Prof. Dr. Griet Mertens is an Expert in the HEARRING Network. Her contact information:

Phone: +32 3 821 3385
Email: griet.mertens.uza@gmail.com

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HEARRING Center

Antwerp University Hospital

Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
Phone: +32 3 821 33 85
Web: www.uza.be

Encoding a Melody Using Only Temporal Information for Cochlear-Implant and Normal-Hearing Listeners.

Authors: Ann E. Todd, Griet Mertens, Paul Van de Heyning, David M. Landsberger.
Journal: Trends in hearing 12/2017; 21(7):233121651773974., DOI:10.1177/2331216517739745

Hearing preservation cochlear implantation in children: The HEARRING Group consensus and practice guide

Authors: Gunesh Rajan, Dayse Tavora-Vieira, Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner, Benoit Godey, Joachim Müller, Martin O’Driscoll, Henryk Skarzynski, Piotr Skarzynski, Shin-Ichi Usami, Oliver Adunka, Sumit Agrawal, Iain Bruce, Marc De Bodt, Marco Caversaccio, Harold Pilsbury, Javier Gavilán, Rudolf Hagen, Abdulrahman Hagr, Mohan Kameswaran, Eva Karltorp, Martin Kompis, Vlad Kuzovkov, Luis Lassaletta, Li Yongxin, Artu Lorensr, Manikoth Manoj, Jane Martin, Griet Mertens, Robert Mlynski, Lorn Parnese, Sasidharan Pulibalathingal, Andreas Radeloff, Christopher H. Raine, Ranjith Rajeswaran, Joachim Schmutzhard, Georg Sprinzl, Hinrich Staecker, Kurt Stephan, Serafima Sugarova, Mario Zernotti, Patrick Zorowka, Paul Van de Heyning.
Journal: Cochlear Implants International 10/2017;, DOI:10.1080/14670100.2017.1379933

Playing Music May Improve the Gait Pattern in Patients with Bilateral Caloric Areflexia Wearing a Cochlear Implant: Results from a Pilot Study.

Authors: Ann Hallemans, Griet Mertens, Paul Van de Heyning, Vincent Van Rompaey
Journal: Frontiers in Neurology 08/2017; 8., DOI:10.3389/fneur.2017.00404

A Quantitative Electroencephalography Study on Cochlear Implant-Induced Cortical Changes in Single-Sided Deafness with Tinnitus.

Authors: Jae-Jin Song, Kyungsoo Kim, Woongsang Sunwoo, Griet Mertens, Paul Van de Heyning, Dirk De Ridder, Sven Vanneste, Sang-Youp Lee, Kyung-Joon Park, Hongsoo Choi, Ji-Woong Choi
Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 05/2017; 11., DOI:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00210

Towards a Unified Testing Framework for Single-Sided Deafness Studies: A Consensus Paper.

Authors: Paul Van de Heyning, Dayse Tavora-Vieira, Griet Mertens, Vincent van Rompaey, Gunesh P. Rajan, Joachim Muller, John Martin Hempel, Daniel Leander, Daniel Polterauer, Mathieu Marx, Shin-ichi Usami, Ryosuke Kitoh, Maiko Miyagawa, Hideaki Moteki, Kari Smilsky, Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner, Thomas Georg Keintzel, Georg Mathias Sprinzl, Astrid Wolf-Magele, Susan Arndt, Thomas Wesarg, Stefan Zirn, Uwe Baumann, Tobias Weissgerber, Tobias Rader, Rudolf Hagen, Anja Kurz, Kristen Rak, Robert Stokroos, Erwin George, Ruben Polo, María del Mar Medina, Yael Henkin, Ohad Hilly, David Ulanovski, Ranjith Rajeswaran, Mohan Kameswaran, Maria Fernanda Di Gregorio, Mario E. Zernotti
Journal: Audiology and Neurotology 03/2017; 21(6):391-398., DOI:10.1159/000455058

The Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status for Hearing Impaired Individuals (RBANS-H) before and after Cochlear Implantation: A Protocol for a Prospective, Longitudinal Cohort Study

Authors: Annes Julia Claes, Griet Mertens, Annick Gilles, Anouk Hofkens-Van den Brandt, Erik Fransen, Vincent Van Rompaey, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience 11/2016; 10., DOI:10.3389/fnins.2016.00512

 

Evaluation of Long-Term Cochlear Implant Use in Subjects With Acquired Unilateral Profound Hearing Loss: Focus on Binaural Auditory Outcomes.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Ear and Hearing 08/2016;, DOI:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000359

 

“Self-Assessment of Hearing Disabilities in Cochlear Implant Users Using the SSQ and the Reduced SSQ5 Version. Otology & Neurotology, 2013 Dec; 34(9): 1622–1629”.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & Neurotology 05/2016; 37(6):1., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000001083

 

A novel method for device-related electroencephalography artifact suppression to explore cochlear implant-related cortical changes in single-sided deafness

Authors: Kyungsoo Kim, Andrea Kleine Punte, Griet Mertens, Paul Van de Heyning, Kyung-Joon Park, Hongsoo Choi, Ji-Woong Choi, Jae-Jin Song
Journal: Journal of Neuroscience Methods 11/2015; 255., DOI:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2015.07.020

 

Prospective case-controlled sound localization study after cochlear implantation in adults with single-sided deafness and ipsilateral tinnitus

Authors: Griet Mertens, Jolien Desmet, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Clinical otolaryngology: official journal of ENT-UK; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery 10/2015; 41(5)., DOI:10.1111/coa.12555

 

Cochlear Implantation as a Long-Term Treatment for Ipsilateral Incapacitating Tinnitus in Subjects with Unilateral Hearing Loss up to 10 years

Authors: Griet Mertens, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Hearing research 10/2015; 331., DOI:10.1016/j.heares.2015.09.016

 

Quality standards for bone conduction implants.

