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van Dommelen, P. (author), Mohangoo, A. (author), Verkerk, P. (author), van der Ploeg, C. (author), van Straaten, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To assess which infants' characteristics and specialized procedures are risk indicators for unilateral or bilateral hearing loss (HL) and to evaluate whether these risk indicators are associated with variation in prevalence of HL between Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). Methods: For 2002-2005, data from the NICU hearing screening...
article 2010
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Hulzebos, C.V. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Dijk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author)
Background:Severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia may cause deafness. In the Netherlands, 25% lower total serum bilirubin (TSB) treatment thresholds were recently implemented for preterm infants.Objective:To determine the rate of hearing loss in jaundiced preterms treated at high or at low TSB thresholds.Design/Methods:In this retrospective...
article 2013
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van Dommelen, P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Straaten, H.L. (author)
Objective To gain insight into health and related costs associated with very preterm births, one needs accurate information about the prevalence of the disabling conditions, including neonatal hearing loss (NHL). Study design We assessed the prevalence of NHL by week of gestation and categories of birth weight in very preterm neonates. Results...
article 2015