Improving Restoration of Middle-Ear Function Following Blast Related Injuries
Loma Linda, CA
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October 2017 -
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Project Summary/Abstract Conductive hearing loss in military personnel is commonly caused by blast-related middle ear injuries, which can include tympanic membrane rupture and dislocation of the middle-ear ossicles. The current proposal seeks to evaluate methods and devices for restoring hearing not only for active-duty military personnel and Veterans who suffer from a blast-induced conductive hearing loss, but also for others who experience conductive hearing loss for various reasons (e.g., rup...