Debra Wilmington, PhD, was a Research Investigator at NCRAR, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR and an Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; and is currently an Instructor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA.
Linda Casiana, MS, CCRP, was a Research Assistant at NCRAR, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR.
Lilly, PhD, was a Research Investigator/Audiologist at NCRAR, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR and is a Professor Emeritus, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
Proceedings of the 6th Biennial NCRAR
Conference Beyond the Clinic: Innovations and Possibilities of Connected Health; 2013 Sep 18-20; Portland, OR.
Using data from our recently completed ototoxicity research project at NCRAR, 50 of the 118 (41%) study subjects treated with cisplatin became untestable at some point in their treatment due to fatigue, illness, disease progression, or unwillingness to go to a sound suite for testing .
Abbreviations: AAA = American Academy of Audiology, ANSI = American National Standards Institute, ASHA = American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, AUC = area under the Receiver Operating Characteristic curve, COMP-VA = comprehensive ototoxicity monitoring program for Department of Veterans Affairs, DPOAE = distortion-product otoacoustic emission, HIPAA = Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, I/O = input-output, MPANL = maximum permissible ambient noise level, NCRAR = National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, RR&D = Rehabilitation Research and Development, SPL = sound pressure level, SRO = sensitive range for ototoxicity, TOMI = Tinnitus Ototoxicity Monitoring Interview, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs, VAMC = VA medical center.
Funding/Support: This material was based on work supported by the VA RR&D Service (grants C7113N, C7223R and C6373R) and the VA RR&D NCRAR.
1) NCRAR, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR; (2) Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Additional support was provided by the VA RR&D NCRAR at the Portland VA Medical Center.
Twenty-nine control subjects who had not been exposed to a blast were recruited and tested at the NCRAR.
pi]] = signal out of phase with noise, NCRAR = National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, OIF/OEF/OND = Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation New Dawn, [PTA.
Funding/Support: This material was based on work supported by the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service (Merit Review awards B5067R [PIs: Leek, Fausti] and C7755I [PIs: Gallun, Leek]), a Senior Research Career Scientist award (grant C4042L [PI: Leek]), VA Career Development II awards (grants C4963W [PI: Gallun] and C7067W [PI: Lewis]), and the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development NCRAR (Center of Excellence award C4844C).