Continuous or intermittent noise exposure, does it cause vestibular damage? An experimental study.

@article{Akdogan2009ContinuousOI,
  title={Continuous or intermittent noise exposure, does it cause vestibular damage? An experimental study.},
  author={Ozgur Akdogan and A Birkan Selçuk and G{\"u}lnur Take and Deniz Erdogan and Huseyin Dere},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={2-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Aim of this study was to compare vestibular changes in guinea pigs exposed to same level of continuous and intermittent noise by electron microscopy. METHODS The study included 10 adult albino guinea pigs. In a silent room, a 4-kHz octave band noise at an intensity of 120 dB SPL was presented. Six animals were exposed to continuous noise for 6h… CONTINUE READING