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Anatomy of the Round Window and Hook Region of the Cochlea With Implications for Cochlear Implantation and Other Endocochlear Surgical Procedures
Hypothesis: The goal of this study was to create a three-dimensional model of the anatomy of the hook region to identify the optimal site for cochleostomy in cochlear implant surgery. Background: TheExpand
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Anatomy of the Distal Incus in Humans
The anatomy of the distal incus, including the lenticular process, was examined in histological sections from 270 normal cadaveric human temporal bones aged between less than 1 month and 100 years.Expand
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Color Atlas of the Anatomy and Pathology of the Epitympanum
Anatomy and pathology of the epitympanum: introduction and general review material and methods anatomy and pathology of the epitympanum and supratubal recess. Pathology related to amniotic fluidExpand
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Tuberculous otitis in infants: temporal bone histopathology and clinical extrapolation.
HYPOTHESIS The study of infant temporal bones with tuberculosis (TB) of the middle ear and mastoid could provide information to assist with clinical diagnosis in this population. BACKGROUND The TBExpand
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Three-Dimensional Virtual Model of the Human Temporal Bone: A Stand-Alone, Downloadable Teaching Tool
Objective: To develop a three-dimensional virtual model of a human temporal bone based on serial histologic sections. Background: The three-dimensional anatomy of the human temporal bone is complex,Expand
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Selective Inner Hair Cell Loss in Prematurity: A Temporal Bone Study of Infants from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Premature birth is a well-known risk factor for sensorineural hearing loss in general and auditory neuropathy in particular. However, relatively little is known about the underlying causes, in partExpand
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The Incudostapedial Articulation: New Concepts
Hypothesis: To study the detailed anatomy of the incudostapedial joint (ISJ). Background: Detailed study of the anatomy of the ISJ has been surprisingly neglected and continues to be controversial.Expand
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Aeration and drainage pathways of Prussak's space.
OBJECTIVE the purpose of this study was to document the aeration and drainage pathways of Prussak's space. METHODS 55 temporal bones with an age range from neonate to 11 years of age were seriallyExpand
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Spread of amniotic fluid cellular content within the neonate middle ear.
Six full-term neonatal temporal bones, with meconium contaminated amniotic fluid aspiration of varying degrees, were serially sectioned at 20 microm and every tenth section was stained by hematoxylinExpand
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Effect of amniotic fluid cellular content on attic aeration pathways: histologic observations of infants aged 2 to 4 months.
HYPOTHESIS The tissue-fixed amniotic fluid cellular content (AFCC) in the middle ear and mastoid antrum causes foreign body type reactions that may later severely restrict the aeration pathways toExpand
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