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OBJECTIVE The Vibrant Soundbridge (VBS; Symphonix Devices, Inc., San Jose, CA, U.S.A.) is an active, semi-implantable, middle ear hearing device that directly drives the ossicular chain and is used in the treatment of patients with mild to severe sensorineural hearing loss. The benefits of the VBS and the effects of surgery were examined and compared with(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The aim of the study was to evaluate the incidence of short- and intermediate-term postoperative complications after vestibular schwannoma surgery. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review in a tertiary referral center. METHODS In 400 patients who underwent surgical removal of vestibular schwannoma from 1984 to 2000,symptoms, preoperative(More)
Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels are known to play a prominent role in the hair cell function of lower vertebrates where these channels determine electrical tuning and regulation of neurotransmitter release. Very little is known, by contrast, about the role of BK channels in the mammalian cochlea. In the current study, we perfused(More)
Corresponding address to: Didier Dulon, EMI 99-27 INSERM Université de Bordeaux 2 Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire de l'Audition Hôpital Pellegrin, 33076 Bordeaux, France. Telephone: (33) 5 56 24 20 47, Fax : (33) 5 56 96 29 84 Didier.dulon@bordeaux.inserm.fr 36 pages and 10 figures Running Title: BK channels and cochlear hair cells
Twenty patients were treated for malignant melanoma (MM) of the mucosal surfaces of the nose and sinuses between 1987 and 1999 in our department. The mean age of these patients was 64 years, and there were 11 females and 9 males (sex ratio 1.2). Two patients had a past history of cutaneous or choroidal malignant melanoma, and were considered as having(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate post-operative complications after acoustic neuroma surgery. METHODS This was a retrospective study of 348 patients, who had acoustic neuroma surgery between 1984 and 1999. Symptoms, pre-operative evaluation, surgery and post-operative complications were analysed. RESULTS 174 men and 174 women had an(More)
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