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  • Tese de Doutorado 

    Influência da profundidade de inserção angular do feixe de eletrodos na performance auditiva de pacientes submetidos a implante coclear 

    Cabral Júnior, Francisco das Chagas (2020-01-16)
    INTRODUÇÃO: A cirurgia de implante coclear é uma terapia universalmente aceita para o tratamento de pacientes com perda auditiva de grau severo a profundo, permitindo que seus usuários detectem estímulos complexos e alcancem ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Meniere's Disease 

    Bahmad, Fayez (IntechOpen, 2020)
    Dizziness and vertigo are symptoms related to peripheral vestibular disorders. These are among the most common complaints in medical offices, and knowledge of the major diseases affecting this system is of fundamental ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    The Human Auditory System 

    Hatzopoulos, Stavros (IntechOpen, 2020)
    This book presents the latest findings in clinical audiology with a strong emphasis on new emerging technologies that facilitate and optimize a better assessment of the patient. The book has been edited with a strong ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Advances in Rehabilitation of Hearing Loss 

    Zanetti, Diego (IntechOpen, 2020)
    This book covers some innovative aspects of the multifaceted and continuously evolving field of rehabilitation of hearing loss. International leading experts share their view and advanced experience on unilateral deafness, ...
  • Artigo 

    Otobone®: Three-dimensional printed Temporal Bone Biomodel for Simulation of Surgical Procedures 

    Bento, Ricardo Ferreira; Rocha, Bruno Aragão; Freitas, Edson Leite; Balsalobre, Fernando de Andrade (Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Oct;23(4):e451-e454. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688924., 2019-10)
    INTRODUCTION: The anatomy of the temporal bone is complex due to the large number of structures and functions grouped in this small bone space, which do not exist in any other region in the human body. With the difficulty ...
  • Artigo 

    Stem-cell therapy for hearing loss: are we there yet? 

    Dufner-Almeida, Luiz Gustavo; Cruz, Dayane Bernardino da; Mingroni Netto, Regina Célia; Batissoco, Ana Carla; Oiticica, Jeanne; Salazar-Silva, Rodrigo (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul - Aug;85(4):520-529. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.04.006., 2019-07)
    INTRODUCTION: Mammalian hair cells and auditory neurons do not show regenerative capacity. Hence, damage to these cell types is permanent and leads to hearing loss. However, there is no treatment that re-establishes auditory ...
  • Artigo 

    Hearing Health: A Major Concern for the 21st Century 

    Bento, Ricardo Ferreira; Sousa, Natália Cândido de  (Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul;23(3):e254-e255. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1692980., 2019-07)
    The results of the most recent studies on Global Burden of Disease (GBD) indicate a growing and, now, alarming burden of hearing loss. Researches involved in hearing loss are being targeted to provide detailed information ...
  • Artigo 

    Contribution of the GSTP1 c.313A>G variant to hearing loss risk in patients exposed to platin chemotherapy during childhood. 

    Liberman, Patricia Helena Pecora; Goffi-Gomez, Maria Valéria Schmidt; Schultz, Christiane; Jacob, P. L.; Paula, C. A. A. de; Sartorato, E. L.; Torrezan, G. T.; Ferreira, E. N; Carraro, D. M. (Clin Transl Oncol. 2019 May;21(5):630-635. doi: 10.1007/s12094-018-1964-7., 2019-05)
    BACKGROUND AND AIM: Ototoxicity is a potential adverse effect of chemotherapy with platin drugs, such as cisplatin and carboplatin, in children. Hearing loss (HL) affecting frequencies below 4 kHz can compromise speech ...
  • Artigo 

    Evaluation of selective attention in patients with misophonia. 

    Silva, Fúlvia Eduarda da; Sanchez, Tanit Ganz (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May - Jun;85(3):303-309. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2018.02.005., 2019-05)
    INTRODUCTION: Misophonia is characterized by the aversion to very selective sounds, which evoke a strong emotional reaction. It has been inferred that misophonia, as well as tinnitus, is associated with hyperconnectivity ...
  • Artigo 

    Speech Recognition of Cochlear Implant Users Inside a Noisy Helicopter Environment. 

    Caldeira, Juliana Maria Araujo; Goffi-Gomez, Maria Valéria Schmidt; Imamura, Rui; Bento, Ricardo Ferreira (Audiol Neurootol. 2019 Apr 5;24(1):32-37. doi: 10.1159/000497031., 2019-04)
    In this study, we tested whether the speech recognition, through radio communications, of cochlear implant (CI) users inside a noisy helicopter cockpit is adequate for safe flight. Method: Speech recognition tests (sentences, ...
  • Artigo 

    Caloric test and video head impulse test sensitivity as vestibular impairment predictors before cochlear implant surgery. 

