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Can virtual reality improve anatomy education? A randomised controlled study of a computer‐generated three‐dimensional anatomical ear model
Introduction  The use of computer‐generated 3‐dimensional (3‐D) anatomical models to teach anatomy has proliferated. However, there is little evidence that these models are educationally effective.Expand
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Diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of primary ciliary dyskinesia: PCD foundation consensus recommendations based on state of the art review
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a genetically heterogeneous, rare lung disease resulting in chronic oto‐sino‐pulmonary disease in both children and adults. Many physicians incorrectly diagnoseExpand
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Ototopical antifungals and otomycosis: a review.
There has been an increase in the prevalence of otomycosis in recent years. This has been linked to the extensive use of antibiotic eardrops. Treatment of otomycosis is challenging, and requires aExpand
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Is type 2 diabetes mellitus associated with alterations in hearing? A systematic review and meta‐analysis
The aim of this study was to systematically and quantitatively review the available evidence on the effects of type 2 diabetes mellitus on hearing function.
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A nonlinear finite-element model of the newborn ear canal.
A three-dimensional nonlinear finite-element model of a 22-day-old newborn ear canal is presented. The geometry is based on a clinical x-ray CT scan. A nonlinear hyperelastic constitutive law isExpand
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Characteristics of radiation‐induced sensorineural hearing loss in head and neck cancer: A systematic review
Patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) for head and neck tumors are at risk of developing sensorineural hearing loss. The objective of this study was to analyze the literature regarding sensorineuralExpand
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Diagnosis of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline
Background: This document presents the American Thoracic Society clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD). Target Audience: Clinicians investigating adultExpand
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Histopathologic Changes in the Cochlea Associated With Diabetes Mellitus—A Review
Background The pathologic changes that occur as a result of diabetic microangiopathy have been well described for the kidneys and the eyes. Although many studies suggest an association betweenExpand
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Otoacoustic emissions in newborn hearing screening: a systematic review of the effects of different protocols on test outcomes.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Otoacoustic emission (OAE) tests are currently used to screen newborns for congenital hearing loss in many Universal Newborn Hearing Screening programs. However, there areExpand
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On the Coupling Between the Incus and the Stapes in the Cat
The connection between the long process and the lenticular process of the incus is extremely fine, so much so that some authors have treated the lenticular process as a separate bone. We reviewExpand
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