Survival of spiral ganglion cells in profound sensorineural hearing loss: implications for cochlear implantation.

@article{Nadol1989SurvivalOS,
  title={Survival of spiral ganglion cells in profound sensorineural hearing loss: implications for cochlear implantation.},
  author={Joseph B. Nadol and Yi Young and Robert J Glynn},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1989},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={411-6}
}
Ninety-three temporal bones from 66 patients who were profoundly deaf during life were reconstructed by analysis of serial light microscopic sections. The correlations of total and segmental spiral ganglion cell counts with age, duration of hearing loss and profound deafness, and cause of hearing loss were evaluated. Bivariate analysis demonstrated that total spiral ganglion cell count tended to be lower in older than in younger deaf individuals and lower with longer duration of hearing loss… CONTINUE READING