Early hair cell loss in experimental hydrops.

  title={Early hair cell loss in experimental hydrops.},
  author={F. Albers and Jan E. Veldman and Egbert H. Huizing},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={96 3 Pt 1},
One, 2, and 4 months after surgical obliteration of the endolymphatic sac, the sequence of degenerative changes in the organ of Corti of the guinea pig was studied. The block surface technique with interference differential (Nomarski) microscopy was used for this investigation to study the morphological changes in the organ of Corti. The hair cell loss was calculated and mapped in cytocochleograms. One month postoperatively a minimal loss of only outer hair cells was observed in the apical… CONTINUE READING

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