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Publications 2017 (accepted for publication/in press):

Barry KM, Robertson D, Mulders WHAM. Medial geniculate neurons show diverse effects in response to electrical stimulation of prefrontal cortex. Hearing Research, accepted for publication.

Bennett RJ, Jayakody DMP Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Self-reported cochlear implant management skills: development and validation of the self-administered Cochlear Implant Management Skills (CIMS-self) survey. Clinical Otolaryngology. 42(1): 164-171; 2017. doi: 10.1111/coa.12713

Bennett RJ, Taljaard DS, Olaithe M, Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH. Evaluating random error in clinician-administered surveys: Theoretical considerations and clinical applications of inter-observer reliability and agreement. American Journal of Audiology. 26(3):191-201; 2017.

Bennett RJ, Laplante-Levesque A, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH. Exploring hearing aid problems: Perspectives of hearing aid owners and clinicians. Ear and Hearing. Accepted for publication.

Bennett RJ, Meyer C, Olaithe M, Schmulian D, Eikelboom RH. Are hearing aid owners able to identify and self-report handling difficulties? A pilot study. International Journal of Audiology. Accepted for publication.

Bester C, Jayakody DMP, Hammond G, Robertson D. Selective attentional processes in cochlear implant recipients: measurements of the attentional filter. Journal of Acoustic Society of America. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 140(6): 4091-4100; 2016. doi: 10.1121/1.4968783

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW. Diagnosis of hearing loss using automated audiometry in an asynchronous telehealth model: a pilot accuracy study. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 23(2):256-262. doi: 10.1177/1357633X16641552

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Jacques A, Swanepoel DW, Atlas MD, Whitehouse A, Jamieson S, Oddy W. Protective benefit of predominant breastfeeding against otitis media may be limited to early childhood: results from a prospective birth cohort study. Clinical Otolaryngology. 42(1):29-37; 2017. 10.1111/coa.12652.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Bennett RJ, Tao K, Swanepoel DW. Asynchronous interpretation of manual and automated audiometry: agreement and reliability. J Telemedicine and Telecare. Published online: 20 September 2016. doi: 10.1177/1357633X16669899

Gnanasekaran T, Gnanasekaran S, Wood JM, Friedland P. Eosinophilic oesophagitis: an otolaryngologist’s perspective. British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 78(6):338-340; 2017.

Gouws N, Swanepoel D, Biagio de Jager L. Wideband acoustic immittance for assessing middle ear functioning for preterm neonates in the NICU. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, IN PRESS

Heywood R, Gao Q, Nyunt MSZ, Feng L, Chong MS, Lim WS, Yap P, Lee TS, Yap KB, Wee SL, Ng TP. Hearing Loss and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: Findings from the Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Study. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 2017;43:259-268.

Hancock K, Brennan-Jones CG, Vithiatharana R, Payne D, Runions K, Lin A, Eikelboom RH. Mental health problems among 4-17 year olds with hearing problems: results from a nationally representative study. Hearing, Balance and Communication. In press May 2017. 

Havenga E, Swanepoel D, le Roux T, Schmid B. Tele-intervention for children with hearing loss: A comparative pilot study. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 23(1):116-125; 2017. doi: 10.1177/1357633X15617886

Jayakody DMP, Friedland PL, Nel E, Martins R, Atlas MD, Sohrabi H. Impact of cochlear implantation on cognitive functions of older adults: Pilot test results. Otology and Neurotology. 38(8):e289-e295; 2017. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001502.

Jayakody DMP, Friedland PL, Eikelboom RH, Sohrabi H, Martins R. A novel study on the impact of hearing loss on cognitive functions of older adults:   Baseline non-verbal cognitive assessment results. Clinical Otolaryngology. 2017 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/coa.12937

Le Roux T, Vinck B, Butler I, Louw L, Lauta L, Schlesinger D, Swanepoel D. Predictors of health-related quality of life in adult cochlear implant recipients in South Africa. International Journal of Audiology. 57(1): 16-23; 2017. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1227482

Louw C, Swanepoel DW, Myburgh H, Eikelboom RH. Smartphone-based Hearing Screening at Primary Health Care Facilities. Ear and Hearing. 38(2):e93–e100; 2017. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000378

Lundberg T, Biagio de Jager L, Swanepoel W, Laurent C. Diagnostic accuracy of a general practitioner with video-otoscopy collected by a health care facilitator compared to traditional otoscopy. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 99:49-53; 2017.

Schoeman JC, Swanepoel DW, van der Linde J. Developmental screening: predictors of follow-up adherence in primary health care. African Health Sciences 17(1):52; 2017.

Sommer J, Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD, Hunter M, Davis W, Davis T. A population-based study of the association between dysglycemia and hearing loss in middle age. Diabetic Medicine. 34(5): 683-690; 2017. doi: 10.1111/dme.13320.

Swanepoel DW. Smartphone-based National Hearing Test Launched in South Africa. Hearing Journal. 70(1): 14-16; 2017.

