A total of 49 patients with middle ear
CG received surgical treatment between March 2008 and November 2015 in the Department of Otolaryngology, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital.
We retrospectively selected 7 representative cases of middle ear
tumors that were treated at the Columbia University Medical Center in 2013 and 2014.
The endoscopic anatomy of middle ear
was so clear and vision was so wide and extensive that anatomical structures was clearly visualised with minimal dissection.
The Eustachian tubes are a pair of narrow tubes that run from each middle ear
to high in the back of the throat, behind the nasal passages.
NERVE DEAFNESS In nerve deafness the outer and middle ears
work well, but the hearing organ in the inner ear is faulty, possibly due to prolonged exposure to loud noise, Meniere's disease and to some viral infections and drugs.
The diagnosis of cholesteatoma is based on clinical evaluation (otoscopy), where retraction of the tympanic membrane with pars flaccida perforation and a whitish mass in the middle ear
In the presence of an intact middle ear
system, we support the notion that the degree of hearing loss is affected only by the size of the TM perforation (more hearing loss with bigger perforation size) and middle ear
volume (more hearing loss with smaller middle ear
The most accurate studies on middle ear
infection (AOM) involve tympanocentesis (removing some of the fluid from the ear chamber and testing it).
infections: After having a runny nose for a few days, your child complaints of ear pain, here is what has happened: The tube connecting the ear with the nose and throat is blocked from the excessive secretions.
The specificity of a high reading is remarkable at around 95%, so a high reading is a big reassurance that middle ear
effusion is absent.
The mammalian middle ear
catches sound and transfers it using three tiny bones--the hammer, anvil and stirrup--a trait that distinguishes mammals from other lineages.
Dubbed 'Operation Omakutsi, being the Oshiwambo word for ears the project aims to improve or even restore the hearing of patients who suffer from chronic middle ear