    Bittar, Roseli Saraiva Moreira; Sato, Eduardo Setsuo; Silva-Ribeiro, Douglas Josimo; Oiticica, Jeanne; Mezzalira, Raquel; Tsuji, Robinson Koji; Bento, Ricardo Ferreira (Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2019 Mar 14;74:e786. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2019/e786., 2019-03)
    OBJECTIVES: Currently, cochlear implant procedures are becoming increasingly broad and have greatly expanded. Bilateral cochlear implants and cochlear implants are more frequently applied in children. Our hypothesis is ...
  • Artigo 

    Further evidence for loss-of-function mutations in the CEACAM16 gene causing nonsyndromic autosomal recessive hearing loss in humans. 

    Dias, Alex Marcel Moreira; Lezirovitz, Karina; Nicastro, Fernanda Stávale; Mendes, Beatriz C. A.; Mingroni-Netto, Regina Célia (J Hum Genet. 2019 Mar;64(3):257-260. doi: 10.1038/s10038-018-0546-4., 2019-03)
    Mutations in the CEACAM6 gene were first described as causing autosomal dominant nonsyndromic hearing loss, but two splice-altering variants have been recently described as causing autosomal recessive nonsyndromic hearing ...
  • Tese de Doutorado 

    Condições da cóclea em pacientes oncológicos: opções na reabilitação auditiva 

    Schultz, Christiane (2019)
    Os pacientes oncológicos que fazem uso de derivados da platina apresentam como sintoma da ototoxicidade a diminuição da acuidade auditiva principalmente em frequências altas. As perdas auditivas de configuração descendente ...
  • Tese de Doutorado 

    Habilidades auditivas em indivíduos com entrada auditiva monoaural: aspectos temporais do processamento auditivo e reconhecimento de fala 

    Rodrigues, Flávia Leme (2019)
    Alterações periféricas geram prejuízo evidente para o reconhecimento de fala principalmente quando a perda da audição é bilateral, porém as dificuldades são descritas na literatura também em indivíduos com surdez unilateral, ...
  • Tese de Doutorado 

    A influência dos níveis de estimulação elétrica sobre os limiares auditivos, o reconhecimento de fala e o potencial evocado auditivo cortical em usuários de implante coclear 

    Martins, Kelly Vasconcelos Chaves (2019)
    Introdução: A programação do implante coclear (IC) baseia-se tanto na medida dos níveis mínimos de corrente elétrica necessários para estimular o nervo auditivo como na medida dos níveis máximos para gerar sensação forte, ...
  • Dissertação de Mestrado 

    Eficácia do agulhamento a seco no incômodo do zumbido crônico em portadores de pontos gatilhos miofasciais 

    Campagna, Carla Alexandra (2019)
    O zumbido pode ser definido como percepção de som nas orelhas ou na cabeça na ausência de fonte sonora externa. Estudo recente feito na cidade de São Paulo detectou que a prevalência de zumbido é de 22% da população. É um ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Dizziness: A Resource 

    Anderwald, Ruth; Feyertag, Karoline; Grond, Leonhard (Sternberg Press, 2019)
    The feelings of dizziness and vibrations are closely related. Most people experience vibrations at one point or another, and some even frequently. The unmistakable feeling of the body vibrating can be overwhelming. More ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Selected Topics in Facial Nerve Disorders 

    Al-Zwaini, Isam Jaber (IntechOpen, 2019)
    The facial nerve (seventh cranial nerve) is the nerve of facial expression. It innervates all superficial muscles of the face and scalp, the contraction of which is responsible for all our numerous facial expressions like ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Management of Tinnitus 

    Wang, Tang-Chuan (IntechOpen, 2019)
    Tinnitus ("ringing in the ears") is a serious health condition that can negatively affect a patient's quality of life. Although there is presently no way to cure tinnitus, there are some good, well-established methods that ...
  • Capítulo de Ebook  Aberto

    Surgical Procedures for Ménière’s Disease 

    Bento, Ricardo Ferreira; Lopes, Paula Tardim (IntechOpen, 2019)
    The aim of this chapter is to present a literature review on some of the main articles describing different interventions for the treatment in patients with progressive intractable Ménière disease symptoms. Even though ...

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