Alina Sanches Gonçales

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UNLABELLED Speech understanding disorders in the elderly may be due to peripheral or central auditory dysfunctions. Asymmetry of results in dichotic testing increases with age, and may reflect on a lack of inter-hemisphere transmission and cognitive decline. AIM To investigate auditory processing of aged people with no hearing complaints. STUDY DESIGN(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of the evaluation of auditory perception of cochlear implant users is to determine how the acoustic signal is processed, leading to the recognition and understanding of sound. OBJECTIVE To investigate the differences in the process of auditory speech perception in individuals with postlingual hearing loss wearing a cochlear(More)
INTRODUCTION Cochlear Implant is a sensory prosthesis capable of restoring hearing in patients with severe or profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. OBJECTIVE To evaluate if there is a better side to be implanted in post-lingual patients. METHODS Retrospective longitudinal study. Participants were 40 subjects, of both sex, mean age of 47 years,(More)
Introduction The auditory system of HIV-positive children may have deficits at various levels, such as the high incidence of problems in the middle ear that can cause hearing loss. Objective The objective of this study is to characterize the development of children infected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the Simplified Auditory Processing Test(More)
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