Van Tonder J, Swanepoel DW, Mahomed-Asmail F, Myburgh H, Eikelboom RH. Automated smartphone threshold audiometry: validity and time-efficiency. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 28(3):200–208; 2017. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16002

Publications 2016: 

Bennett RJ, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD, Taljaard DS, Eikelboom RH. A prospective study evaluating cochlear implant management skills: development and validation of the Cochlear Implant Management Skills (CIMS) survey. Clinical Otolaryngology. 41(1):51-58; 2016. doi: 10.1111/coa.12472

Bennett RJ, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH. Does clinician continuity influence hearing aid outcomes? International Journal of Audiology. 55(10): 556-563; 2016. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1080/14992027.2016.1185169

Bennett RJ, Jayakody DMP Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Self-reported cochlear implant management skills: development and validation of the self-administered Cochlear Implant Management Skills (CIMS-self) survey. Clinical Otolaryngology. Published online: 2016. doi: 10.1111/coa.12713

Brennan-Jones CG, Taljaard DS, Brennan-Jones SEF, Bennett RJ, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Self-reported hearing loss and manual audiometry: A rural versus urban comparison. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 24(2):130-5; 2016. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12227

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW. Diagnosis of hearing loss using automated audiometry in an asynchronous telehealth model: a pilot accuracy study. Journal of Telehealth and Telecare. Published online: 6 April 2016. doi: 10.1177/1357633X16641552

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Jacques A, Swanepoel DW, Atlas MD, Whitehouse A, Jamieson S, Oddy W. Predominant breast feeding for the first six months of life is protective against middle ear effusion in early childhood: a prospective birth cohort study. Clinical Otolaryngology. Accepted for publication March 2016.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Friedland PL, Atlas MD. Clinical validation of automated audiometry with continuous noise-monitoring in a clinically heterogeneous population outside a sound-treated environment. International Journal of Audiology. 55(9):507-513; 2016. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1178858

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Bennett RJ, Tao K, Swanepoel DW. Asynchronous interpretation of manual and automated audiometry: agreement and reliability. J Telehealth and Telecare. Published online: 20 September 2016. doi: 10.1177/1357633X16669899

Bucks R, Dunlop P, Taljaard DS, Brennan-Jones CG, Wesnes K, Eikelboom RH. The association between hearing loss and cognition in the Busselton Baby Boomer cohort: an epidemiological study of adults born 1946 to 1964. The Laryngoscope. 26(10):2367-75; 2016. doi: 10.1002/lary.25896

Casserly P, Atlas MD, Friedland PL. The role of subtotal petrosectomy in cochlear implantation. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 130 (Suppl 4):S35-40; 2016. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318289841b

Coco L, Champlin CA, Eikelboom RH. Community-based audiology intervention increases accessibility. American Journal of Audiology. 25:264–267; 2016. doi: 10.1044/2016_AJA-16-0002

De Kock T, Swanepoel D, Hall JW III (2016). Newborn hearing screening at a community-based obstetric unit: screening and diagnostic outcomes. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 84:124-31; 2016. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.02.031

Ebrahimi-Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. Speech perception scores in cochlear implant recipients: An analysis of ceiling effects in the CUNY sentence test in post-lingually deafened cochlear implant recipients. Cochlear Implants International. 17(2):75-80; 2016. doi: 10.1080/14670100.2015.1114220.

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D. Tele-audiology. In: Electronic Medicine, Electronic Health, Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Mobile Health. Eds: H Eren and JG Webster. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp539-560. 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4822-3659-0.

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D. Remote Diagnostic Hearing Assessment. In: Telepractice in Audiology. Eds: T Houston, E Rushbrook. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, USA. pp123-140; 2016. ISBN: 9781597566131

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW. International survey of audiologist’s attitude towards telehealth. American Journal of Audiology. 25:295–298; 2016. doi: 10.1044/2016_AJA-16-0004

Havenga E, Swanepoel D, le Roux T, Schmid B. Tele-intervention for children with hearing loss: A comparative pilot study. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. Online December 2015. doi: 10.1177/1357633X15617886

Heywood R, Atlas M. Simultaneous cochlear implantation and labyrinthectomy for advanced Meniere’s disease. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 130(2):204-206; 2016. doi:10.1017/S0022215115003345

Heywood R, Atlas MD. Simultaneous cochlear implantation and labyrinthectomy for advanced Meniere’s disease. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 130(2):204-6; 2016. doi: 10.1017/S0022215115003345

Heywood R, Boeddinghaus R, Pollaers K, Friedland P, Atlas M. Magnetic Resonance Imaging surveillance after subtotal petrosectomy and blind sac closure: A review of radiological findings and long term follow up. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 130(S3):S172. doi:10.1017/S002221511600551X

Heywood R, Vankayalapati P, Jayakody D, Eikelboom R, Lee G, Liu J, Prasad V, Murugasu E, Atlas M. Hearing loss and cognitive decline in Singapore: status quo of an island nation. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 130(S3):S172-S173. doi:10.1017/S0022215116005521

Heywood R, Quick M, Atlas M. Long term hearing outcomes with the shape memory Nitinol stapes prosthesis: 10 year results. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 130(S3):S54. doi:10.1017/S0022215116002711

Hinton-Bayre AD. In Response to: Detecting impairment postconcussion using reliable change indices (letter to editor). Clin J Sport Med. 26(1):e6-e7; 2016. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000215

Kaspar A, Kei J, Driscoll C, Swanepoel DCDW, Goulios H. Overview of a public health approach to pediatric hearing impairment in the Pacific Islands. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 86:43-52; 2016.

