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.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 197 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Glucocorticoid influence on prognosis of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Eduardo Amaro Bogaz, Flavia A de Barros Suzuki, Bruno A Antunes Rossini, Daniel Paganini Inoue, Norma de Oliveira Penido

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;80(3):213-9.

 

Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (ISSHL) is defined when a loss of at least 30 dB occurs in over 3 continuous frequencies, in up to 72 hours, of which etiology is not established, despite adequate investigation. Different types of treatment regimens have been proposed, ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2014

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Correlation of the findings of auditory steady-state evoked potential and of behavioral hearing assessment in infants with sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Vanessa Barcelos de Farias, Pricila Sleifer, Luciane Ferreira Pauletti, Cristiane Fernandes Diehl Krimberg

Journal: Codas. ;26(3):226-30.

 

To correlate the findings of an open-field audiometry with the thresholds of steady-state auditory-evoked potentials (SSAEPs) found in infants of up to 6 months of age with sensorineural hearing loss.

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2014

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[Etiologic profile of severe and profound sensorineural hearing loss in children in the region of north-central Morocco].
 

Author(s): Mohammed Ridal, Naouar Outtasi, Zainab Taybi, Redouan Boulouiz, Sanae Chaouki, Meryem Boubou, Mustapha Maaroufi, Najib Benmansour, Zouheir Zaki, Karim Ouldim, Hamid Barakat, Mustapha Hida, Siham Tizniti, Mohamed Noreddine El Alami

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Last Updated: 14 Jul 2014

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors and sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Monique Antunes de Souza Chelminski Barreto, Fayez Bahmad Jr

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;79(6):727-33.

 

Phosphodiesterase type 5 Inhibitors, such as sildenafil, vardenafil and tadalafil have been increasingly used today and some of the users have developed sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014

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[Universal screening program and early intervention (USPEI) in congenital bilateral sensorineural hearing loss in Chile].
 

Author(s): Nicolás Albertz, Felipe Cardemil, Maritza Rahal, Francisca Mansilla, Rodrigo Cárdenas, Pedro Zitko

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2013 Aug;141(8):1057-63.

 

Congenital hearing loss is the total or partial inability to hear sounds through the ears. It is the most common disability in newborns in Chile and worldwide, and is a permanent condition. The direct impact on children who are not adequately diagnosed is the alteration in acquisition ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2014

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Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss: the otology-rheumatology interface.
 

Author(s): Tamara Mijovic, Anthony Zeitouni, Inés Colmegna

Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 May;52(5):780-9.

 

Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a rare clinical entity characterized by a progressive fluctuating bilateral asymmetric SNHL that develops over several weeks to months. Vestibular symptoms, tinnitus and aural fullness are present in up to 50% of patients. Due to the ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2013

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Long QT and Hearing Loss Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Long QT Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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Genetic Analysis of Hereditary Disorders of Hearing and Balance
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Hearing Disorder; Vestibular Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Efficacy of Antiviral Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2013

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