Sensorineural hearing loss

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Sensorineural hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the pathways from the inner ear to the brain. It is the most common form of permanent hearing loss, and typically cannot be repaired. Most sensorineural hearing loss is due to damaged hair cells in the inner ear, and this can be present at birth or acquired during the lifetime of the individual. Symptoms of sensorineural hearing loss 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. Treatment may include hearing aides or cochlear implants to improve hearing ability.

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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 "Sensorineural 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 "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 328 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Is nucleate cell count and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio related to patients with audiographically distinct sudden sensorineural hearing loss?
 

Author(s): Yuanyuan Sun, Liang Xia, Hui Wang, Zhengnong Chen, Yaqin Wu, Bin Chen, Haibo Shi, Yanmei Feng, Shankai Yin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10586.

 

The aim of this study was to investigate the possible relationships between sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) patients with distinct audiographic data and nucleate cell count and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR).SSNHL patients differed in audiographic curves were included, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Successful treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss by means of pharmacotherapy combined with early hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Case report.
 

Author(s): Dorota Olex-Zarychta

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(51):e9397.

 

According to the World Health Organization reports, adult-onset hearing loss is the 15th leading cause of burden of disease, and is projected to move up to 7th by the year 2030, especially in high-income countries. Sudden sensorineural hearing loss is considered by otologists as a ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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RNA sequencing uncovers the key microRNAs potentially contributing to sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Qi Li, Xiaohong Peng, Haoran Huang, Jingjing Li, Fan Wang, Jie Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(47):e8837.

 

This study aimed to identify miRNAs that may contribute to the pathogenesis of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) by RNA-seq (RNA-sequencing).RNA was extracted from SSNHL patients and healthy volunteers, respectively. Sequencing was performed on HiSeq4000 platform. After filtering, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lassa fever-induced sensorineural hearing loss: A neglected public health and social burden.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth J Mateer, Cheng Huang, Nathan Y Shehu, Slobodan Paessler

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Although an association between Lassa fever (LF) and sudden-onset sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) was confirmed clinically in 1990, the prevalence of LF-induced SNHL in endemic countries is still underestimated. LF, a viral hemorrhagic fever disease caused by Lassa virus (LASV), ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cochlear synaptopathy in acquired sensorineural hearing loss: Manifestations and mechanisms.
 

Author(s): M Charles Liberman, Sharon G Kujawa

Journal: Hear. Res.. 2017 06;349():138-147.

 

Common causes of hearing loss in humans - exposure to loud noise or ototoxic drugs and aging - often damage sensory hair cells, reflected as elevated thresholds on the clinical audiogram. Recent studies in animal models suggest, however, that well before this overt hearing loss can ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: Is there a connection with inner ear electrolytic disorders? A literature review.
 

Author(s): Andrea Ciorba, Virginia Corazzi, Chiara Bianchini, Claudia Aimoni, Henryk Skarzynski, Piotr Henryk Skarzynski, Stavros Hatzopoulos

Journal: Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2016 Dec;29(4):595-602.

 

Electrolytic disorders of the inner ear represent a model that could be implicated in partially explaining the pathogenesis of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). Different types of electrolytes and different inner-ear loci are involved in cochlear homeostasis physiologically, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

High Dose Oral Steroids in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL)

 

Last Updated: 9 Feb 2018

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Objective Measures in Cochlear Implant
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2017

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Esteem New Subject Enrollment Post Approval Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2017

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