Le Roux T, Vinck B, Butler I, Cass N, Louw L, Nauta L, Schlesinger D, Soer M, Tshifularo M, Swanepoel D (2016). Predictors of pediatric cochlear implantation outcomes in South Africa. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 84:61-70; 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.02.025

Le Roux T, Vinck B, Butler I, Swanepoel D. Predictors of health-related quality of life in adult cochlear implant recipients in South Africa. International Journal of Audiology. Published online. 9:1-8. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1227482

Louw C, Swanepoel DW, Myburgh H, Eikelboom RH. Smartphone-based Hearing Screening at Primary Health Care Facilities. Ear and Hearing. Online Oct 2016. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000378

Mahomed F, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH, Myburgh HC, Hall J. Clinical validity of hearScreen™ smartphone hearing screening for school children. Ear and Hearing. 37(1):e11-7. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000223.

Mahomed F, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Diagnostic hearing assessment in schools: validity and time-efficiency of automated audiometry. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 27(1):42-48; 2016. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.15041

Mahomed F, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Referral criteria for school-based hearing screening: considerations for resource-limited contexts. Health SA Gesondheid. 21: 96-102; 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.hsag.2015.11.003

Mahomed-Asmail F, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Hearing loss in urban South African school children (grade 1 to 3). International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 84:27-31; 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.02.021.

Maleka K, Van der Linde J, Glascoe FP, Swanepoel D (2016). Developmental screening – evaluation of a mHealth version of the PEDS tools. Telemedicine and e-Health. 22(12):1013-1018; 2016doi: 10.1089/tmj.2016.0007

Margolis RH, Wilson RH, Polelka GR, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Tomasek R, Saly G. A Statistical Model of the Air-Bone Gap – Evidence of Bias in Audiometry. Ear and Hearing. 37(2):177–188; 2016. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000246

Myburgh HC, van Zijl WH, Swanepoel D, Hellström S, Laurent C (2016). Otitis media diagnosis for developing countries using tympanic membrane image-analysis. EBioMedicine. 5:156-60; 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.02.017

Pollaers K, Davidoss N, Hinton-Bayre AD, Cammermann A, Wormald R, Wee D, Hee G. A 10-year audit of the management of metastatic SCC to the parotid and neck in WA health. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 86:80-81; 2016. 

Potgieter J, Swanepoel DW, Myburgh HCC, Hopper CC, Smits C. Development and validation of a smartphone-based digits-in-noise hearing test in South African English; International Journal of Audiology. 55(7): 405-411 ; 2016.

Sandström J, Swanepoel DW, Myburgh HC, Laurent C. Smartphone threshold audiometry in underserved primary health-care contexts. International Journal of Audiology. 55(4):232-8; 2016. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1124294

Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Future Directions for Telepractice in Audiology. In: Telepractice in Audiology. Eds: T Houston, E Rushbrook. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, USA. pp247-262; 2016. ISBN: 9781597566131.

Taljaard DS, Olaithe M, Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Bucks RS. The relationship between hearing impairment and cognitive function: A meta-analysis in adults. Clinical Otolaryngology. 41(6):718-729; 2016.10.1111/coa.12607

Talmage GD, Sunde J, Walker DD, Atlas MD, Gluth MB. Anatomic basis of the middle temporal artery periosteal rotational flap in otologic surgery. Laryngoscope. 126(6):1426-32; 2016. doi: 10.1002/lary.25635

Tan HE, Santa Maria PL, Anandacoomaraswamy K, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. A meta-analysis of myringoplasties. Otology & Neurotology. 37(7):838-46; 2016. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001099.

Tan HE, Santa Maria PL, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Type I Tympanoplasty Meta-analysis: A single variable analysis of more than 26 thousand adults and children from 214 studies. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 130(S3):S64-S65. doi: 10.1017/S0022215116002966

Tegg-Quinn S, Bennett RJ, Eikelboom RH, Baguley DM. The impact of tinnitus upon cognition in adults: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Audiology. 55(10):533-40; 2016. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1185168

Van der Aerschot M, Swanepoel DW, Mahomed-Asmail F, Myburgh HC, Eikelboom RH. Affordable headphones for accessible screening audiometry: an evaluation of the Sennheiser HD202 II supra-aural headphone. International Journal of Audiology. 55(11):616-22; 2016. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016

Van der Heyning P, Santiago L, Arauz SL, Atlas M, Baumgartner W-D, Caversaccio M, Chester-Browne R, Estienne P, Gavilan J, Godey B, Gstöttner W, Han D, Hagen R, Kompis M,  Kuzovkov V,  Lassaletta L, Lefevre F, Yongxin Li X, Müller J, Parnes L, Kleine Punte A, Raine C, Rajan G, Rivas A, Antonio Rivas J, Royle N, Sprinzl G, Stephan K, Walkowiak A, Yanov Y, Zimmermann K, Zorowka P, Skarzynski H. Electrically Evoked Compound Action Potentials are Different Depending on the Site of Cochlear Stimulation. Cochlear Implants International. Published online: 30 Nov 2016. doi: 10.1080/14670100.2016.1240427

Van der Linde J, Swanepoel D, Hanekom L, Lemmer T, Schoeman K, Glascoe FP, Vinck BM (2016). Early detection of communication delays with the PEDS Tools in at-risk South African infants. African Journal of Disability. African Journal of Disability 5(1), a223. dx.doi.org/10.4102/ajod.v5i1.223

