Wei-Hsiu Chang

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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess the static balance function in deaf adolescents with cochlear implants. METHODS We included 24 adolescents who had received unilateral cochlear implantation for at least 5 years. Each subject underwent stabilometry testing under 4 different conditions: (A) firm surface with eyes open; (B) firm surface with eyes closed;(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate speech performance and subjective outcomes for older individuals who have hearing impairment and use digital hearing aids. The outcomes between young and old elderly users were compared. STUDY DESIGN Prospective. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifty-nine patients with hearing loss fitted with digital hearing aids were included. They were(More)
There is a lack of population-level analysis of revision adenoidectomy in children. This study reveals the revision rates and factors associated with paediatric revision adenoidectomy in Taiwan. From the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, we identified all in-hospital children (age <18 years) who underwent adenoidectomy between 2000 and(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess population-level data for pediatric adenoidectomy. METHODS Using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database for the 1997-2012 period, all inpatients <18 years who received adenoidectomies were identified by codes from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision. RESULTS A total of 20,599 children(More)
A 45-YEAR-OLD MAN PRESENTED WITH A 6-month history of left-sided nasal obstruction and intermittent epistaxis. His medical and surgical histories were unremarkable.Hedeniedhavingheadache,hyposmia, facial paresthesia, diplopia, blurred vision, fever, night sweats, and body weight loss. He had no history of tobacco, alcohol, or drug abuse. An endoscopic(More)
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