Distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) in tinnitus patients.

  title={Distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) in tinnitus patients.},
  author={Edward Ozimek and Andrzej Wicher and Witold Szyfter and Eugeniusz Szymiec},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={119 1},
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of tinnitus (experiment I) and the combined effect of tinnitus and sensorineural hearing loss (experiment II) on the distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) for two age groups of tinnitus patients. Tinnitus patients with normal earing, along with normal-hearing control subjects, participated in experiment I. They were divided into two age groups, below 50 and above 50 years. Experiment I showed that the DPOAE levels in the tinnitus… CONTINUE READING