Van der Linde J, Swanepoel DCDW, Sommerville JEM, Glascoe F, Vinck BHME, Louw EM. Prevalence and nature of communication delays in a South African primary healthcare context. South African Journal of Child Health, 10 (1):87-91; 2016

Van Tonder J, Swanepoel DW, Mahomed-Asmail F, Myburgh H, Eikelboom RH. Automated smartphone threshold audiometry: validity and time-efficiency. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. Published online 7 September 2016. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16002

Yousuf Hussien SY, Swanepoel DW, Eikelboom RH, Myburgh H. Smartphone hearing screening in mHealth assisted community-based primary care. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 22(7):405-12; 2016. doi: 10.1177/1357633X15610721

Publications 2015: 

Bennett RJ, Taljaard DS, Brennan-Jones CJ, Tegg-Quinn S, Eikelboom RH. Evaluating hearing aid handling skills: A systematic and descriptive review. International Journal of Audiology. 54(11):765-76; 2015. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1052104

Brennan-Jones CG, Whitehouse AJO, Park J, Hegarty M, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, White JD, Jamieson SE. Prevalence and risk factors of recurrent otitis media during early childhood in Western Australia: a prospective birth cohort study. Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health. 51(4); 403-409; 2015. doi:10.1111/jpc.12741

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Margolis RH. The diagnostic accuracy of automated audiometry versus manual audiometry for diagnosis of hearing impairment: an individual patient data meta-analysis (protocol). Prospero, Art No.: CRD42015013880; 2015.

Domville-Lewis C, Santa Maria P, Upson G, Chester-Browne R, Atlas MD. Psychophysical Map Stability in Bilateral Sequential Cochlear Implantation - Comparing Current Audiology Methods to a New Statistical Definition. Ear and Hearing. 36(5): 497-504; 2015.

Gavilan J, Adunka O, Agrawal S, Atlas M, Baumgartner WD, Bril S, ... & de Heyning PV. Quality standards for bone conduction implants. Acta oto-laryngologica. 135(12):1277-85; 2015. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2015.1067904

Hoskin A, Atlas MD, Mackey D. The Sydney siege: courage, compassion and connectedness. Medical Journal of Australia. 202(7):360; 2015.

Le Roux T, Swanepoel D, Vinck BM. Profound childhood hearing loss in South Africa: Risk profile, diagnosis and age of intervention. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 79(1):8-14; 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.09.033.

Margolis RH, Wilson RH, Polelka GR, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Saly G. Distribution Characteristics of Normal Pure-Tone Thresholds. International Journal of Audiology. 54(11):796-805; 2015. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1033656

Mokri Y, Worland K, Ford M, Rajan R. Effect of background noise on neuronal coding of interaural level difference cues in rat inferior colliculus. European Journal of Neuroscience, pp. 1–20; 2015.

Swanepoel DW, Matthysen C, Eikelboom RH, Clarke JL, Hall JW. Pure tone audiometry outside a sound-booth using earphone attenuation, integrated noise monitoring and automation. International Journal of Audiology. 54:777-785; 2015. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1072647.

Van der Linde J, Swanepoel D, Glascoe FP, Louw EM, Vinck BM. Developmental screening in South Africa: Comparing the national developmental checklist to a standardized tool. African Health Sciences. 15(1): 188–196; 2015.

Van der Linde J, Swanepoel D, Glascoe FP, Louw EM, Hugo JFM, Vinck BM. Risks associated with communication delays in infants from underserved South African communities. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, 2015;7(1), Art. #841, 7 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v7i1.841

Van Dyk M, Swanepoel SW, Hall JW. Outcomes with OAE and AABR screening in the first 48h—Implications for newborn hearing screening in developing countries. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 9(7):1034-40; 2015.

Visagie A, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH. Accuracy of remote hearing assessment in a rural community. Telemedicine and eHealth. 21(11):930-7; 2015. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2014.0243.

Publications 2014:

Biagio L, Swanepoel D, Laurent C, Lundberg T. Paediatric otitis media at a primary health care clinic in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 104(6):431-435; 2014.

Biagio L, Swanepoel D, Laurent C, Lundberg T. Video-otoscopy recordings for diagnosis of childhood ear disease using telehealth at primary health care level, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 20(6):300-306; 2014.

Clark JL, Swanepoel D (2014). Technology for Hearing Loss - as We Know It, and as We Dream It. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 9(5):408-413; 2014.

Dunne B, Marr T, Andrews D, Larbalestier R, Edwards M, Merry C. Infective endocarditis. Journal Heart Lung Circ. 23(7):628-35. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.02.010.

Eikelboom RH, Jayakody D, Swanepoel D, Chang S, Atlas MD. Validation of remote mapping of cochlear implants. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 20(4): 169-175; 2014.

Granberg S, Pronk M, Swanepoel D, Kramer SE, Hagsten H, Möller C, Hjaldahl J, Danermark B. The ICF Core Sets for Hearing Loss Project: Functioning and Disability from the Patient Perspective. International Journal of Audiology. 53(8):497-506; 2014.

Haeri Mazanderani AF, du Plessis N, Lumb J, Feucht UD, Myburgh M, Mayaphi SH, Lekalakala MR, Swanepoel D, Georgakis H, Avenant T. Recommendations for the medical evaluation of children prior to adoption in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 104(8):544-555; 2014.

