Otolaryngology - Research Publications
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Gentamicin administration on the stapes footplate causes greater hearing loss and vestibulotoxicity than round window administration in guinea pigs
Clinically, gentamicin has been used extensively to treat the debilitating symptoms of Meniere's disease and is well known for its vestibulotoxic properties. Until recently, it was widely accepted that the round window ...
Promoting neurite outgrowth from spiral ganglion neuron explants using polypyrrole
(Wiley Periodicals Inc, 2009)
Fast inhibition alters first spike timing in auditory brainstem neurons
(The American Physiological Society, 2004)
Research directions for future generations of cochlear implants
(Whurr Publishers Ltd, 2004)
Physiological and psychophysical research indicates that improved hearing in noise and music appreciation are likely with cochlear implants, with better reproduction of the fine temporospatial patterns of neural response ...
(American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2009)
Electrode materials that facilitate interaction with living cells are crucial for the development of next-generation bionic devices.
Arousal from sleep in infants is impaired following an infection
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2002-02-01)
Numerous studies have postulated a link between recent infection and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). In this study we contrasted arousal responses from sleep in infants on the day of discharge from hospital following ...
Effects of age and sleeping position on arousal from sleep in preterm infants
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2002-11-12)
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Preterm infants are at increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). We investigated whether the prone sleeping position impaired arousal from sleep in healthy preterm infants and whether this ...
Challenges for stem cells to functionally repair the damaged auditory nerve
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2013-01-01)
INTRODUCTION: In the auditory system, a specialized subset of sensory neurons are responsible for correctly relaying precise pitch and temporal cues to the brain. In individuals with severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing ...
Viability of Long-Term Gene Therapy in the Cochlea
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2014-04-22)
Gene therapy has been investigated as a way to introduce a variety of genes to treat neurological disorders. An important clinical consideration is its long-term effectiveness. This research aims to study the long-term ...