Single-sided Deafness and Cochlear Implantation

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Sep 24, 2023
  • participants needed
    100
  • sponsor
    Johns Hopkins University
Updated on 24 October 2022
cochlear implant
hard of hearing
audiogram

Summary

This observational study evaluates the effects of cochlear implantation in patients with deafness in one ear.

Description

Cochlear implant (CI) technology has been widely used for individuals with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss to improve the ability to perceive sound by bypassing the damaged portion of the inner ear. Recently in the U.S., Cochlear implantation has also been approved by the FDA for treatment of single-sided deafness. By restoring binaural hearing, cochlear implantation in unilateral hearing loss may improve hearing in noise and sound localization, however its audiologic outcomes and quality of life impact for patients remain incompletely understood.

This study aims to establish a prospective database to track and quantify the change in general health status, tinnitus severity, spatial hearing ability, and difficulty with communication in noise after unilateral cochlear implantation in patients with SSD undergoing routine medical and audiologic evaluation at the Johns Hopkins Cochlear Implant Center. Study participants will complete survey questionnaires and undergo standard-of-care audiological evaluation before and after cochlear implantation. Data collected in this study will be invaluable in gaining an in-depth understanding of the effects of cochlear implantation in patients with SSD in the context of current FDA guidelines, and lead to better counseling and patient selection for this treatment modality.

Details
Condition Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss, Sensorineural, Hearing Loss, Unilateral, Hearing Loss, Sudden, Hearing Loss, Cochlear, Hearing Loss in Left Ear, Hearing Loss in Right Ear, Labyrinthitis
Treatment cochlear implantation
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05052944
SponsorJohns Hopkins University
Last Modified on24 October 2022

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

For individuals ages 18 years-old and above, limited benefit from unilateral amplification is defined by test scores of 5% correct or less on monosyllabic consonant-nucleus-consonant (CNC) words in quiet when tested in the ear to be implanted alone
Before implantation with a cochlear implant, individuals with SSD or AHL must have at least 1-month experience wearing a Contra Lateral Routing of Signal (CROS) hearing aid or other relevant device and not show any subjective benefit
Medical and surgical clearance for cochlear implantation

Exclusion Criteria

Not meeting FDA candidacy criteria for cochlear implantation in SSD
Inability to perform audiologic tasks (e.g. non-English speaking)
Medical or surgical contraindication to general anesthesia or cochlear implant surgery
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