conductive hearing loss


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conductive hearing loss

[kən‚dək·tiv ′hir·iŋ ‚lȯs]
(physiology)
Failure of sound to be transmitted properly to the receptors in the inner ear so that sounds must be made louder to be heard.
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Hence, screening programs and awareness programs for adults and elderly individuals, which focus on early detection and educating people on long-term effects of conductive hearing loss are suggested.
In conclusion, we present a case of conductive hearing loss in a patient with Larsen syndrome.
After Laptook (21) applied RME to a patient who had conductive hearing loss, he reported that hearing improved dramatically within the first 1.
All patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria of being indigenous black South Africans with progressive painless conductive hearing loss without infection or trauma, normal tympanic membrane and the presence of a Carhart notch on the audiogram, were included.
The average degree of hearing loss ranged from minimal conductive hearing loss to moderately severe conductive hearing loss.
Hearing impairment due to conductive hearing loss can have a devastating effect on children's language development, and consequently educational outcomes, especially for Indigenous students, for whom there may be the additional issue of being educated in their second or third language.
BAHA are surgically implanted into patients who have nerve end conductive hearing loss, which can be caused by chronic ear infections.
Two 6-year-old siblings with conductive hearing loss and fluid in both ears were easily diagnosed.
During the conference the newly formed group introduced the SMartTM prosthesis product for surgical correction of conductive hearing loss.
When hearing loss is caused by a physical problem in the external ear or in the middle ear, it is referred to as a conductive hearing loss.
Less frequently, otosclerosis may cause a sensorineural hearing loss (damaged sensory cells and/or nerve fibers of the inner ear), as well as a conductive hearing loss.
Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound waves are prevented from passing to the inner ear.