Electromyographic study of patients with dysfunction of the eustachian tube

  title={Electromyographic study of patients with dysfunction of the eustachian tube},
  author={Iwao Honjo and Tadami Kumazawa and Keiji Honda and S. Shimojo},
  journal={Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology},
In order to determine how often dysfunction of the tube might arise from dysfunction of the tubal muscles, electromyographic examination of the muscles was carried out on 34 patients with occluded or patent tube. Using a monopolar needle electrode inserted through the nose, selective EMG of the tensor and levator veli palatini muscles were picked up during swallowing. It was found that the patients showed neither abnormally reduced nor increased muscle activity. Comparison of muscle activity of… CONTINUE READING

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