Pure tone audiometry in patients with chronic renal disease

I. Lampe, A. Toth, G. Kakuk, L. Locsei

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Abstract

The hearing of 78 patients with chronic renal disease has been examined by authors. In 23 hemodialysis has also been performed. In 40% of the patients hearing corresponding to age was found, whereas in 60% perceptival hearing impairment of different degrees identical on both ears could be observed. It was also examined, how far - in addition to the lasting impairment of the kidney function - the high blood pressure, the ototoxic antibiotic drugs, and the durable noise nuisance are responsible for the hearing impairment. Cumulation of the effect of the audition impairing factors was found. Attention is called by the author to the necessity of otologic and audiologic care of the patients with impaired hearing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-167
Number of pages9
JournalFul-Orr-Gege-Gyogyaszat
Volume23
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1977

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Lampe, I., Toth, A., Kakuk, G., & Locsei, L. (1977). Pure tone audiometry in patients with chronic renal disease. Ful-Orr-Gege-Gyogyaszat, 23(3), 159-167.