An Investigation of Hearing Levels, Tinnitus and Vertigo Symptoms in Children with Cardiac Disorders

Kocyigit M., Bornaun H., Bezgin S. U., Ortekin S. G., Cakabay T., ÖZKAYA G., ...More

ENT UPDATES, vol.9, no.2, pp.98-106, 2019 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.32448/entupdates.544723
  • Journal Name: ENT UPDATES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.98-106
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Comorbidities accompanying to cardiac disorders might be as detrimental as the diseases themselves. While it is not common, comorbidities associated with inner ear functions may also be seen. This study was planned to investigate evaluation of hearing which also includes high frequencies, and the presence of vestibular and tinnitus symptoms in children with acute rheumatic fever (ARF), Kawasaki disease (KD) or who underwent open heart surgery (due to atrial septal defect and/or ventricular septa) defect, Tetralogy of Fallot).