A test for the diagnosis of dead regions in the cochlea.

Abstract

Hearing impairment may sometimes be associated with complete loss of inner hair cells (IHCs) over a certain region of the basilar membrane. We call this a 'dead region'. Amplification (using a hearing aid) over a frequency range corresponding to a dead region may not be beneficial and may even impair speech intelligibility. However, diagnosis of dead… (More)

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@article{Moore2000ATF, title={A test for the diagnosis of dead regions in the cochlea.}, author={B. C. Moore and Mikael Huss and Deborah Anne Vickers and Brian R. Glasberg and J. I. Alcantara}, journal={British journal of audiology}, year={2000}, volume={34 4}, pages={205-24} }