Heinze B, Swanepoel D, Vinck BM. Does the human immunodeficiency virus influence the vestibulocollic reflex pathways? A comparative study. Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 128(9):772-9; 2014. doi: 10.1017/S0022215114001996.

Lundberg T, Biagio L, Laurent C, Sandström H, Swanepoel D. Remote evaluation of video-otoscopy recordings in an unselected pediatric population with an otitis media scale. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(9):1489-1495; 2014.

Meyer ME, Swanepoel D, le Roux T. National survey of paediatric audiological services for diagnosis in the private health sector of South Africa. South African Journal of Communication Disorders. 61(1), Art. #62, 8 pages.

Potgieter JM, Swanepoel D, Heinze B, Hofmeyr LM, Hamersma H. An auditory profile of sclerosteosis. Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 128(4):336-344; 2014.

Santa Maria PL, Oghalai JS. Is office based myringoplasty a suitable alternative to surgical tympanoplasty? Laryngoscope. 124(5):1053-4; 2014.

Santa Maria PL, Oghalai JS. When is the best timing for the second implant in pediatric bilateral cochlear implantation? Laryngoscope. 124(7):1511-2; 2014.

Santa Maria PL, Abuzeid WM, Nayak JV, Chang SD, Blevins NH. A case of stereotactic radiation in skull base solitary fibrous tumor – More harm than good? JNLS Report. 75(2):e214-6; 2014.

Santa Maria PL, Gluth MB, Yuan Y, Atlas MD, Blevins NH. Hearing Preservation Surgery for Cochlear Implantation – A Meta-Analysis. Otology and Neurotology. 35(10):e256-69; 2014. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000561.

Sara S, Friedland P, Teh BM. Bilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a review. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 128(Suppl 1):S8-15; 2014. doi: 10.1017/S002221511300306Xt

Scheepers L, Swanepoel D, le Roux T. Why parents refuse newborn hearing screening and default on follow-up rescreening - a South African perspective. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(4):652-658; 2014.

Shen Y, Redmond S, Papadimitriou J, Teh BM, Yan S, Atlas MD, Marano RJ, Dilley RJ. The biocompatibility of silk fibroin and acellular collagen scaffolds for tissue engineering in the ear. Biomedical Materials. 9(1):015015; 2014.

Strauss S, Swanepoel D, Becker P, Eloff Z, Hall JW III. Noise and age related hearing loss - a study of 40 123 South African Gold Miners. International Journal of Audiology. 53(Suppl 2):S66-75; 2014.

Stroebel D, Swanepoel D. Does parental experience of the diagnosis and intervention process differ for children with auditory neuropathy? International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 78(12):2210-2215; 2014.

Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH, Margolis RH. Revisiting tympanometry screening in school-entry children 5 to 7 years of age. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 25(10):927–936; 2014.

Swanepoel D, Myburgh H, Howe D, Mahomed F, Eikelboom RH. Smartphone-based hearing screening with integrated quality control and data management. International Journal of Audiology. 53(12): 841-849; 2014.

Swanepoel D, Scheepers L, le Roux T (2014). Why parents refuse newborn hearing screening in South Africa. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(7):1197-1198.

White J, Brennan-Jones CG. Auditory Verbal Therapy: Improving the Evidence-Base. Deafness & Education International. 16(3):125-128; 2014.

Publications 2013:

Biagio L, Swanepoel D, Adeyemo A, Hall JW III, Vinck B. Asynchronous video-otoscopy by a telehealth facilitator. Telemedicine and e-Health. 19:252-258; 2013.

Convery E, Keidser G, Caposecco A, Swanepoel D, Wong LLN, Shen E. Hearing aid assembly management among adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: toward the feasibility of self-fitting hearing aids. International Journal of Audiology. 52(6):385-93; 2013. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2013.773407

Domville-Lewis C, Friedland PL, Santa Maria PL. Pott's puffy tumour and intracranial complications of frontal sinusitis in pregnancy. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 127(Suppl 1):S35-8; 2013. doi: 10.1017/S0022215112001673

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Motakef S, Upson GS. Clinical validation of the AMTAS automated audiometer. International Journal of Audiology. 52(5):342-9; 2013.

Friedland PL. Head and Neck Cancer, in "Clinical Oncology for Medical Students", Cancer Council of Australia, 2013.

Gluth MB, Tan BYB, Santa Maria P, Atlas MD.  The unique microbiology of the unstable open mastoid cavity and considerations for surgical revision.  J Laryngology and Otology. 127(5):458-62; 2013.

Heinze BM, Swanepoel D, Hofmeyr LM, Vinck BM. Vestibular involvement in adults with HIV/AIDS. Auris Nasus Larynx, 41(2):160-168; 2013.

James A, Hunter M, Straker L, Beilby J, Bucks R, Davis T, Eikelboom R, Hillman, Hui J, Hung J, Mackey D, Newton D, Palmer L, Musk B. Rationale, Design and Methods for a Community-Based Study of Clustering and Interactions of Chronic Disease Processes and their Effects on Ageing: The Busselton Healthy Ageing Study. BMC Public Health. 13:936; 2013.

MacDonald A, Santa Maria PL. Wegener's Granulomatosis presenting with bilateral facial nerve palsy and limited to the head and neck. Journal of Case Reports in Medicine. 2:1-4; 2013.

