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PURETONE AUDIOMETRY (PTA)

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PURETONE AUDIOMETRY (PTA)

Pure tone audiometry is a test is to get a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the patients hearing. The frequency range tested is 125 Hz to 8000 Hz.

Aims of Pure Tone Audiometry are as follows:

  • Analysis of the patients hearing loss (conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss or mixed loss)
  • For pre-operative and post operative evaluations
  • Medico-legal purposes
  • For prescription of hearing aid
  • In malingering patients
  • Procedure for Pure Tone Audiometry

Pure tone audiometry is carried out in a sound proof room. Air conduction thresholds for frequencies upto 125, 250, 500, 1000, 2000, 4000 and 8000 Hz, and bone conduction thresholds for 250, 500, 1000, 2000 and 4000 Hz are done. The patient is told to raise his finger or give a signal when he appreciates the slightest sound.

This Test is used to analyze

1) Hearing loss

How long does the test take?
The test will range from 60-120 minutes.

How will I receive my results?
Our audiologist will share the test results immediately after completion of test. If required test result will be emailed to you accordingly.