Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01400178
First received: July 19, 2011
Last updated: July 21, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
  Purpose

Objectives: To assess a group of post-lingually children after 10 years of implantation with regard to speech perception, speech intelligibility, and academic/occupational status.

Study Design: A prospective transversal study. Setting: Pediatric referral center for cochlear implantation. Patients: Ten post-lingually deafened children with Nucleus and Med-El cochlear implants.

Interventions: Speech perception and speech intelligibility tests and interview.

Main Outcome Measures: The main outcome measures were score of Hint sentences recognition (silence and noise), speech intelligibility scores(write-down intelligibility and rating scale scores) and academic/ occupational status.


Condition
Deafness
Hearing Impairment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo:

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2011
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The age at evaluation was 19,3 to 29,2 years. The age at cochlear implant surgery was 5,4 to 16,10 years. The etiology of the deafness was: meningitis (5), ototoxic (1), mumps (2) and unknown (2).

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • postlingually deaf
  • age at cochlear implant: < 18 years
  • more than 10 years of cochlear implant use

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other disabilities
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Locations
Brazil
Bionic Ear Center
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01329001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Liege Franzini Tanamati, Medicine College - University of São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01400178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCT00725998
Study First Received: July 19, 2011
Last Updated: July 21, 2011
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
cochlear implant
children
follow up
results

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deafness
Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

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