International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG) consensus recommendations: Hearing loss in the pediatric patient

Bryan J. Liming*, John Carter, Alan Cheng, Daniel Choo, John Curotta, Daniela Carvalho, John A. Germiller, Stephen Hone, Margaret A. Kenna, Natalie Loundon, Diego Preciado, Anne Schilder, Brian J. Reilly, Stephane Roman, Julie Strychowsky, Jean Michel Triglia, Nancy Young, Richard J H Smith

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Abstract

Objective To provide recommendations for the workup of hearing loss in the pediatric patient. Methods Expert opinion by the members of the International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group. Results Consensus recommendations include initial screening and diagnosis as well as the workup of sensorineural, conductive and mixed hearing loss in children. The consensus statement discusses the role of genetic testing and imaging and provides algorithms to guide the workup of children with hearing loss. Conclusion The workup of children with hearing loss can be guided by the recommendations provided herein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-258
Number of pages8
JournalInternational journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
Volume90
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016

Keywords

  • Comprehensive genetic testing
  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Congenital hearing loss
  • Consensus statement
  • Sensorineural hearing loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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