mastoid

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Top Publications

  1. ncbi Middle ear pressure regulation--complementary active actions of the mastoid and the Eustachian tube
    Michael Gaihede
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Otol Neurotol 31:603-11. 2010
  2. ncbi Mastoid and epitympanic bony obliteration in pediatric cholesteatoma
    Jean Philippe Vercruysse
    University Department of ENT, A Z St Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 29:953-60. 2008
  3. ncbi Canal wall-down mastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration for pediatric cholesteatoma
    Jiaqiang Sun
    Department of Otolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital and Key Laboratory of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Capital Medical University, Ministry of Education, Beijing
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:259-62. 2010
  4. ncbi Taste disturbance after mastoid surgery: immediate and long-term effects of chorda tympani nerve sacrifice
    E Kiverniti
    ENT Department, Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 126:34-7. 2012
  5. ncbi Comparison of bone-conducted vibration for eliciting ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials: forehead versus mastoid tapping
    Chia Chen Tseng
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:289-94. 2012
  6. ncbi Evaluation of the mastoid air cell system by high resolution computed tomography: three-dimensional multiplanar volume rendering technique
    Ahmet Koc
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 117:595-8. 2003
  7. ncbi A middle ear implant with a titanium canal wall prosthesis for a case of an open mastoid cavity
    Arnaud Deveze
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology and Skull Base Surgery, University Hospital Nord University La Méditerranée and Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Auris Nasus Larynx 37:631-5. 2010
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea
    Arvin K Rao
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:1171-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Mastoid recurrence after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: two case studies
    Ximei Zhang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Head Neck 33:1535-8. 2011
  10. ncbi Bioactive glass S53P4 in the filling of cavities in the mastoid cell area in surgery for chronic otitis media
    Patricia Stoor
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:377-82. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Micromechanical Device for Intracochlear Drug Delivery
    Jeffrey Borenstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Micromechanical Device for Intracochlear Drug Delivery
    Jeffrey T Borenstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Vestibular Contributions to Orthostasis
    Chester A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. COMPACT LASER INSTRUMENTS FOR OTOLOGIC SURGERY
    JEFFREY PIERCE; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. ACOUSTICAL ASPECTS OF MIDDLE EAR RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2000
  6. Fully Implantable Eye Blink Motor Neuroprosthesis for Facial Nerve Paralysis
    Daniel McDonnall; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. BIOMATERIAL APPLICATIONS OF COLLAGEN SPONGE
    Milos Chvapil; Fiscal Year: 1980
  8. Image-Guided Otologic Surgery
    Robert Labadie; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Robotic Mastoidectomy
    Robert Labadie; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. AGE-RELATED ERP MEASURES IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

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  1. ncbi Middle ear pressure regulation--complementary active actions of the mastoid and the Eustachian tube
    Michael Gaihede
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Otol Neurotol 31:603-11. 2010
    Middle ear pressure (MEP) is actively regulated by both the Eustachian tube and the mastoid air cell system.
  2. ncbi Mastoid and epitympanic bony obliteration in pediatric cholesteatoma
    Jean Philippe Vercruysse
    University Department of ENT, A Z St Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 29:953-60. 2008
    ..to avoid the disadvantages of canal wall down techniques, the bony obliteration technique with epitympanic and mastoid obliteration has been developed...
  3. ncbi Canal wall-down mastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration for pediatric cholesteatoma
    Jiaqiang Sun
    Department of Otolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital and Key Laboratory of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Capital Medical University, Ministry of Education, Beijing
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:259-62. 2010
    ..Canal wall-down mastoidectomy with mastoid and epitympanum obliteration is a good choice for treatment of cholesteatoma in children.
  4. ncbi Taste disturbance after mastoid surgery: immediate and long-term effects of chorda tympani nerve sacrifice
    E Kiverniti
    ENT Department, Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 126:34-7. 2012
    ..To determine the immediate and long-term taste effects of chorda tympani nerve sacrifice in patients undergoing open cavity mastoidectomy...
  5. ncbi Comparison of bone-conducted vibration for eliciting ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials: forehead versus mastoid tapping
    Chia Chen Tseng
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:289-94. 2012
    This study compared bone-conducted vibration (BCV) stimuli at forehead (Fz) and mastoid sites for eliciting ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials (oVEMPs).
  6. ncbi Evaluation of the mastoid air cell system by high resolution computed tomography: three-dimensional multiplanar volume rendering technique
    Ahmet Koc
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 117:595-8. 2003
    The mastoid air cell system is an important contributor to the pathophysiology of middle-ear inflammatory disease. The mastoid cavity is not only an air reservoir, but also an active space for gas exchange...
  7. ncbi A middle ear implant with a titanium canal wall prosthesis for a case of an open mastoid cavity
    Arnaud Deveze
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology and Skull Base Surgery, University Hospital Nord University La Méditerranée and Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Auris Nasus Larynx 37:631-5. 2010
    Open mastoid cavity rehabilitation should focus on both anatomical and functional aspects...
