Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

An Excursus into Hearing Loss

Edited by Stavros Hatzopoulos

University of Ferrara

Co-editor:

Andrea Ciorba

University of Ferrara

The main objective of this volume is to diffuse the latest information related to hearing loss, which is among the most prevalent chronic disabilities worldwide. Nowadays, it is clear that the identification and rehabilitation of hearing impairment, when possible, have to be adequately and promptly managed because hearing loss can seriously interfere with psychosocial development, family dynamics, and social interactions. This book has been edited with a strong educational perspective (all chapters include an extensive introduction to their corresponding topic and an extensive glossary of terms). This book contains various materials suitable for graduate students in audiology, ENT, hearing science, and neurosciences.

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An Excursus into Hearing LossEdited by Stavros Hatzopoulos

Published: May 30th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69828

ISBN: 978-1-78923-213-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-212-7

Copyright year: 2018

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959 Total Chapter Downloads

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Open access peer-reviewed

1. Effects of Genetic Background on Susceptibility and the Acceleration of Hearing Loss in Mice

By Shumpei P. Yasuda, Yuki Miyasaka and Yoshiaki Kikkawa

84

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2. Genetic Basis of Hearing Loss

By Agnieszka Pollak and Monika Ołdak

100

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3. Hearing Loss in Congenital Microtia

By Kenichi Takano

87

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4. Characterization of Hearing Loss in Children with Mucopolysaccharidosis

By Diego Zanetti, Margherita Vezzani, Federica Di Berardino, Serena Gasperini and Rossella Parini

75

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5. Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

By Harun Acıpayam, Hasan Emre Koçak and Mustafa Suphi Elbistanlı

94

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6. Hearing Loss at High Frequencies and Oxidative Stress: A New Paradigm for Different Etiologies

By Klinger Vagner Teixeira da Costa, Kelly Cristina Lira de Andrade, Maria Eduarda di Cavalcanti, Ana Claudia Figueiredo Frizzo, Aline Tenório Lins Carnaúba and Pedro de Lemos Menezes

71

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7. Hearing Screening around the World

By Piotr Henryk Skarżyński and Maciej Ludwikowski

91

Open access peer-reviewed

8. Cochlear Implants: An Excursus into the Technologies and Clinical Applications

By Mohammad Hossein Khosravi, Ali Kouhi, Sasan Dabiri, Pedram Borghei and Masoumeh Saeedi

113

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9. Hearing Aids

By Ryota Shimokura

151

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10. Controlling the Biocompatibility and Mechanical Effects of Implantable Microelectrodes to Improve Chronic Neural Recordings in the Auditory Nervous System

By Payton Lin, Yu Tsao and Li-Wei Kuo

93

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