Rei Nakamichi

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PURPOSE We explored normal diameter values of the cochlear (CN) and facial (FN) nerves on 3-dimensional constructive interference in steady state (3D-CISS) using a 3-tesla magnetic resonance (MR) imaging scanner. METHODS A total of 142 patients underwent MR imaging of the inner ear at 3T. We retrospectively analyzed data from 172 ears. All ears had normal(More)
PURPOSE Many inner ear disorders, including Ménière's disease, are believed to be based on endolymphatic hydrops. We evaluated a newly proposed method for semi-quantification of endolymphatic size in patients with suspected endolymphatic hydrops that uses 2 kinds of processed magnetic resonance (MR) images. METHODS Twenty-four consecutive patients(More)
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