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea
    Arvin K Rao
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:1171-5. 2005
    ..To describe the clinical presentation, diagnosis, surgical management, and outcome of patients with spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea...
  9. ncbi Mastoid recurrence after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: two case studies
    Ximei Zhang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Head Neck 33:1535-8. 2011
    The mastoid is a rare site of nasopharyngeal carcinoma recurrence after radiotherapy, and no relevant reports are currently in the literature.
  10. ncbi Bioactive glass S53P4 in the filling of cavities in the mastoid cell area in surgery for chronic otitis media
    Patricia Stoor
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:377-82. 2010
    Chronic infection of the middle ear and cholesteatoma can be treated surgically by exenteration of the mastoid air cells behind the ear...
  11. ncbi Diagnosis and management of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid-middle ear effusion and otorrhea
    N E Brown
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:800-5. 2004
    ..Data on nine cases of spontaneous CSF leak to the ear in adult patients from four medical centers are presented and analyzed to provide collective information about a disorder that can be difficult to diagnose and manage...
  12. ncbi Estimation of sex from mastoid triangle - a craniometric analysis
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:855-60. 2013
    ..Human skulls are shown to exhibit sexual dimorphism. The objective of the present study was to assess the mastoid region in sexing of unknown skulls...
  13. ncbi Mastoid obliteration using a hyaluronic acid gel to deliver a mesenchymal stem cells-loaded demineralized bone matrix: an experimental study
    Chul Ho Jang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Hakdong 8, Gwangju 501 757, South Korea
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1627-32. 2008
    ..a combination of expanded human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) with hyaluronic acid gel in human demineralized bone matrix (hDBM) can promote osteogenesis in a mastoid obliteration procedure, with using the guinea pig as an animal model.
  14. ncbi Middle cranial fossa approach for the repair of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhoea using autologous bone pate
    S N Dutt
    University Department of Neurotology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 26:117-23. 2001
    ..We also recommend the use of bone pate along with soft tissue for the repair in order to achieve a secure seal. Bone pate can effectively seal multiple defects in the tegmen plate without any risk of migration...
  15. ncbi Individual models for virtual bone drilling in mastoid surgery
    B Tolsdorff
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider, Str 11, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Comput Aided Surg 14:21-7. 2009
    ..The anatomy of the mastoid shows a high degree of variability, however, and the aim of this study was to evaluate whether individual virtual ..
  16. ncbi Focal defect of mastoid bone shell in the region of the transverse-sigmoid junction: a new cause of pulsatile tinnitus
    J Xue
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China
    J Laryngol Otol 126:409-13. 2012
    ..We report a new cause of pulsatile tinnitus: a focal defect of the mastoid bone shell in the region of the transverse-sigmoid junction, with a normal transverse-sigmoid sinus.
  17. ncbi Management of meningoencephalic herniation of the temporal bone: Personal experience and literature review
    Mario Sanna
    Otology and Skull Base Surgery, Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy
    Laryngoscope 119:1579-85. 2009
    ..A review of the literature is also presented...
  18. ncbi Implant double tissue expanders superposingly in mastoid region for total ear reconstruction without skin grafts
    Gan Lin Zhang
    Department of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510120, China
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:1515-9. 2012
    To present our clinical experience in using two skin soft-tissue expanders implanted superposingly in the mastoid region and Medpor ear framework for congenital microtia reconstruction.
  19. ncbi Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media: a left otogenic brain abscess and a right mastoid fistula
    Yok Kuan Chew
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, 81000 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
    Ear Nose Throat J 91:428, 430. 2012
    ..We describe a rare case of bilateral chronic suppurative otitis media that caused a left temporal lobe abscess and a right mastoid fistula.
  20. ncbi Management of temporal bone meningo-encephalocoele
    K K Ramalingam
    Institute of ENT and Head and Neck, KKR ENT Hospital and Research Institute, Chennai, India
    J Laryngol Otol 122:1168-74. 2008
    ..We present a series of 13 patients with chronic otitis media who suffered brain herniation into the mastoid cavity...
  21. ncbi Further application of the bilobed flap: the split bilobed flap for reconstruction of composite posterior auricular and mastoid defects
    S D'arpa
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Plastica e Ricostruttiva, Dipartimento di Discipline Chirurgiche ed Oncologiche, Universita di Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1330-5. 2006
    In this article a modified bilobed flap from mastoid and lateral neck skin for reconstruction of complex defects of the posteromedial surface of the auricle and mastoid skin, with the preservation of the retroauricular sulcus, is ..
  22. ncbi Bioactive glass S53P4 in mastoid obliteration surgery for chronic otitis media and cerebrospinal fluid leakage
    Jussi Sarin
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 121:563-9. 2012
    We evaluated the results of cases of chronic otitis media treated with mastoid obliteration surgery using bioactive glass S53P4.
  23. ncbi Congenital mastoid cholesteatoma: case series, definition, surgical key points, and literature review
    Anna Lisa Giannuzzi
    Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:700-6. 2011
    We evaluate 3 new cases of congenital cholesteatoma confined to the mastoid process, and compare them with cases presented in the literature in order to better define this rare lesion.
