Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 394687, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/394687
Research Article

Modeling of Auditory Neuron Response Thresholds with Cochlear Implants

1ENT Department and University Montpellier 1, University Hospital Gui de Chauliac, 34295 Montpellier, France
2Audiology Department I-PAudioM, INSERM U1051 Unit, Institute for Neurosciences of Montpellier, 34081 Montpellier, France
3Department of Medical Information and Biostatistics, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
4U 1061, CIC 1001, INSERM, 34295 Montpellier, France
5Neuroradiology Department, University Hospital Gui de Chauliac, 34295 Montpellier, France
6Audiophonology and Speech Disorders Department, Institute Saint Pierre, 34250 Palavas, France

Received 14 November 2014; Accepted 21 January 2015

Academic Editor: Chung-Feng Hwang

Copyright © 2015 Frederic Venail et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. Blamey, F. Artieres, D. Başkent et al., “actors affecting auditory performance of postlinguistically deaf adults using cochlear implants: an update with 2251 patient,” Audiology & Neurotology, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 36–47, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. L. K. Holden, C. C. Finley, J. B. Firszt et al., “Factors affecting open-set word recognition in adults with cochlear implants,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 342–360, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. D. S. Lazard, C. Vincent, F. Venail et al., “Pre-, per- and postoperative factors affecting performance of postlinguistically deaf adults using cochlear implants: a new conceptual model over time,” PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 11, Article ID e48739, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. W. Lai and N. Dillier, “Neural adaptation and the ECAP response threshold: a Pilot Study,” Cochlear Implants International, vol. 10, supplement 1, pp. 63–67, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. R. Kaplan-Neeman, Y. Henkin, Z. Yakir et al., “NRT-based versus behavioral-based map: a comparison of parameters and speech perception in young children,” Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, vol. 15, no. 1-2, pp. 57–69, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. K. Pedley, C. Psarros, K. Gardner-Berry et al., “Evaluation of NRT and behavioral measures for MAPping elderly cochlear implant users,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 254–262, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. L. G. Potts, M. W. Skinner, B. D. Gotter, M. J. Strube, and C. A. Brenner, “Relation between neural response telemetry thresholds, T- and C-levels, and loudness judgments in 12 adult nucleus 24 cochlear implant recipients,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 495–511, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. Botros and C. Psarros, “Neural response telemetry reconsidered: II. The influence of neural population on the ecap recovery function and refractoriness,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 380–391, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. Brill, J. Müller, R. Hagen et al., “Site of cochlear stimulation and its effect on electrically evoked compound action potentials using the MED-EL standard electrode array,” BioMedical Engineering Online, vol. 8, article 40, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. M. S. Clay and C. J. Brown, “Adaptation of the electrically evoked compound action potential (ECAP) recorded from nucleus CI24 cochlear implant users,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 850–861, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. L. T. Cohen, “Practical model description of peripheral neural excitation in cochlear implant recipients: 3. ECAP during bursts and loudness as function of burst duration,” Hearing Research, vol. 247, no. 2, pp. 112–121, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. L. T. Cohen, “Practical model description of peripheral neural excitation in cochlear implant recipients: 1. Growth of loudness and ECAP amplitude with current,” Hearing Research, vol. 247, no. 2, pp. 87–99, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. K. Cosetti, W. H. Shapiro, J. E. Green et al., “Intraoperative neural response telemetry as a predictor of performance,” Otology & Neurotology, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1095–1099, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. B. van Dijk, A. M. Botros, R.-D. Battmer et al., “Clinical results of AutoNRT, a completely automatic ECAP recording system for cochlear implants,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 558–570, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. B. Escudé, C. James, O. Deguine, N. Cochard, E. Eter, and B. Fraysse, “The size of the cochlea and predictions of insertion depth angles for cochlear implant electrodes,” Audiology and Neurotology, vol. 11, supplement 1, pp. 27–33, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. O. Stakhovskaya, D. Sridhar, B. H. Bonham, and P. A. Leake, “Frequency map for the human cochlear spiral ganglion: implications for cochlear implants,” Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 220–233, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. D. D. Greenwood, “A cochlear frequency-position function for several species—29 years later,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 87, no. 6, pp. 2592–2605, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. M. Bland and D. G. Altman, “Measurement error,” British Medical Journal, vol. 313, no. 7059, p. 744, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. A. Edan, “Smoothing with SAS PROC MIXED,” in Proceedings of the 28th SAS User Group International, p. 268, Washington, DC, USA, 2003.
