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Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, San Diego have made a novel advancement that would open new avenues for developing drugs that treat congenital and acquired hearing impairment.
Loss of spiral ganglion neurons or hair cells in the inner ear is the leading cause of congenital and acquired hearing impairment.
Granted, the sympathetic treatment of Beethoven's acquired hearing impairment
is reasonable because of the obvious difficulties that deafness presents to the musical artist.
Figure 1showsthetypicalpatientsjourneymodel of adults with gradual-onset acquired hearing impairment which has seven main phases: (1) preawareness, (2) awareness, (3) movement, (4) diagnostics, (5) rehabilitation, (6) self-evaluation, and (7) resolution.
Similar results were seen in our previous study on the patient's journey of adults with gradual-onset acquired hearing impairment where professionals did not identify the self-evaluation phase .