Maclennan-Smith F, Swanepoel D, Hall JW. Validity of diagnostic pure-tone audiometry without a sound-treated environment in older adults. International Journal of Audiology. 52:66-73; 2013.            

Mahomed F, Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH, Soer M. Validity of automated threshold audiometry: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ear and Hearing. 34(6):745-752; 2013. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0b013e3182944bdf

Margolis RH, Eikelboom RH, Johnson C, Ginter SS, Swanepoel D, Moore BCJ. False air-bone gaps at 4 kHz in listeners with normal hearing and sensorineural hearing loss. International Journal of Audiology. 52(8):526-32; 2013. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2013.792437.

Marino R, Linton N, Eikelboom RH, Statham E, Rajan GP. Round window application of the Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB) for patients with mixed or conductive hearing loss – an Australian first. International Journal of Audiology. 52:209-218; 2013.

Santa Maria PL, Domville-Lewis C, Sucher CM, Chester-Browne R, Atlas MD. Hearing preservation surgery for cochlear implantation – Hearing and quality of life after two years. Otology and Neurotology. 34:526-531; 2013.

Santa Maria PL. Sigmoid sinus dehiscence resurfacing as treatment for pulsatile tinnitus. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 127(Suppl 2):S57-9; 2013.

Swanepoel D, Eikelboom RH, Friedland PF, Atlas MD, Hunter M. Self-reported hearing loss in Baby Boomers from the Busselton Health Study – Audiometric correspondence and predictive value. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 24(6):514-21; 2013.

Swanepoel D, Johl L, Pienaar D. Childhood hearing loss and risk profile in a South African population. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 77(3):394-398; 2013.

Taljaard D, Brennan-Jones CG, Bucks R, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Does hearing intervention improve cognitive function? A systematic review protocol. PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic review. 11/2013; CRD42013006163.

Taljaard D, Leishman N, Eikelboom RH. Personal listening devices and the prevention of noise induced hearing loss in children: The Cheers for Ears Program. Noise and Health. 15:261-68. doi:10.4103/1463-1741.113523.

Van de Heyning P, Adunka O, Arauz SL, Atlas M, Baumgartner WD, Brill S, Bruce I, Buchman C, Caversaccio M, Dillon M, Eikelboom R, Eskilsson G, Gavilan J, Godey B, Green K, Gstoettner W, Hagen R, Han D, Iwasaki S, Kameswaran M, Karltorp E, Kleine Punte A, Kompis M, Kuthubutheen J, Kuzovkov V, Lassaletta L, Li Y, Lorens A, Manikoth M, Martin J, Mlynski R, Mueller J, O'Driscoll M, Parnes L, Pillsbury H, Prentiss S, Pulibalathingal S, Raine CH, Rajan G, Rajeswaran R, Riechelmann H, Rivas A, Rivas JA, Senn P, Skarzynski PH, Sprinzl G, Staecker H, Stephan K, Sugarova S, Usami SI, Wolf-Magele A, Yanov Y, Zernotti ME, Zimmerman K, Zorowka P, Skarzynski H. Standard of practice in the field of hearing implants. Cochlear Implants International 14(suppl 2);S1-S5; 2013. 

Publications 2012:

Atlas MD, Gluth MB, Cohen M.  Mastoid cavity obliteration. In:  Goycoolea MV, ed.  Atlas of Otologic Surgery and Magic Otology Volume 1 2nd Ed, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Dehli, p691-696, 2012.

Atlas MD, Gluth MB, Cohen M. Malleostapedectomy – Newer Applications. In:  Goycoolea MV, ed.  Atlas of Otologic Surgery and Magic Otology Volume 1 2nd Ed, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Dehli, p691-696, 2012.

Eikelboom RH. The telegraph and the beginnings of telemedicine in Australia. In Smith AC, Armfield NR and Eikelboom RH. Global Telehealth 2012 - Delivering Quality Healthcare Anywhere Through Telehealth. Volume 182 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2012.

Eikelboom RH, Leishman NF, Munro TJ, Nuygen B, Riggs PR, Tennant J, West RK, Robertson WM. ‘Epic Ear Defence’—A Game to Educate Children on the Risks of Noise-Related Hearing Loss. Games for Health Journal. 2:460-463; 2012. doi: 10.1089/g4h.2012.0065.

Friedland PL, Thomas AA, Naran A, Amanuel B, Iacopetta FG, Carrello A, Meyer C, Phillips M, Harnett G. Human papillomavirus and gene mutations in head and neck squamous carcinomas. ANZ J Surgery. 82(5):362-366; 2012. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05791.x

Gibson D, Gluth MB, Whyte A, Atlas MD. Rotation of the osseous spiral lamina in the hook region and along the basal turn: results of a magnetic resonance image anatomical study with high-resolution DRIVE sequences. Surgical and Radiological Anatomy. 34(8):781-785

Gluth MB, Cohen MA, Friedland PL, Dornhoffer JL, Atlas MD. Malleostapedotomy prosthesis size and shape: key measurements from a temporal bone study. Otol. Neurotol. 33(4): 518-22; 2012. Winner Valerie Alder Research Prize for the best hearing-related scientific paper in 2012.

Gluth M, Atlas MD. Acute management of the effects of facial paralysis. In: Slattery WH, ed.  The Facial Nerve, 1st Ed. Thieme. 2012.

