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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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.

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 208 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Nontumorous Enlargement of the Internal Auditory Canal: A Risk Factor for Sensorineural Hearing Loss? A High Resolution CT-Study.
 

Author(s): H Stimmer, H P Niedermeyer, V Kehl, E J Rummeny

Journal: Rofo. 2015 Jun;187(6):450-8.

 

First aim of the study was to define normal shape and diameter of the internal auditory canal (IAC). In the second part the clinical relevance of IAC-enlargement was analyzed, considering also lesions of the subtle structures at the fundus of the internal auditory canal.

Last Updated: 28 May 2015

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Last Updated: 19 Mar 2015

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 26 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impact of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents and acetaminophen on sensorineural hearing loss: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Meghann E Kyle, James C Wang, Jennifer J Shin

Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar;152(3):393-409.

 

To perform a systematic review evaluating the association between sensorineural hearing loss and (1) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as a class, (2) NSAIDs available over the counter, (3) NSAIDs in short intravenous courses, (4) prescription NSAIDs utilized by patients ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015

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Ubiquitous aspirin: a systematic review of its impact on sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Meghann Elizabeth Kyle, James C Wang, Jennifer J Shin

Journal: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan;152(1):23-41.

 

This systematic review evaluates the impact of aspirin on audiometric outcomes with respect to: (1) doses exceeding 325 mg daily, (2) doses of 325 mg daily or less, (3) studies applicable to the general populace, and (4) studies applicable to those with inflammatory conditions. It ...

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2014

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Long QT and Hearing Loss Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Long QT Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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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: 17 Jun 2015

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