cochlear nerve


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cochlear nerve

[′kok·lē·ər ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A sensory branch of the auditory nerve which receives impulses from the organ of Corti.
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Infection or inflammation of the cochlear nerve may produce SNHL.
The electrodes were embedded in a molded array and placed near the peripheral processes of the cochlear nerve fibers in the cochlea.
sup][1] The close anatomical relationship between IVN schwannomas and the cochlear nerve requires a more deliberate dissection, which might compromise blood supply and directly traumatize the cochlear nerve.
The mass involved the cochlear nerve in the fund us of the right internal auditory canal, which was occupying the inferior portion of the canal.
However, an anatomical study by Kuroki and Moller [sup][32] on cadaver specimens has demonstrated that the TL approach to the CPA offers a limited view; thus, it is necessary to medically retract the sigmoid sinus to obtain a medial view of the root entry zone of the cochlear nerve.
Electrode independence in intraneural cochlear nerve stimulation.
The cochlear nerve continues to fire action potentials in the absence of sound; this is called spontaneous activity.
Pulee JL, Cochlear nerve section for intractable tinnitus.
Then we use a dissector to separate the vestibular branch of the VIIIth nerve from the cochlear nerve, and we transect it with fine-tipped neurosurgical scissors (figure 1).
An early diagnosis of acoustic neuroma affords the best opportunity for a successful treatment with the least risk to facial and cochlear nerve function.
1 to 50% associated with paralysis of facial and vestibulo cochlear nerves due to intracranial space occupying lesions in feedlot cattle.
This surgical reference and atlas provides information on surgery for cochlear and other auditory implants, including auditory brain stem implants, active middle ear implants, and bone anchored hearing devices, as well as surgical situations like inner ear malformations, congenital absence of cochlear nerves, and implantation in neurofibromatosis II, the only hearing ear in solitary vestibular schwannomas, and the chronically discharging ear and cases with cerebrospinal fluid leaks.