Yvonne Cope

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Auditory neuropathy, or dyssynchrony, is defined by an abnormal or absent auditory brainstem response but intact otoacoustic emissions or cochlear microphonics. It is associated with impaired hearing on behavioural pure-tone audiometry, absent acoustic reflexes, and poor speech perception, particularly in noisy environments. These results suggest a disorder(More)
The electrically evoked action potential (EAP) was recorded intra-operatively by use of neural response telemetry (NRT) on the Nucleus C124M cochlear implant. The aim of the present study was to investigate the EAP in young children immediately following implant surgery and whilst the children were still anaesthetized. The effect of data collection(More)
The Nottingham Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme (NPCIP) specializes in the cochlear implantation of children under the age of 5 years. The initial stage in the pre-implant evaluation process is audiological assessment. In complex paediatric cases, behavioural audiological assessment may be difficult. In such cases, an objective measure to verify the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess performance of Nucleus 22 mini system pediatric users converted from the Spectra 22 body-worn to the ESPrit 22 ear-level speech processor using aided thresholds and speech discrimination measures before and after the conversion. STUDY DESIGN Spectra 22 body-worn speech processor users were chosen using preselection criteria (stable(More)
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