Jayakody D, Looi V, Lin E, Robb M. The development of a pitch training program for adult cochlear implant and hearing aid users. Seminars in Hearing. 33(4):381-398; 2012. 10.1055/s-0032-1329226

Oosthuizen I, Swanepoel D, van Dijk C. Speech perception in noise and bilateral spatial abilities in adults with delayed sequential cochlear implantation. South African Journal of Communication Disorders. 59(1):45-52; 2012.

Pridmore S, Walter G, Friedland P. Tinnitus and Suicide: Recent Cases on the Public Record Give Cause for Reconsideration. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 147(2):193-5; 2012.

Smith AC, Armfield NR, Eikelboom RH (eds.). Global Telehealth 2012 - Delivering Quality Healthcare Anywhere Through Telehealth. Volume 182 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2012.              

Skarzynski HK, Van de Heyning P, DeMin H, Li Y, Bo L, Caversaccio M, Rivas J, Rivas A, Raine C, Arauz S, Zernotti M, Manoj M, Kameswaran M, Sprinzl G, Zorowka P, Staecker H, Parnes L, Gavilan J, Lassaletta L, Green K, Usami S, Mueller J, Atlas M, Rajan G, Godey B, Karltorp E, Yanov Y, Kuzovkov V, Adunka O, Buchman C, Baumgartner WD, Gstoettner W, Hagen R, Skarzynski P, Lorens A. Hearing Preservation Classification. Journal of Hearing Science. 2(2):SR95-96; 2012.

Stubbs SL, Hsiao ST, Peshavariya HM, Lim SY, Dusting GJ, Dilley RJ. Hypoxic preconditioning enhances survival of human adipose-derived stem cells and conditions endothelial cells in vitro. Stem Cells Dev. 21(11):1887-96; 2012.

Strauss S, Swanepoel D, Becker P, Eloff Z, Hall JW III. Prevalence and degree of noise-induced hearing loss in South African gold miners. Occupational Health Southern Africa, 18(6):20-25; 2012.

Tan BYB, Gluth MB, Statham EL, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Mobile and Landline Telephone Performance Outcomes Among Telephone-Using Cochlear Implant Recipients. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 146(2):283-288; 2012.

Publications 2011:

Friedland PL, Bozic B, Dewar J, Kuan R, Meyer C, Phillips M. Impact of multidisciplinary team management in head and neck cancer patients. British Journal of Cancer. 104(8):1246-8; 2011.

Gluth MB, Motakef S, Friedland P, Atlas MD. Incus replacement malleostapedotomy in quiescent chronic otitis media with a mobile stapes footplate: an alternative to TORP in select cases. Otology and Neurotology. 32(2):242-5; 2011.

Gluth MB, Cohen MA, Friedland PL, Atlas MD. Surgical anatomy of the anterior supra-labyrinthine air cell tract. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 125;1009-1013; 2011.

Gluth M, Atlas MD. Prevention and management of cochlear implant infections. Cochlear Implants Int. 12(4):223-7; 2011.

Looi V, Winter P, Anderson I, Sucher C. A music quality rating test battery for cochlear implant users to compare the FSP and HDCIS strategies for music appreciation. International Journal of Audiology. 50(8):503-18; 2011.

Tavora D, Eikelboom RH, Miller S. Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment for patients with significant level of hearing loss - an adaptation of the protocol. Int J Audiology, 50(12):881-6; 2011.

Tavora D, Eikelboom RH, Ivey GE, Miller S. A multi-centre study on the long-term benefits of tinnitus management using Neuromonics. International Tinnitus Journal. 16(2):111-7; 2011.

Yuen HW, Boeddinghaus R, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. 15th Yahya Cohen Memorial Lecture - the relationship between the air-bone gap and the size of superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 40(1):59-6; 2011.

Publications 2010:

Eikelboom RH, Craemer R, Ellis I, McManus T, Larson A, Atlas MD. An economic analysis of telehealth in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Proceedings of Global Telehealth 2010.

Gluth MB, Eager K, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Long-term benefit perception, complications, and device malfunction rate of bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) implantation for profound unilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Otology and Neuro-otology. 31:1427-1434; 2010.

Marr T, Eikelboom RH, Friedland P Tele-nasendoscopy: financial implications and clinical applications. Proceedings of Global Telehealth, 2010.

Publications 2009:

Yuen HW, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Auditory manifestations of superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Otol Neurotol. 30(3):280-285;2009.

Yuen H-W, Boeddinghaus R, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. The relationship between the air-bone gap and the size of superior semicircular canal dehiscence, Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery 141(6):689-94; 2009.

Ivey GE, Maric V, Friedland P, Eikelboom RH. Tinnitus. Australia Rural Doctor: How to Treat, October 2009, p11-14.

Publications 2008:

Eikelboom RH, Ivey GE, Atlas MD. Audiograms and Tympanograms. Australian Rural Doctor: How to Treat, May 2008, p15-18.

Eikelboom RH. Progress in service delivery of ear and hearing services by telemedicine, ENT News, 17(5):82-83, 2008.

Goggin LS, Eikelboom RH, Edwards GS, Maric V, Anderson J, Sander P, James MA, Ricciardo PM, Broeze C, Atkins L, Rajan GP, Atlas MD. Noise levels, hearing disturbances, and use of hearing protection at entertainment venues. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology. 30(1):50–58; 2008.

