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  • Ken Ishijima, Isamu Sando, Chiaki Suzuki, Carey D. Balaban, Kenji Takasaki
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 June 2000)
  • Eleven normal human temporal bone-eustachian tube (ET) specimens obtained from 11 individuals whose ages were 3 months to 88 years were studied to investigate the path length along the ET lumen andExpand
  • Kenji Takasaki, Isamu Sando, Carey D. Balaban, Shin-ichi Haginomori, Ken Ishijima, Miwa Kitagawa
  • Medicine
  • The Laryngoscope
  • 1999 (First Publication: 1 October 1999)
  • OBJECTIVES The eustachian tube (ET) and the tensor veli palatini muscle (TVPM) are thought to play an important role in ventilatory function. Calcification of the ET cartilage and the replacement ofExpand
  • Ken Ishijima, Isamu Sando, Makoto Miura, Carey D. Balaban, Kenji Takasaki
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 June 2002)
  • The anatomic relationships among the levator veli palatini muscle (LVPM), the tensor veli palatini muscle (TVPM), and the eustachian tube (ET) cartilage were investigated by computer-aidedExpand