Neuropathies of the Auditory and Vestibular Eighth Cranial by Arnold Starr (auth.), Kimitaka Kaga M.D., Ph.D., Arnold

By Arnold Starr (auth.), Kimitaka Kaga M.D., Ph.D., Arnold Starr M.D. (eds.)

Auditory neuropathy is gaining extra consciousness as new findings come to gentle and as listening to screening of newborns has been brought in lots of international locations some time past decade. A compilation of analysis issues from world wide, this ebook offers the newest wisdom at the neuropathy of the auditory and vestibular 8th cranial nerves, with invaluable details on pathophysiology and genetics, new subtypes, and up to date examine on cochlear implants in sufferers with auditory neuropathy, together with young ones. one of the numerous significant sections of the booklet, one offers neurological circumstances and one other specializes in historic concerns. overlaying a variety of similar subject matters, the booklet presents a wealth of insights in this ailment entity and on auditory and vestibular neuropathy specifically. it's a worthy and informative reference for all these drawn to and anxious with auditory nerve affliction, particularly for scientific scholars, researchers, and clinicians.

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Details of subjects and localization results (a) Clinical and audiological data of subjects with auditory neuropathy (AN) Subject AN 1 AN 2 AN 3 Sex/age (years) L/R pure tone average (dB) L/R speech score (%) IID sound lateralization ITD sound lateralization L/R OAEs L/R ABR M/35 95/85 0/0 Detected Failed Normal/normal Absent/absent F/61 48/43 20/15 Detected Failed Normal/normal Absent/absent F/67 51/78 10/0 Failed Failed Normal/normal Absent/absent AN, auditory neuropathy; F/M, female/male; L/R, left ear/right ear; IID, interaural intensity difference; ITD, interaural time difference; OAEs, otoacoustic emissions; ABR, auditory brainstem response Sound Localization and Lateralization 39 Fig.

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