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OBJECTIVE Peripheral hearing loss has been commonly reported in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate (NSCLP) but few studies have provided information about central auditory nervous system (CANS) functioning for this group. The main objective of this study was to explore CANS functioning in infants with NSCLP through analysis of auditory(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate possible structural abnormalities of the central auditory pathway in infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate (NSCL/P). PARTICIPANTS Twenty-seven Chinese infants with NSCL/P, aged from 6 to 24 months. INTERVENTION Morphological magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of the central auditory nervous system (CANS)(More)
OBJECTIVE To objectively investigate the auditory status of mainland Chinese infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate and to evaluate an auditory assessment protocol for this group. DESIGN Prospective cohort case review. PATIENTS OR OTHER PARTICIPANTS A total of 42 Chinese infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate aged 6 to 24 months.(More)
This paper examines the drivers of internationalization for multinational corporations from developing economies. Based on resource dependence and institution theory, this paper uses firm-level and country-level factors to systematically assess the reasons for internationalization of MNEs from developing countries. We find that technological and human(More)
The design, configuration, operation and maintenance of configuration files in intelligent substation are currently still utilizing the models for secondary system of regular substation. The disadvantages, such as the separation of design and configuration and the lack of control means in configuration files, make the configuration files in the fade zone of(More)
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