Aksel Møller Grøntved

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The aim of this study was to assess the benefits of cochlear implantation (CI) in adults and to evaluate the average implant usage per day. Ten profoundly deaf adults were implanted during the period April 1994 to September 1997. The patients answered questionnaires 1 year or more after receiving their cochlear implants. All of the patients used their(More)
In a double-blind randomized placebo trial, the effect of the powdered rhizome of ginger (Zingiber officinale) was tested on seasickness. Eighty naval cadets, unaccustomed to sailing in heavy seas reported during voyages on the high seas, symptoms of seasickness every hour for 4 consecutive hours after ingestion of 1 g of the drug or placebo. Ginger root(More)
The effect of powdered ginger root (Zingiber officinale) upon vertigo and nystagmus following caloric stimulation of the vestibular system was studied in 8 healthy volunteers in a double-blind crossover placebo trial. The results reported are based upon 48 vertigo scores and 48 electronystagmograms. Ginger root reduced the induced vertigo significantly(More)
Patients with isolated erosion of the long incus process suffer from severe hearing loss caused by lack of continuity of the ossicular chain. This study is a retrospective evaluation of the hearing results using two different surgical procedures. Since January 1993, 12 consecutive patients with isolated erosion of the long incus process have been treated(More)
Auditory Brain stem Responses (ABR) were performed prospectively in 24 severely constitutionally dyslexic children. None of the subjects showed any signs of organic or psychologic abnormality. The results were matched with a corresponding group of normal children. The response latencies of the two groups were almost identical (no statistically significant(More)
The present series is comprised of 155 patients from the county of Funen who were operated on for tumors of the parotid gland during the 5-year period, 1978 to 1982. Fifteen cases were malignant, 116 were benign, while no neoplasms were found in 24 cases. The incidence was calculated as 5.8 parotid neoplasms per year per 100,000 inhabitants. Computation of(More)
Retrospectively, 67 patients with inverted nasal papillomas were studied. In 12, the lesions were localized exclusively on the nasal septum. In 55, the lesion involved the lateral wall and/or the paranasal sinuses. There was a male predominance of 3:1. After histological revision the most dominating epithelial type was found to be transitional. Inverted(More)
Otoneurological examination was performed on 14 patients with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis. Eight patients had radiological type I osteopetrosis, characterized by a pronounced osteosclerosis of the skull and an enlarged thickness of the cranial vault. Six patients had type II, in which osteosclerosis is most pronounced at the base of the skull. All(More)
A questionnaire administered 2 years after classical laser uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) showed that 42% of 69 patients had complaints. Most of the complaints, however, were comparatively minor. The most frequent complaint was a tendency to nasal regurgitation (13%), although only two patients needed treatment. Other complaints were pharyngeal(More)
The aim of this study was to compare oesophageal pH-metry with laryngeal signs and symptoms in patients suspected of laryngeal reflux disease. A total of 60 patients with voice disorders, who were suspected of laryngeal reflux, were tested by single probe oesophageal pH monitoring. Thirty-two suffered from reflux laryngitis. A comparison of symptoms in(More)