E L Derlacki

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This study investigated whether conductive hearing loss reduces normal binaural hearing advantages and whether binaural hearing advantages are normal in patients who have had hearing thresholds improved by middle ear surgery. Binaural hearing was assessed at a test frequency of 500 Hz using the masking level difference and interaural time discrimination(More)
Our literature review has tabulated 33 jugular foramen neuromas that appeared either as a neurologic "syndrome of the jugular foramen" like a glomas tumor, or similar to an acoustic tumor. The few posterior fossa tumors involving the eighth nerve or encroaching upon it that have been removed and resulted in cochleovestibular preservation or recovery have(More)
A review of 217 consecutive revision stapes operations performed during a ten-year period revealed that the surgeon encounters more pathological variables than he does during primary operations. Hence, the technical solutions are less stereotyped and the net results less predictable. Prosthesis displacement, with or without incus tip erosion, was the most(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if patients with Meniere's disease possess serum IgE specific for herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1, HSV type 2, Epstein-Barr virus, and/or cytomegalovirus. DESIGN A modified radioallergosorbent test method was employed wherein each serum sample was processed with recombinant protein A to remove competing non-IgE antibodies, and(More)