Special Issue "Tinnitus and Hearing Loss: Correlation and the Influence of the Cognitive Dimension"

A special issue of Brain Sciences (ISSN 2076-3425). This special issue belongs to the section "Neurotology and Neuro-ophthalmology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2022) | Viewed by 522

Special Issue Editors

Division of ENT I, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: audiology; ear; hearing disorders; otology; deafness; audiometry; ABR; ENT; sound localization; hearing loss
Klinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Interests: hearing aids; cochlear implants; tinnitus; electrophysiology; vestibular; rehabilitation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Both tinnitus and hearing loss are common and cause enormous impact. Although strongly correlated, the presence of each one of them cannot reliably predict the occurrence and severity of the other. Approximately 90% of patients with tinnitus also suffer from various degrees of hearing loss. Hence, correlation between certain audiological characteristics (audiogram type, frequency specific hearing loss, discrepancy between pure tone and speech audiometry, course and progression, family history etc) and tinnitus severity and induced handicap is still pending.

This issue will welcome papers about the audiological characteristics of tinnitus patients (including but not limited to otoacoustic emissions and electrophysiological measurements), studies about the correlation of these parameters to tinnitus distress, as well as to audiological measurements of tinnitus (tinnitus matching and minimum masking level), studies about the influence of hearing loss as a factor in various tinnitus treatments and novel ideas about the pathophysiological basis and the clinical correlation between hearing loss and tinnitus. Studies involving extra parameters, like cognition, are also welcome.

Dr. Winfried Schlee
Dr. Dimitris Kikidis
Dr. Steven C. Marcrum
Guest Editors

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  • hearing loss
  • tinnitus
  • audiological measurement
  • αudiometry
  • otoacoustic emissions
  • electrophysiological measurements
  • cognition

Published Papers

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