Single-sided Deafness and Cochlear Implants
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01749592|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 13, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 6, 2017
- As the left and right hemisphere are specialized for different auditory tasks, the proposed study aims at demonstrating different consequences of right or left-sided deafness for the affected individual.
- Furthermore, the question should be answered if auditory deficits and plastic changes can be partially reversed by cochlear implantation of the deaf ear.
- Multicenter, prospective, open, non-randomized clinical trial with 5 patients with right-sided and 5 patients with left-sided sensineural deafness.
- Pre-operative: Audiometry, Sound Localization Audiometry, PET, EEG/MEG
- Comparison of pre-operative investigations with 10 healthy subjects (age and gender matched control group)
- Cochlea implantation
- Follow-up Visits at 3, 6, 9 and 12 month post-operative: Audiometry, Sound Localization Audiometry, PET, EEG, Questionnaires
- Trial with medical device
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Sensorineural Hearing Loss (Disorder)||Device: cochlear implant|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Hemispheric Dominance in Single-sided Postlingual Deafness and Changes / Plasticity Induced by Cochlear Implants|
|Study Start Date :||December 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2018|
Experimental: Cochlear Implant
Surgical Implantation of a Cochlear Implant
Device: cochlear implant
Surgical implantation of a cochlear implant device
- Audiometry [ Time Frame: up to12 months after invention ]Pure tone audiometry Speech audiometry Sound localization in both quiet and noise
- PET scan [ Time Frame: 9 months after intervention ][15O] H2O Positron emission tomography (PET) is performed. The comparison of baseline PET scans and stimulated PET scans will demonstrate task related changes in brain activity
- EEG [ Time Frame: 3, 6 and 12 months after intervention ]Resting state EEG and EEG with acoustic paradigm.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01749592
|University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology ORL|
|Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091|
|Principal Investigator:||Tobias Kleinjung, MD||University Hospital Zurich, Division of Otorhinolaryngology ORL|