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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the perceptive and linguistic results in 2 predefined genetic population of children with implants. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Otolaryngology department of a tertiary referral hospital. PATIENTS Among 336 children with prelingual deafness who underwent implantation in our department between 1997 and 2007, 85(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to report pediatric cochlear reimplantation data focusing on failure of the device and to assess surgical challenges and functional outcomes. METHODS Retrospective case review from 1990 to 2012. Tertiary referral academic center. A retrospective review of medical and surgical records, audiologic results, and report of the(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze vestibular function Q2 (VF) after cochlear implantation (CI) in children. METHODS Retrospective cohort study at a tertiary pediatric referral center. 43 children that had vestibular testing (VT) after unilateral cochlear implantation, from 2001 to 2010, were included. CT scan of the temporal bone was done systematically before(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Vocal fold paralysis is the second most common congenital laryngeal anomaly in newborns. Bilateral paralysis is a severe condition and often remains of unknown etiology. We report our experience of congenital idiopathic bilateral vocal fold paralysis in newborns and infants, and discuss the therapeutic options. STUDY DESIGN(More)
Laryngeal papillomatosis is a rare, potentially severe cause of recurrent laryngeal dyspnea. It should be known as a cause of laryngeal dyspnea resistant to the usual treatments. We report on two pediatric cases of severe laryngeal papillomatosis with respiratory distress and failure. These observations illustrate the importance of early adequate treatment.
Pediatric stridor is usually due to benign laryngomalacia. This pathology of unknown origin usually heals spontaneously during the first 18 months of life. Mild laryngomalacia is characterized by normal weight growth, the absence of sleep apneas and of associated swallowing or neurological disorders. Medical treatment is sufficient to release symptoms.(More)
We report a case of intermittent dysfunction in a 10-years-old boy, implanted with MedEL(®) cochlear implant. Few weeks after the surgery the boy described short and intermittent episodes of implant dysfunction with rapid return to a normal function. No evidence for any electric or neural dysfunction was found. After few weeks, a clinical link was(More)
Children with Down syndrome are at increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The aim of the study was to describe the management of OSA in a large cohort of children with Down syndrome. A retrospective analysis of sleep studies and consequent management was performed for all consecutive Down syndrome patients evaluated between September 2013 and(More)
The greeting behavior of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) was evaluated in a pharmacological test. It was observed in pairs of juvenile subjects reunited after a separation of two days. The observational measures were the duration of greeting behavior (social grooming, social play, and huddling) and the frequency of presentations, mounts and solicitations.(More)
OBJECTIVE To study gain and cutaneous tolerance of the Sophono Alpha1 implant, used for unilateral hearing rehabilitation in children with ear atresia, and to demonstrate non-inferiority compared to the referral closed skin device, BAHA® on a test-band. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifteen children included in a prospective clinical trial from September 2010 to(More)