hydrocephalus and hearing loss

Jeffrey Sirianni audioman at HCTC.NET
Wed Sep 17 23:05:00 EST 1997


dzapala at aol.com (DZAPALA) writes:

>Maybe an ABR would be helpful. If the reflex decay is from hydrocephalus
>the fourth ventrical is probably involved (compressing the lower pontine
>region where CN VII and crossed AR pathways reside). The ABR is
>particularly sensitive to this compression effect and may be used to
>monitor changes in function associated with changes in ventricular
>pressure. It would be real helpful if you had a pre-eppisode ABR. Maybe
>the neurosurgeon got one after the last shunt?

I wonder what an MLR battery would show?  Effects on other higher centers....

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