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Wideband absorbance (WBA) measured at ambient pressure (WBA) does not directly account for middle ear pressure effects. On the other hand, WBA measured at tympanometric peak pressure (TPP) (WBA) may compensate for the middle ear pressure effects. To date, there are no studies that have compared WBA and WBA in ears with surgically confirmed otitis media with effusion (OME).
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Name: Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
Objective This study investigated pressurized transient evoked otoacoustic emission (TEOAE) responses and wideband absorbance (WBA) in healthy ears and ears with negative middle ear pressure (NMEP). M...
Purpose The aim of this article was to study the normal longitudinal development of wideband absorbance and admittance measures through infancy. Method Two hundred one infants who passed the newborn h...
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Children with otitis media with effusion will be treated with osteopatic cranial techniques or with a placebo treatment. Before and after the treatment audiometric and tympanometric measur...
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