Conductive Hearing Loss

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Conductive Hearing Loss

Conductive hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the outer ear, eardrum, or middle ear that disrupts the path of soundwaves to the inner ear. It can be caused by earwax, fluid buildup, or less commonly tumors in the middle ear or ear canal. Treatment for conductive hearing loss depends on the patient's individual symptoms, but may include cochlear implants, hearing aids, surgery, or antibiotics. Symptoms include delayed development of speech or unclear speech, use of high volume on electronic viewing devices, and consistent need to ask for repitition in conversation.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

Bringing understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Conductive Hearing Loss" for support, advocacy or research.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

Bringing understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear.

http://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Conductive Hearing Loss" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

High-frequency conductive hearing loss as a diagnostic test for incomplete ossicular discontinuity in non-cholesteatomatous chronic suppurative otitis media.
 

Author(s): Krishnamurti M A Sarmento, André Luiz Lopes Sampaio, Tatiana Guthierre Targino Santos, Carlos Augusto Costa Pires de Oliveira

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Chronic suppurative otitis media, with or without cholesteatoma, may lead to erosion of the ossicles and discontinuity of the ossicular chain. In incomplete ossicular discontinuity (IOD), partial erosion of the ossicles occurs, but some sound transmission is noted throughout the ossicular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Wideband acoustic immittance in children with Down syndrome: prediction of middle-ear dysfunction, conductive hearing loss and patent PE tubes.
 

Author(s): Lisa L Hunter, Douglas H Keefe, M Patrick Feeney, David K Brown, Jareen Meinzen-Derr, Alaaeldin M Elsayed, Julia M Amann, Vairavan Manickam, Denis Fitzpatrick, Sally R Shott

Journal: Int J Audiol. 2017 Sep;56(9):622-634.

 

The purpose of this study was to evaluate pressurised wideband acoustic immittance (WAI) tests in children with Down syndrome (DS) and in typically developing children (TD) for prediction of conductive hearing loss (CHL) and patency of pressure equalising tubes (PETs).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Developmental Conductive Hearing Loss Reduces Modulation Masking Release.
 

Author(s): Antje Ihlefeld, Yi-Wen Chen, Dan H Sanes

Journal: Trends Hear. ;20():2331216516676255.

 

Hearing-impaired individuals experience difficulties in detecting or understanding speech, especially in background sounds within the same frequency range. However, normally hearing (NH) human listeners experience less difficulty detecting a target tone in background noise when the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Conductive Hearing Loss" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pleomorphic adenoma presenting with conductive hearing loss in the ear canal: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ayako Maruyama, Takao Tokumaru, Ken Kitamura

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Pleomorphic adenoma accounts for 65 percent of all salivary gland tumors. It has been identified in several anatomical regions, but pleomorphic adenoma arising in the ear canal, first described in 1951, is extremely rare.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Conductive hearing loss caused by third-window lesions of the inner ear.
 

Author(s): Saumil N Merchant, John J Rosowski

Journal: Otol. Neurotol.. 2008 Apr;29(3):282-9.

 

Various authors have described conductive hearing loss (CHL), defined as an air-bone gap on audiometry, in patients without obvious middle ear pathologic findings. Recent investigations have suggested that many of these cases are due to disorders of the inner ear, resulting in pathologic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Use of ADHEAR, a Non-Implantable Bone Conduction Hearing System, in Children With Single Sided Deafness and/or Conductive Hearing Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Conductive Hearing Loss; Single Sided Deafness

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2018

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Clinical Performance of a New Implant System for Bone Conduction Hearing
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Deafness; Sensoneural Single Sided; Conductive Hearing Loss; Mixed Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2017

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The Effect of Early Non-Surgical Treatment of Children With Middle Ear Effusion on the Hearing
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Secretory Otitis Media; Acute Otitis Media

 

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2016

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