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The role of magnetic resonance imaging in Ménière disease: the current state of endolymphatic hydrops evaluation

Rafael Maffei Loureiro ORCID logo , Daniel Vaccaro Sumi ORCID logo , Marcelo Delboni Lemos ORCID logo , Hugo Luis de Vasconcelos Chambi Tames ORCID logo , Regina Lucia Elia Gomes ORCID logo , Mauro Miguel Daniel ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019MD4743

ABSTRACT Technical advances in magnetic resonance imaging have allowed to accurately detect and grade endolymphatic space distension in Ménière disease; this was only possible in post-mortem histological studies until a few years ago. Magnetic resonance imaging rules out other causes of vertigo and hearing loss, and is able to evaluate the cochlear and vestibular compartments of the endolymphatic space using a dedicated protocol.

Static and dynamic balance of children and adolescents with sensorineural hearing loss

Renato de Souza Melo, Sônia Elvira dos Santos Marinho, Maryelly Evelly Araújo Freire, Robson Arruda Souza, Hélio Anderson Melo Damasceno, Maria Cristina Falcão Raposo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3976

ABSTRACT Objective To assess the static and dynamic balance performance of students with normal hearing and with sensorineural hearing loss. Methods A cross-sectional study assessing 96 students, 48 with normal hearing and 48 with sensorineural hearing loss of both sexes, aged 7 and 18 years. To evaluate static balance, Romberg, Romberg-Barré and Fournier tests were used; and for the dynamic balance, we applied the Unterberger test. Results Hearing loss students showed more changes in static and dynamic balance as compared […]