Rajan GP, Leaper MR, Goggin LA, Atlas MD, Boeddinghaus R, Eikelboom RH. The effects of superior canal dehiscence on the labyrinth: does size matter? Otol Neurotol. 29(7):972-5; 2008.

Publications 2007:

Baguley DM, Atlas MD. Cochlear implants and tinnitus. Prog Brain Res. 2007;166:347-55.

Eikelboom RH, Rajan GP, Atlas MD, Upson G. Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome. Audiology Now. June 2007

Eikelboom RH. Ear screening project in Kolkata, India. ENT-News.

Goggin L, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Clinical decision support systems and computer-aided diagnosis in otology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 136(4 Suppl):S21-6; 2007.

Rajan GP, Diaz J, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD, Shelton C, Blackham R, Huber AM (2007) Eliminating the limitations of manual crimping in stapes surgery: mid-term results of 90 patients in the Nitinol stapes piston multicenter trial. Laryngoscope, 2007 Jul;117(7):1236-9.

Singh V, Atlas MD.  Obliteration of the persistently discharging mastoid cavity using the middle temporal artery flap.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Sep;137(3):433-8

Publications 2006:

Subramaniam K, Rajan GP, Eikelboom RH, Marino R, Atlas MD (2005) Patient’s quality of life and hearing outcomes after stapes surgery, Clinical Otolaryngology, 31, 273–279.

Publications 2005:

Banerjee A, Whyte A, O'Sullivan P, Atlas MD (2005) Endolymphatic sac tumor. Otology and Neurotology 26(4):819-2.

Banerjee A, Whyte A, Atlas MD (2005) Superior canal dehiscence: review of a new condition. Clinical Otolaryngology. 30(1):9-15.

Eikelboom RH, Mbao MN, Atlas MD, Coates H, Gallop MA (2005) Validation of tele-otology to diagnose ear disease in children, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolayngology, 69(6): 739-744.

Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD (2005) Attitude to telemedicine, and willingness to use it, in audiology patients. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 11(Suppl 2):22-5.

Rajan GP, Eikelboom RH, Anandacoomaraswamy KS, Atlas MD (2004) In vivo performance of the nitinol shape memory stapes prosthesis during hearing restoration surgery in otosclerosis. A first report. Journal of Biomedical Material Research, Part B, Applied Biomaterials. 72(2):305-9.

Rajan GP, Atlas MD, Subramaniam K, Eikelboom RH (2005) Eliminating the limitations of manual crimping in stapes surgery? A preliminary trial with the shape memory Nitinol stapes piston, Layrngoscope, 115(2):366-9.

Rajan GP, Fergie N, Fischer U, Romer M, Radivojevic V, Hee GK. Antibiotic prophylaxis in septorhinoplasty? A prospective, randomized study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 116(7):1995-8; 2005.

Rajan GP, Din S, Atlas MD (2005) Long-term effects of the Meniett device in Meniere's disease: the Western Australian experience. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 119(5): 391-395.

Subramaniam K, Eikelboom RH, Eager KM, Atlas MD (2005) Unilateral profound hearing loss and the effect on quality of life after cerebellopointine angle surgery. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 133:339-346.

Subramaniam K, Eager KM, Ivey GE, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD (2005) Bone Anchored Hearing Aids - Improving Quality of Life for acoustic neuroma patients with unilateral hearing loss, ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75:A138. 

Publications 2004:

Atlas MD, Eisenberg R (eds.) (2004) A Guide to Temporal Bone Dissection, 2nd edition, Perth, Lions Ear and Hearing Institute.

Atlas MD (2004) Ear and Temporal Bone Surgery – A DVD Video Guide.

Blackham R, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD (2004) Assessment of utilisation of ENT specialists by patients in remote and rural areas, Australian Journal of Rural Health, 12:150-1.

Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD (2004) Tele-otology for children with chronic ear disease. In: Telepediatrics: Telemedicine and Child Health. Wootton R, Batch J, editors. Oxford: Royal Society of Medicine. p. 163-73.

Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD, Mbao MN, Gallop MA. (2004) Tele-otology: diagnosis and management of ear disease of patients in remote areas, Australia and New Zealand Journal of Audiology, 26:S15-S16.

O’Sullivan P, Atlas M (2004) The use of soft tissue vascular flaps for mastoid cavity obliteration. Laryngoscope 114: 957-959.

Publications 2003:

Dinh Q, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MA, Weber S, Mbao MN, Gallop MA (2003) A tele-otology course as a means of addressing the shortage of primary health care physicians in Aboriginal communities, HIC2003 RACGP12CC Handbook of Abstracts, (eds E Coiera, C Simpson), Health Informatics Society of Australia and Royal Australian College of General Practioners, Brunswick East, Australia. 92-93.

Eikelboom RH, Weber S, Atlas MA, Dinh Q, Mbao MN, Gallop MA (2003) A tele-otology course for primary care providers, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 9(3), S19-22.

Mbao MN, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD, Gallop M (2003) Evaluation of video-otoscopes suitable for tele-otology, Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 9(4):325-330.

O’Sullivan PG, Atlas MD (2003). Tumours of the temporal bone, in Scott Brown Textbook of Otolaryngology 7th edition (ed. M Gleeson), Butterworths, London.

Thamrin C, Eikelboom RH (2003) Rupture pressures of the porcine tympanic membrane. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 112:554-557.