conductive hearing loss


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Related to conductive hearing loss: sensorineural hearing loss
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Noun1.conductive hearing loss - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle earconductive hearing loss - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
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Conductive hearing loss results from disruption of the transmission of sound waves from the outer environment to the inner ear.
Earlier, speakers pointed out that there are three types of hearing impairments: Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted efficiently through the outer ear canal to the eardrum and the tiny bones, or ossicles, of the middle ear.
1,3,4) It is one of the most common causes of progressive conductive hearing loss among adult Caucasians.
Conductive hearing loss happens when something blocks the sounds that are carried from the eardrum (tympanic membrane) to the inner ear.
Five cases had hearing within normal limits in both ears, 10 had asymmetrical hearing loss with normal hearing in one ear and conductive hearing loss in the other, 25 cases had bilateral conductive heating loss and 2 had asymmetrical heating loss with conductive heating loss in one ear and mixed hearing loss in the other.
Otitis media is a conductive hearing loss that is more prevalent in Aboriginal than non Aboriginal communities, with reports suggesting that up to 70% of Aboriginal children could be affected (Couzos, Metcalf and Murray 2001, cited in Partington and Galloway 2005, p.
Hearing impairment due to conductive hearing loss can have a devastating effect on children's language development, and consequently educational outcomes, especially for Indigenous students, for whom there may be the additional issue of being educated in their second or third language.
BAHA are surgically implanted into patients who have nerve end conductive hearing loss, which can be caused by chronic ear infections.
Two 6-year-old siblings with conductive hearing loss and fluid in both ears were easily diagnosed.
During the conference the newly formed group introduced the SMartTM prosthesis product for surgical correction of conductive hearing loss.
Less frequently, otosclerosis may cause a sensorineural hearing loss (damaged sensory cells and/or nerve fibers of the inner ear), as well as a conductive hearing loss.