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

Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Auditory Neural Pathway for Clinical Outcome of Cochlear Implantation in Pediatric Congenital Sensorineural Hearing Loss Patients.
 

Author(s): Lexing Huang, Wenbin Zheng, Chunxiao Wu, Xiaoqin Wei, Xianguang Wu, Yanting Wang, Hongyi Zheng

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Although conventional structural MRI provides vital information in the evaluation of congenital sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), it is relatively insensitive to white matter microstructure. Our objective was to evaluate possible changes in microstructure of the auditory pathway ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Gallstone is correlated with an increased risk of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a retrospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Chong-Chi Chiu, Kuan-Ji Lee, Shih-Feng Weng, Yuan-Ming Yang, Yung-Song Lin

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This study aims to test the hypothesis that gallstone disease (GSD) is a risk factor for the development of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL). Research has shown risks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in patients with GSD; however, well-conducted English ...

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2015

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Recovery of Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss.
 

Author(s): Deniz Tuna Edizer, Özlem Çelebi, Bahtiyar Hamit, Ahmet Baki, Özgür Yiğit

Journal: J Int Adv Otol. 2015 Aug;11(2):122-6.

 

The objective was to identify and evaluate factors that may influence the recovery rate in patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL).

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2015

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 32 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acupuncture therapy for sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Xin-chang Zhang, Xiu-ping Xu, Wen-tao Xu, Wen-zhen Hou, Ying-ying Cheng, Chang-xi Li, Guang-xia Ni

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Acupuncture has commonly been used in China, either alone or in combination with Western medicine, to treat sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL). The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the efficacy and safety of acupuncture therapy for patients with SSHL.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2015

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The relationship between serum lipids and sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): I Jen Chang, Chung Jan Kang, Chen Yu Yueh, Ku Hao Fang, Re Ming Yeh, Yao Te Tsai

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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is a relatively common condition that is usually of unknown etiology. A number of individual studies have investigated the association between various serum lipids and SSNHL; however, the findings have been inconsistent. In an attempt to obtain ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2015

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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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Autologous Bone Marrow Harvest and Transplant for Sensorineural Hearing Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2015

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Long QT and Hearing Loss Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Long QT Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016

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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: 25 May 2016

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