Functional Status of Auditory Pathways
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Reduced input to the brain from impaired auditory pathways
results in significant changes in the central auditory system  and is accompanied by a recruitment of deprived cortices in response to input from the intact senses [13-17].
Mount, "Neonatal cochlear hearing loss results in developmental abnormalities of the central auditory pathways
," Acta Oto-Laryngologica, vol.
In a study examining the characteristics of hearing loss and the anatomical effects of auditory pathways
with EABR, the effect of the stimulated region on wave eIII-eV interval was not found statistically significant (18).
The auditory pathways
of children with a history of undernutrition exhibit a delay in the myelinization process of the auditory pathways
Changes in hearing ability are usually caused by fatigue in nuclei of the central auditory pathways
, reduced activity of the primary afferent neurons, decreased oxygen tension in the cochlear endolymph and local vasoconstriction, particularly of the stria vascularis.
The correct position of the electrode is identified by detecting electric stimuli in the auditory pathways
instead of adjacent cranial nerve nuclei or sensory/motor tracts (extra-auditory stimulation).
Early cochlear implantation in children has a positive effect on the development of the auditory pathways
, as well as on postimplantation outcomes.
Both central and peripheral auditory pathways
are involved as evident by prolonged absolute as well as interpeak BAEP latencies.
Conversely, inappropriate or absent auditory stimulation due to hearing loss affects the development of the central auditory pathways
and degrades their integrity and organization; the absence of early acoustic stimulation during the optimum periods of the central auditory system plasticity may prevent the normal maturation of children's central auditory systems (Eggermont, Ponton, Don, Waring, & Kwong, 1997; Ponton et al., 1996; Tibussek, Meister, Walger, Foerst, & Von Wedel, 2002).
Intact cochlea and auditory pathways
are pre requisites for cochlear implants hence impairment in any way may be attributed to such uncommon causes as tumor in the eighth cranial nerve8.
Pullano et al., "Activation of bottom-up and top-down auditory pathways
by US sensors based interface," in Proceedings of the 2017 7th IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces (IWASI), pp.