OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify the differences in the NRT measures, behavioral measures, and their relationship between the group of congenitally deaf children operated in the first years of life and the group of children operated in the school age. METHODS The study included 40 congenitally deaf children with cochlear implants divided… (More)
The paper aimed to determine the incidence of colonization of Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae type b and Neisseria meningitidis in the nasopharynges of healthy children in two preschool institutions during winter and spring months, without using antimicrobial treatment or serotyping of these bacteria. In addition to… (More)
BPPV is generally the most common cause of vertigo, caused by a pinch-off of tiny calcium carbonate crystals (called the otoconia or the otoliths) from the macula utriculi, most frequently due to the degenerative processes or a trauma, whereby the crystals, under the action of gravity in certain head positions coinciding with its direction, arrive to some… (More)
Physiologic and developmental role of mastoid pneumatisation in children with otitis media with effusion (OME) is still controversial. For measuring mastoid pneumatisation and examine developmental characteristics, we used children with orofacial malformation of high risk for long term negative pressure in the middle ear and are expected to have lower rate… (More)
The aim of this article is to present clinical features, diagnostic procedures and surgical treatment of a rare ear tumor. We report a case of 78 year old female with hidradenoma of the external auditory canal. Patient had a sensation of pain and fullness with permanent ottorhea from the right ear for one year Temporal bone computed tomography showed a… (More)
The aim of the paper is to describe the clinical picture of benign paroxysmal vertigo (BPV) in childhood. BPV in childhood often goes unrecognized in spite of the fact that vertigo and balance disorders are not uncommon in children. Four cases are described with clinical examination findings between the attacks.
The aims were to determine the benefit of bilateral cochlear implantation in a 20 years old patient implanted in Croatia on hearing and speech development. The male patient, after 10 years of deafness, got cochlear implants Med-EL Combi 40+ on both sides in one-stage surgery. The etiology of his deafness was posttraumatic meningitis. Auditory capacity and… (More)