Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 284864, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/284864
Research Article

Auditory Brainstem Responses to Bone-Conducted Brief Tones in Young Children with Conductive or Sensorineural Hearing Loss

1School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
2Audiology Department, Britsh Columbia’s Children’ Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3V4
3British Columbia Early Hearing Program, Provicial Health Services Authority Victoria, BC, Canada V8V 3K3

Received 4 April 2012; Accepted 29 June 2012

Academic Editor: Marcelo Rivolta

Copyright © 2012 Jennifer L. Hatton 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. C. Kennedy, D. McCann, M. J. Campbell, L. Kimm, and R. Thornton, “Universal newborn screening for permanent childhood hearing impairment: an 8-year follow-up of a controlled trial,” Lancet, vol. 366, no. 9486, pp. 660–662, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. C. Yoshinaga-Itano and J. S. Gravel, “The evidence for universal newborn hearing screening,” American Journal of Audiology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 62–64, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. C. Yoshinaga-Itano, A. L. Sedey, D. K. Coulter, and A. L. Mehl, “Language of early- and later-identified children with hearing loss,” Pediatrics, vol. 102, no. 5, pp. 1161–1171, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. British Columbia Early Hearing Program (BCEHP), BCEHP Audiology Assessment Protocol, 2012, http://www.phsa.ca/AgenciesAndServices/Services/BCEarlyHearing/ForProfessionals/Resources/Protocols-Standards.htm.
  5. J. Busa, J. Harrison, J. Chappell et al., “Year 2007 position statement: principles and guidelines for early hearing detection and intervention programs,” Pediatrics, vol. 120, no. 4, pp. 898–921, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Guidelines for the audiologic assessment of children from birth to 5 years of age, http://www.asha.org/policy/GL2004-00002.htm.
  7. Canadian Working Group on Childhood Hearing, Early Hearing and Communication Development: Canadian Working Group on Childhood Hearing (CWGCH) Resource Document, 2005, http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/eh-dp/index-eng.php.
  8. Ontario Infant Hearing Program (OIHP), 2008 Audiologic Assessment Protocol, 2009, http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/care/infant-hearing-program/resolveUid/b84c6bf5acbf70c86347eecd6be66b1f.
  9. Y. S. Sininger and M. L. Hyde, “Auditory brainstem response in audiometric threshold prediction,” in Handbook of Clinical Audiology, J. Katz, L. Medwetsky, R. Burkard, and L. Hood, Eds., pp. 293–321, Lippingcott, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Md, USA, 6th edition, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  10. D. R. Stapells, “Frequency-specific evoked potential audiometry in infants,” in A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification, R. C. Seewald, Ed., pp. 13–31, Phonak AG, Stäfa, Switzerland, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  11. D. R. Stapells, “Frequency-specific threshold assessment in young infants using the transient ABR and the brainstem ASSR,” in Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, R. C. Seewald and A. M. Tharpe, Eds., pp. 409–448, Plural, San Diego, Calif, USA, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  12. J. J. Eggermont, “The inadequacy of click-evoked auditory brainstem responses in audiological applications,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 388, pp. 707–709, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. W. Picton, “The strategy of evoked potential audiometry,” in Early Diagnosis of Hearing Loss, S. E. Gerber and G. T. Mencher, Eds., pp. 297–307, Grune & Stratton, New York, NY, USA, 1978. View at Google Scholar
  14. T. W. Picton and D. R. Stapells, “A “Frank's Run” latency-intensity function,” in The Auditory Brainstem Response, J. T. Jacobson, Ed., pp. 410–413, College-Hill Press, San Diego, Calif, USA, 1985. View at Google Scholar
  15. D. R. Stapells and P. Oates, “Estimation of the pore-tone audiogram by the auditory brainstem response: a review,” Audiology and Neuro-Otology, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 257–280, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. D. R. Stapells, “Auditory brainstem response assessment of infants and children,” Seminars in Hearing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 229–251, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. R. K. Karzon and J. E. Cho Lieu, “Initial audiologic assessment of infants referred from well baby, special care, and neonatal intensive care unit nurseries,” American Journal of Audiology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 14–24, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. S. Windmill and I. M. Windmill, “The status of diagnostic testing following referral from universal newborn hearing screening,” Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 367–378, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. D. R. Stapells, J. S. Gravel, and B. A. Martin, “Thresholds for auditory brain stem responses to tones in notched noise from infants and young children with normal hearing or sensorineural hearing loss,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 