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Anger is frequently referred to in terms of heat-related metaphors (e.g., hot-headed). The metaphoric representation perspective contends that such metaphors are not simply a poetic means of expressing anger but actually reflect the manner in which the concept of anger is cognitively represented. Drawing upon this perspective, the present studies examined(More)
OBJECTIVES To review our institution's experience and outcomes in the treatment of lateral temporal bone (LTB) and parotid malignancy with facial nerve (FN) involvement. To identify risk factors for treatment failures and to clarify previously established prognostic factors for this advanced-stage disease. STUDY DESIGN Case series with chart review. (More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Although the theoretical risk of elevated temperatures during endoscopic ear surgery has been reported previously, neither temperature change nor heat distribution associated with the endoscope has been quantified. In this study, we measure temperature changes during rigid middle ear endoscopy in a human temporal bone model and(More)
OBJECTIVE Surgical access to repair a superior canal dehiscence (SCD) is influenced by the location of the bony defect and its relationship to surrounding tegmen topography as seen on computed tomography. There are currently no agreed-upon methods of characterizing these radiologic findings. We propose a formal radiologic classification system of SCD based(More)
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