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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain


Congenital Hearing Loss among Pre-term infants in North India


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Author Details : Himanshu Kumar Sanju*, Tushar Jain

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 130-131


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Abstract

Earlier investigations have reported congenital hearing loss in pre-term infants. Present study investigated
hearing tests among pre-term infants to know the percentage of pre-term infants with hearing impairment.
Two stage hearing assessment of pre-term infants showed congenital profound hearing loss in 16% of the
infants. Present study showed the importance of TEOAE and ABR as efficient tool for hearing screening
of high risk infants.

Keywords: Preterm, Infants, India, Hearing Loss.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijashnb.2019.034

How to cite : Sanju H K, Jain T, Congenital Hearing Loss among Pre-term infants in North India. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2019;5(4):130-131

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