361–371, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. K. R. Vander Werff, B. A. Prieve, and L. M. Georgantas, “Infant air and bone conduction tone burst auditory brain stem responses for classification of hearing loss and the relationship to behavioral thresholds,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 30, pp. 350–368, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  21. G. R. I. Rodrigues and D. R. Lewis, “Threshold prediction in children with sensorioneural hearing loss using the auditory steady-state responses and tone-evoked auditory brain stem response,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol. 74, no. 5, pp. 540–546, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. C. Y. Lee, T. H. Hsieh, S. L. Pan, and C. J. Hsu, “Thresholds of tone burst auditory brainstem responses for infants and young children with normal hearing in Taiwan,” Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, vol. 106, no. 10, pp. 847–853, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. C. Y. Lee, F. S. Jaw, S. L. Pan, T. H. Hsieh, and C. J. Hsu, “Effects of age and degree of hearing loss on the agreement and correlation between sound field audiometric thresholds and tone burst auditory brainstem response thresholds in infants and young children,” Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, vol. 107, no. 11, pp. 869–875, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. G. Rance, D. Tomlin, and F. W. Rickards, “Comparison of auditory steady-state responses and tone-burst auditory brainstem responses in normal babies,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 751–762, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. F. M. Ribeiro and R. M. Carvallo, “Tone-evoked ABR in full-term and preterm neonates with normal hearing,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 21–29, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. J. S. Gravel, “Potential pitfalls in the audiological assessment of infants and young children,” in A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2001, R. C. Seewald and J. S. Gravel, Eds., Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, pp. 85–101, Phonak AG, Stäfa, Switzerland, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  27. J. S. Gravel, D. Kurtzberg, D. R. Stapells, H. G. Vaughan, and I. F. Wallace, “Case studies,” Seminars in Hearing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 272–287, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. E. H. J. F. Boezeman, T. S. Kapteyn, L. Feenstra, and A. M. Snel, “Verification of the air-bone gap using cancellation and evoked responses,” Audiology, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 174–185, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. D. R. Stapells and R. J. Ruben, “Auditory brain stem responses to bone-conducted tones in infants,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 98, no. 12 I, pp. 941–949, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. J. J. Foxe and D. R. Stapells, “Normal infant and adult auditory brainstem responses to bone-conducted tones,” Audiology, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 95–109, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. B. Cone-Wesson, “Bone-conduction ABR tests,” American Journal of Audiology, vol. 4, pp. 14–19, 1995. View at Google Scholar
  32. B. Cone-Wesson and G. M. Ramirez, “Hearing sensitivity in newborns estimated from ABRs to bone-conducted sounds,” Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 299–307, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. J. M. K. Nousak and D. R. Stapells, “Frequency specificity of the auditory brain stem response to bone- conducted tones in infants and adults,” Ear and Hearing, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 87–95, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. D. R. Stapells, “Threshold estimation by the tone-evoked auditory brainstem response: a literature meta-analysis,” Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, vol. 24, pp. 74–83, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  35. P. E. Campbell, C. M. Harris, S. Hendricks, and T. Sirimanna, “Bone conduction auditory brainstem responses in infants,” Journal of Laryngology and Otology, vol. 118, no. 2, pp. 117–122, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. American Academy of Pediatrics, “American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs: guidelines for monitoring and management of pediatric patients during and after sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures,” Pediatrics, vol. 89, no. 6, pp. 1110–1115, 1992. View at Google Scholar
  37. K. L. Napoli, C. G. Ingall, and G. R. Martin, “Safety and efficacy of chloral hydrate sedation in children undergoing echocardiography,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 129, no. 2, pp. 287–291, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. S. A. Small and D. R. Stapells, “Maturation of bone conduction multiple auditory steady-state responses,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 476–488, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. S. Berrettini, F. Ravecca, S. Sellari-Franceschini, F. Matteucci, G. Siciliano, and F. Ursino, “Progressive sensorineural hearing loss in childhood,” Pediatric Neurology, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 130–136, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus