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Editors in Chief

Prof. Dr. Claus F. Claussen, Neurootological Research Institute of the Research Society for Smell, Taste, Hearing and Equilibrium Disorders at Bad Kissingen (4-G-F). Bad Kissingen, Germany.
Dr. med. Julia M. Bergmann,
Dr. med. Guillermo O. Bertora,
Otoneuroophthalmological Neurophysiology,
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Dr. med. Julia M. Bergmann,
Dr. med. Guillermo O. Bertora,
Otoneuroophthalmological Neurophysiology,
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Hearing loss

Hygroma. Report, a Case

Cystic hygroma was first described in 1828 and referred to as a “moist tumor.Today, this benign developmental tumor is recognized as a lymphatic malformation (also known as a lymphangioma).Cystic hygroma is a benign lymphatic malformation representing 5% to 6% of all benign tumors and 1% of all tumors (benign and malignant). Most (90%) cystic hygromas […]

The effect of music therapy on the early diagnosis of sensoneural hearing loss baby; pilot study of total care

The purpose of this study is to present the results of a pilot study of early detection of sensoneural hearing loss and early intervention to use music therapy, in order to demonstrate the applications of music therapy, and to measure systematically some of its effects on babies. Subjects for this study were 40 babies (22 […]

Hearing disorders in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm)

In patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) coexisting sensorineural hearing disorders are present frequently. These disorders can be either cochlear or retrocochlear in origin. Our aim was to study the hearing function in patients with HCM and to compare this group with age matched controls . Our audiological investigations were performed in 44 patients with HCM. […]

Comparison of hydroxyethyl starch and dextran in the treatment of sudden deafness of vascular origin

Objective/Hypothesis: The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of hydroxyethyl starch (HES 200) in the treatment of sudden deafness of vascular origin, and compare it with that of dextran 40. Study Design: Prospective study Methods: Ten patients with sudden deafness of vascular origin undergoing HES 200 therapy with the treatment program as […]

Investigation of betaserc in patients with auditory and vestibular disturbances

The AIM of this investigation is to evaluate the effect of Betaserc – 16 and 8 mg on the patients (workers in the system of transport), with vascular auditory and vestibular disturbances.

Sound intensity and audiometric findings in the odontologic practice

The goal of this assay is to establish if sound intensity is too high in the practice of odontology and if a group of dentists know and protect themselves from noise induced hearing loss.

Dizziness, hearing loss, tinnitus and nausea in otosclerosis

Neurotologic patients may present with a variety of chief complaints. It is not unusual to present with primary presenting symptoms of dizziness, hearing loss and tinnitus. Unusual in presentation is nausea without dizziness. A common finding as the fundamental etiology in many patients is the eventual diagnosis of otosclerosis …….

Depressive disorders in relation to neurootological complaints like vertigo, dizziness, hearingloss and tinnitus

Depression is a mental state of depressed mood characterised by feelings of sadness, despair, and discouragement. Depression ranges from normal feelings of “the blues” through dysthymia to major depression. It in many ways resembles the grief and mourning that follow bereavement. There are often feelings of low self-esteem, guilt, and somatic symptoms such as eating […]

Appearance and characteristics of tinnitus in childhood

The appearance of tinnitus has risen clearly also in children within the last decades. 1550 children were questioned as to whether they have tinnitus. A total of 131 children said at the interview that tinnitus had appeared or was still present. The most frequent information was the progression of an existing hardness of hearing followed […]

The use of “rt-pa” for the treatment of sudden and “chronic hearing loss”

Eighty patients with sudden hearing loss and seventy patients with a chronical cochlear function decreasing have been treated until now with intravenous infusion of a recombinant glycoprotein analogous tissutal plasminogen activator (rt-PA): 3mg dissolved in 250mg of physiological saline given every 12 hr intravenously. Specifically excluded were patients with abnormal known coagulation. No patient was […]



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