Anton Gros

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OBJECTIVE To quantify the relationship between the stage of histologic changes of the stapedial footplate in otosclerosis and the magnitude of preoperative hearing loss, tinnitus, vestibular disorder, and postoperative improvement of hearing. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS The study included 97(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of acquired auditory control on some voice parameters in deaf children and adults after cochlear implantation. STUDY DESIGN Prospective clinical study. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Twenty-nine prelingually deafened children and 11 postlingually deafened adults. INTERVENTIONS The samples of a vowel /a/(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the hearing results of revision stapes surgery performed because of previously failed operations and to determine the causes of failure. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of revision stapes operations. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Sixty-three consecutive revision stapes operations were(More)
Our study aimed to show whether it is useful to preserve the stapedial muscle during the surgical treatment of otosclerosis. The study was carried out on 67 patients with tympanoscopic evidence of otosclerosis. In group A (34 patients) the stapedial muscle was intra-operatively preserved as follows: the stapedial suprastructure with preserved muscle tendon(More)
The importance of early hearing screening has long been recognized, as the prognosis for the hearing impaired child is improved when the diagnosis is made as early as possible, and the intervention is begun immediately. For clinical screening of hearing impairment, the recording of otoacoustic emissions was recommended. As some risk factors for early brain(More)
OBJECTIVE Some of the voice characteristics of deaf people differ considerably from those of speakers with normal hearing. After a cochlear implantation, auditory control of voice production is possible and the quality of the voice is improved. The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in some of the voice parameters in deaf children after(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the music perception abilities of prelingually deaf children with cochlear implants, in comparison to a group of normal-hearing children, and to consider the factors that contribute to music perception. METHODS The music perception abilities of 39 prelingually deaf children with unilateral cochlear implants were compared to the(More)
Patients & Methods; Electroaudiometry (EAM) is a subjective, noninvasive investigation where the stimulating electrode lays in the external ear canal. It was performed in 86 deaf patients. In contrast, to detect the electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses (EABR), myringotomy is necessary and a stimulating electrode has to be inserted close to the(More)
Twenty-nine children between the ages of 2-months- and 7-years-old were tracheotomized at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Med. Centre, Ljubljana, from 1965 to 1974. Decannulation was performed 6 days postoperatively, on the average. Complications of tracheotomy were observed in 2 children only; one child died on the 7. postoperative day to basic(More)
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