  20. K. Seyle and C. J. Brown, “Speech perception using maps based on neural response telemetry measures,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 23, no. 1, supplement, pp. 72S–79S, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. Vlahović, B. Šindija, I. Aras, M. Glunčić, and R. Trotić, “Differences between electrically evoked compound action potential (ECAP) and behavioral measures in children with cochlear implants operated in the school age vs. operated in the first years of life,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 76, no. 5, pp. 731–739, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. M. L. Hughes and P. J. Abbas, “The relation between electrophysiologic channel interaction and electrode pitch ranking in cochlear implant recipients,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 119, no. 3, pp. 1527–1537, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. B. Kirby, C. Brown, P. Abbas, C. Etler, and S. O'Brien, “Relationships between electrically evoked potentials and loudness growth in bilateral cochlear implant users,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 389–398, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. S. van Weert, R. J. Stokroos, M. M. J. G. Rikers, and P. van Dijk, “Effect of peri-modiolar cochlear implant positioning on auditory nerve responses: a neural response telemetry study,” Acta Oto-Laryngologica, vol. 125, no. 7, pp. 725–731, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. X. Xi, F. Ji, D. Han, M. Hong, and A. Chen, “Electrode interaction in cochlear implant recipients: comparison of straight and contour electrode arrays,” ORL, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. 228–237, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. A. Aschendorff, J. Kromeier, T. Klenzner, and R. Laszig, “Quality control after insertion of the nucleus contour and contour advance electrode in adults,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 28, no. 2, supplement, pp. 75S–79S, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. M. Marx, F. Risi, B. Escudé et al., “Reliability of cone beam computed tomography in scalar localization of the electrode array: a radio histological study,” European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, vol. 271, no. 4, pp. 673–679, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. O. F. Adunka, H. C. Pillsbury, and J. Kiefer, “Combining perimodiolar electrode placement and atraumatic insertion properties in cochlear implantation—Fact or fantasy?” Acta Oto-Laryngologica, vol. 126, no. 5, pp. 475–482, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. R. J. Briggs, M. Tykocinski, E. Saunders et al., “Surgical implications of perimodiolar cochlear implant electrode design: avoiding intracochlear damage and scala vestibuli insertion,” Cochlear Implants International, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 135–149, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M. A. Souter, R. J. S. Briggs, C. G. Wright, and P. S. Roland, “Round window insertion of precurved perimodiolar electrode arrays: how successful is it?” Otology & Neurotology, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 58–63, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. G. M. Clark, S. A. Shute, R. K. Shepherd, and T. D. Carter, “Cochlear implantation: osteoneogenesis, electrode-tissue impedance, and residual hearing,” The Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. Supplement, vol. 166, pp. 40–42, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. H. Jia, F. Venail, J.-P. Piron et al., “Effect of surgical technique on electrode impedance after cochlear implantation,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 120, no. 8, pp. 529–534, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. T. Wesarg, R.-D. Battmer, L. C. Garrido et al., “Effect of changing pulse rate on profile parameters of perceptual thresholds and loudness comfort levels and relation to ECAP thresholds in recipients of the Nucleus CI24RE device,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 775–787, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. J. Schacht, A. E. Talaska, and L. P. Rybak, “Cisplatin and aminoglycoside antibiotics: hearing loss and its prevention,” Anatomical Record, vol. 295, no. 11, pp. 1837–1850, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. U. Khetarpal and H. F. Schuknecht, “Temporal bone findings in a case of bilateral Meniere's disease treated by parenteral streptomycin and endolymphatic shunt,” Laryngoscope, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 407–414, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. A. Hagr, “Intra-operative neural response telemetry and acoustic reflex assessment using an advance-in-stylet technique and modiolus-hugging: a prospective cohort study,” Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 369–376, 2011. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. Y. Tian, W. Li, Z. Wang, N. Yang, L. Hui, and X. Jiang, “Site of cochlear stimulation and its effect on electrically evoked compound action potentials using the Nucleus24 cochlear implants,” Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi, vol. 26, no. 22, pp. 1014–1019, 2012. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. A. Botros and C. Psarros, “Neural response telemetry reconsidered: I. The relevance of ecap threshold profiles and scaled profiles to cochlear implant fitting,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 367–379, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. L. Spivak, C. Auerbach, A. Vambutas, S. Geshkovich, L. Wexler, and B. Popecki, “Electrical compound action potentials recorded with automated neural response telemetry: threshold changes as a function of time and electrode position,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 104–113, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus