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March 1960

Chairman's Remarks

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1960;71(3):422-423. doi:10.1001/archotol.1960.03770030064013

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Before we start this morning's program, I thought I would take just a few minutes to share with you some experiences of yesterday afternoon. I had the good fortune of being able to go to surgery while still under the terrific stimulus of this concentrated Workshop meeting and everything that I have heard. I had three cases.

The first case was a man around 50 who admitted to just a few years of hearing impairment but whose family told me on the side, "He hasn't been hearing for many years." So I am sure that he has had a loss of more than 30 db. for some time.

The second was a 35-year-old woman with about a 10- to 12-year-old history of admitted hearing impairment.

The third was a 20-year-old woman with one year of hearing impairment in the ear that I operated on. The other ear is around the

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