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    Kimitaka Kaga, editor.
    Summary: For more than 40 years, Auditory Brainstem Responses (ABRs) have been used as a diagnostic tool for hearing disorders and brainstem disorders in the pediatric audiology and neurotology and child neurology. While there are many publications in this field, this new volume will review hearing problems and neurological disorders in babies, infants and children, and discuss important new advances such as ABR figure and threshold changes with infant development. The book will also cover auditory neuropathy, its numerous and new sub-classifications. Readers will be thoroughly briefed on all the new perspectives in interpreting data. Researchers and clinicians will find the text to be a valuable tool in the correct diagnosis of hearing problems and neurological diseases among babies and infants.

    Part 1 Introduction
    1 History of ABR and EABR
    Part 2 ABRs
    2 Origins of ABR
    3 Gestational development of the human auditory system including the cochlea and the central auditory pathways
    4 ABR recording technique and the evaluation of peripheral hearing loss
    5 Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorders
    6 Normalization and deterioration of ABR configuration in child neurology
    7 Hypoxic and Anoxic Brain Damage
    8 Only wave I, II of the ABR with residual hearing acuity
    9 Auditory agnosia and later cortical deafness in a child over 29 years follow-up
    Part 3 Electrically Evoked ABRs (EABRs)
    10 Electrically evoked Auditory Brainstem Responses (EABRs), Recording Techniques, Normal (Control) and Abnormal Waveforms of the EABR
    11 Inner ear malformation and cochlear nerve deficiency
    12 Auditory neuropathy
    Part 4 Particular Topics
    13 Common Cavity Deformity
    14 Galvanic VEMP.
    Digital Access Springer 2022