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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Previous studies on hearing loss (HL) after acoustic neuroma removal concentrate mainly on pure-tone hearing results rather than hearing disability. Our objectives were to use the Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing scale (SSQ), a comprehensively validated questionnaire, to characterize and quantify the auditory disabilities that(More)
OBJECTIVE Long-term tympanostomy tubes are associated with a significant rate of complications, particularly persistent perforation. We describe the outcomes of 57 subannular ventilation tube insertions in 45 consecutive patients. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SUBJECTS We studied 45 consecutive patients with chronic otitis media with effusion and(More)
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