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Speech Perception for Children With Cochlear Implants

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01059838
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 1, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 8, 2017
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether speech recognition in noise can be improved by the addition of a special listening program to the sound processor. Thus we propose to assess speech perception in noise for pediatric cochlear implant patients using both their everyday listening program as well an ASC program.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Hearing Loss Behavioral: sentence recognition

Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to determine whether speech recognition in noise can be improved by the addition of a special listening program to the sound processor. Thus we propose to assess speech perception in noise for pediatric cochlear implant patients using both their everyday listening program as well an ASC program.

You will be asked to listen to sentences in quiet and in noise and repeat the sentences. You will be seated in a comfortable chair inside the sound booth with 8 loudspeakers placed in a circular pattern around your head. We will test your sentence recognition abilities in your listening program as well as in the new listening program. The sentences and noise will be presented through loudspeakers at levels typically encountered in everyday communication environments. Your participation would involve approximately 20 minutes of testing plus 10 minutes to add the new listening program to their processor.


Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Speech Perception in Noise for Children With Cochlear Implants
Study Start Date : October 2009
Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Study Completion Date : October 2010

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: single subject Behavioral: sentence recognition
testing the ability for sentence recognition in quiet and in noise.


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The Objective is to examine speech perception performance in the presence of restaurant noise for pediatric cochlear implant recipients in two listening conditions: ADRO alone & ASC + ADRO. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: Children with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss who have 1) one or two Nucleus 24 series cochlear implants, 2) at least 1 year experience with their cochlear implant, and, 3) the ability to score > 50% correct for HINT sentences in quiet.

Exclusion Criteria: 1) Patients under 4 years of age or over 17 years of age, 2) patients who have had at least 1 year experience with their cochlear implant and, 3) patients who score > 50% for HINT sentence recognition in quiet

Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Cynthia A Hargenrader, PhD Mayo Clinic
More Information

Responsible Party: Cynthia Hogan, PhD, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01059838     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-005368
First Posted: February 1, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 8, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Keywords provided by Mayo Clinic:
pediatrics
cochlear implant

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