Authors: Javier Gavilan, Oliver Adunka, Sumit Agrawal, Marcus Atlas, Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner, Stefan Brill, Iain Bruce, Craig Buchman, Marco Caversaccio, Marc T De Bodt, Meg Dillon, Benoit Godey, Kevin Green, Wolfgang Gstoettner, Rudolf Hagen, Abdulrahman Hagr, Demin Han, Mohan Kameswaran, Eva Karltorp, Martin Kompis, Vlad Kuzovkov, Luis Lassaletta, Yongxin Li, Artur Lorens, Jane Martin, Manikoth Manoj, Griet Mertens, Robert Mlynski, Joachim Mueller, Martin O’Driscoll, Lorne Parnes, Sasidharan Pulibalathingal, Andreas Radeloff, Christopher H Raine, Gunesh Rajan, Ranjith Rajeswaran, Joachim Schmutzhard, Henryk Skarzynski, Piotr Skarzynski, Georg Sprinzl, Hinrich Staecker, Kurt Stephan, Serafima Sugarova, Dayse Tavora, Shin-Ichi Usami, Yuri Yanov, Mario Zernotti, Patrick Zorowka, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Acta oto-laryngologica 07/2015; 135(12):1-9., DOI:10.3109/00016489.2015.1067904

 

Sound quality in adult cochlear implant recipients using the HISQUI19.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Acta oto-laryngologica 07/2015; 135(11):1-8., DOI:10.3109/00016489.2015.1066934

 

Improved speech reception and sound quality with the DUET2 audio processor for electric acoustic stimulation.

Authors: Andrea Kleine Punte, Griet Mertens, Ellen Cochet, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Acta oto-laryngologica 06/2015; 135(10):1-8., DOI:10.3109/00016489.2015.1050605

 

Binaural Auditory Outcomes in Patients with Postlingual Profound Unilateral Hearing Loss: 3 Years after Cochlear Implantation

Authors: Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Audiology and Neurotology 05/2015; 20 Suppl 1(1):67-72., DOI:10.1159/000380751

 

Neural Substrates of Conversion Deafness in a Cochlear Implant Patient: A Molecular Imaging Study Using H215O-PET.

Authors: Jae-Jin Song, Griet Mertens, Steven Deleye, Steven Staelens, Sarah Ceyssens, Annick Gilles, Marc de Bodt, Sven Vanneste, Dirk De Ridder, Euitae Kim, Sung Joon Park, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & neurotology: official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 12/2014; 35(10):1780-4., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000000560

 

Hearing Performance in Single-Sided Deaf Cochlear Implant Users After Upgrade to a Single-Unit Speech Processor.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Anouk Hofkens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & Neurotology 11/2014; 36(1)., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000000653

 

Long-term Follow-up of Hearing Preservation in Electric-Acoustic Stimulation Patients.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Ellen Cochet, Marc De Bodt, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & Neurotology 08/2014; 35(10)., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000000538

 

An Experimental Objective Method to Determine Maximum Output and Dynamic Range of an Active Bone Conduction Implant: The Bonebridge.

Authors: Griet Mertens, Jolien Desmet, Ad F M Snik, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & neurotology: official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 03/2014; 35(7)., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0000000000000347

 

Perceptual changes in place of stimulation with long cochlear implant electrode arrays.

Authors: David M. Landsberger, Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Paul Van De Heyning
Journal: The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 02/2014; 135(2-2):EL75-81., DOI:10.1121/1.4862875

 

Towards a consensus on a hearing preservation classification system

Authors: Henryk Skarzynski, P van de Heyning, S Agrawal, S L Arauz, M Atlas, W Baumgartner, M Caversaccio, M de Bodt, J Gavilan, B Godey, K Green, W Gstoettner, R Hagen, Dm Han, M Kameswaran, E Karltorp, M Kompis, V Kuzovkov, L Lassaletta, F Levevre, Y Li, M Manikoth, J Martin, R Mlynski, J Mueller, M O’Driscoll, L Parnes, S Prentiss, S Pulibalathingal, C H Raine, G Rajan, R Rajeswaran, J A Rivas, A Rivas, P H Skarzynski, G Sprinzl, H Staecker, K Stephan, S Usami, Y Yanov, M E Zernotti, K Zimmermann, A Lorens, G Mertens
Journal: Acta oto-laryngologica 12/2013; 133(S564):3-13., DOI:10.3109/00016489.2013.869059

 

Self-Assessment of Hearing Disabilities in Cochlear Implant Users Using the SSQ and the Reduced SSQ5 Version

Authors: Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & neurotology: official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 09/2013; 34(9)., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0b013e31829ce980

 

Tinnitus in a Single-Sided Deaf Ear Reduces Speech Reception in the Nontinnitus Ear

Authors: Griet Mertens, Andrea Kleine Punte, Dirk De Ridder, Paul Van de Heyning
Journal: Otology & neurotology: official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 05/2013; 34(4)., DOI:10.1097/MAO.0b013e31828779f0

 

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