person being tested can be sound asleep during the test. (
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) is a test that checks the inner ear response to sound. (
  • There is poor agreement between the test results in the neonatal period and those of the follow up period, however, indicating the need for continuous monitoring of those babies failed by brain stem electric response. (
  • Steady state audiometry (SSA) is a recently developed test that, by means of stimulation with amplitude and frequency modulated tones, evokes an electroencephalogram response detected by computer processing techniques. (
  • For example, EnVivo Pharmaceuticals and Memory Pharmaceuticals monitor P50 auditory evoked response and mismatch negativity as a read-out where abnormalities in sensory gating are associated with schizophrenia. (
  • Cortical evoked responses like N1 and mismatch negativity (MMN) triggered by sound changes were recorded by a whole head magnetoencephalographic system (MEG). (
  • the responses can be manipulated to a W or a conventional P100 response by changing these parameters. (
  • After screening audiometry, these 325 cases received conventional audiometry. (
  • In 1982, we published a preliminary study on the interest in the study of cortical evoked responses audiometry (CERA) in the field of expertise. (
  • T. Murofushi and K. Kaga, "Sound sensitivity of the vestibular end-organs and sound evoked vestibulocollic reflexes in mammals," in Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential , T. Murofushi and K. Kaga, Eds. (
  • N. P. M. Todd and F. W. Cody, "Vestibular responses to loud dance music: a physiological basis of the rock and roll threshold? (
  • These procedures have also enabled researchers to isolate and identify specific components of the AER across hemispheres which appear to reflect responses to specific language-relevant acoustic and phonetic cues. (
  • This study evaluated the use of multiple auditory steady-state responses (ASSRs) to estimate the growth of loudness in listeners with normal hearing. (
  • Relationship between loudness growth function and auditory steady-state response in normal-hearing subjects. (
  • Auditory steady-state responses as neural correlates of loudness growth. (
  • Schuit, K. E., & DeBiasio, R. Kinetics of phagocyte response to group B streptococcal infections in the newborn rats. (
  • Neely, S. and Liu, Z. (1998) ABRAV: Auditory brainstem response average. (
  • Specifically, the device's highly sensitive microphone can detect minute sound emission made by inner ear outer hair cells in response to certain tones or clicking sounds. (
  • Electronic measurement of a sound that is produced by your inner ear ( cochlea ), which bounces back out of your ear in response to a sound played - it is performed by placing a small soft tip that contains a microphone and speaker into your ear, sounds are generated in the soft tip and responses that come back from your cochlea are recorded. (
  • The receptors, the hair cells, act like miniature amplifiers, each tuned mechanically by shape and function to provide a maximal electrical response when vibrated at a particular frequency by the fluid waves of the inner ear. (
  • An audiometry exam tests your ability to hear sounds. (
  • The visual evoked potential (VEP) tests the function of the visual pathway from the retina to the occipital cortex. (
  • Hearing tests or audiometry. (
  • Audiometry and brainstem auditory evoked response tests can help determine whether the eighth cranial nerve is functioning properly. (
  • The sensory transduction occurs in the organ of Corti, which is situated in the scala media en separated from the scala vestibuli and the scala tympani by reissner's membrane and the basilar membrane respectively. (
  • Nevertheless, late evoked responses show promise and may make more inroads into clinical settings in the near future. (
  • In detailed audiometry, hearing is normal if you can hear tones from 250 to 8,000 Hz at 25 dB or lower. (
  • We investigated (i) how the auditory cortex reacts to pitch difference (in carrier frequency) and changes in temporal features (modulation frequency) of AM tones and (ii) how discrimination training modulates the neuronal activity reflecting the transient auditory responses generated in the auditory cortex. (
  • We found that discrimination training differentially modulates the cortical responses to pitch changes and to envelope fluctuation changes of AM tones. (
  • Although the click stimulates a wide frequency region on the cochlea, phase cancellation of the lower-frequency responses occurs as a result of time delays along the basilar membrane. (
  • The stacked ABR is the sum of the synchronous neural activity generated from five frequency regions across the cochlea in response to click stimulation and high-pass pink noise masking. (