Ventilation and Gas exchange in middle ear ( R 716 ) ID : 716 . 2 The role of the mastoid in middle ear pressure regulation Presenting Author :

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Learning Objectives: Recent studies on the mastoid structure and function has pointed to an important role in middle ear physiology. The normal function of the middle ear depends on regulation of its pressure relative to ambient pressure, and traditionally gas exchange between the middle ear mucosa and gas pocket has been focused on together with the… (More)

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