  24. ncbi Mastoid biofilm in chronic otitis media
    Henri Lampikoski
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Otol Neurotol 33:785-8. 2012
    We designed a study to determine the role of mastoid mucosal biofilm in chronic otitis media (COM).
  25. ncbi Systematic facial nerve monitoring in middle ear and mastoid surgeries: "surgical dehiscence" and "electrical dehiscence"
    Yun Hoon Choung
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:872-6. 2006
    To evaluate and systemize intraoperative facial nerve monitoring (IOFNM) in middle ear and mastoid surgeries.
  26. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of the mastoid cavity and middle ear: prevalence and clinical significance of incidental abnormal findings in a nonotolaryngologic adult and pediatric population
    Dong Hee Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    J Otolaryngol 35:13-8. 2006
    The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of abnormalities in the mastoid cavity and middle ear in a nonotolaryngologic population and to correlate the results with clinical data.
  27. ncbi Obliteration of the persistently discharging mastoid cavity using the middle temporal artery flap
    Vivian Singh
    Department of Otolaryngology, St Michaels Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:433-8. 2007
    To evaluate the surgical outcome of patients undergoing obliteration of a persistently discharging mastoid cavity with specific soft tissue vascular flaps for chronic otitis media or cholesteatoma.
  28. ncbi Postauricular periosteal-pericranial flap for mastoid obliteration and canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy
    Mitchell J Ramsey
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:873-8. 2004
    To describe an effective technique for mastoid cavity obliteration in canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy for chronic otitis media and review its efficacy in producing a dry, low-maintenance, small mastoid cavity.
  29. ncbi Traumatic facial nerve neuroma following mastoid surgery: a case report and literature review
    J W Rainsbury
    Department of ENT, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 121:601-5. 2007
    ..We present a further case of traumatic facial nerve neuroma following surgery for cholesteatoma. We also review the literature and discuss the management of this condition...
  30. pmc Surface area-volume relationships for the mastoid air cell system and tympanum in adult humans: Implications for mastoid function
    J Douglas Swarts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1230-6. 2010
    ..The rate of ME pressure decrease is proportional to the ME SA/V. The mastoid air-cell system (MACS) will not function as an ME gas reserve unless the blood perfusion/surface area is much ..
  31. ncbi Unusual presentation of mastoid eosinophilic granuloma in a young patient
    S Postovsky
    Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 18:283-9. 2001
    ..of appropriate multimodality treatment, there were several recurrences, most recently with involvement of the mastoid process...
  32. ncbi A case of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mastoid presenting with chronic suppurative otitis media
    Kwang Jae Cho
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Secho gu, Seoul 137 701, Republic of Korea
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:523-6. 2007
    ..We present a case of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mastoid bone in a 55-year-old female who complained of repeated otorrhea and a hearing impairment...
  33. ncbi Persistence of multiple emissary veins of posterior fossa with unusual origin of left petrosquamosal sinus from mastoid emissary
    Narvir Singh Chauhan
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Tanda, Set No A3, Type IV Quarters, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
    Surg Radiol Anat 33:827-31. 2011
    ..Some emissary veins like the petrosquamosal sinus and mastoid emissary vein may cause significant bleeding during middle ear and skull base surgeries...
  34. pmc The mastoid as a functional rate-limiter of middle ear pressure change
    William J Doyle
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3000 Mt Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:393-402. 2007
    The physiological function of the mastoid air cell system (MACS) with respect to middle ear (ME) pressure-regulation remains controversial because predictive mathematical models and experimental data to formulate and test hypotheses are ..
  35. pmc Role of the mastoid in middle ear pressure regulation
    Cuneyt M Alper
    Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:404-8. 2011
    Determine the role of mastoid volume in middle ear pressure (MEP) regulation. The hypothesis was that inert gas exchange between blood and middle ear (ME) is slower for larger mastoid volumes.
  36. ncbi The prevalence and significance of incidental middle ear and mastoid cavity abnormalities on MRI in a pediatric population
    Ali Balci
    Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Antakya 31100, Hatay, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1849-54. 2008
    The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of abnormalities in the middle ear and mastoid cavity on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in children and correlate the results with clinical data, tympanometric findings ..
  37. ncbi Mastoid obliteration using calcium phosphate bone paste with an artificial dermis soaked with basic fibroblast growth factor: preliminary clinical report
    Akinobu Kakigi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 36:15-9. 2009
    To describe mastoid obliteration using a calcium phosphate paste with an artificial dermis soaked with basic fibroblast growth factor (b-FGF) and the usefulness of this procedure.
  38. ncbi Hypercellularity of the mastoid as a cause of spontaneous pneumocephalus
    S D Richards
    Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 118:474-6. 2004
    ..are reported in which spontaneous entry of air into the head appears to have occurred through a hypercellular mastoid air cell system. In both these cases forceful sneezing and nose blowing were considered contributory factors...
  39. ncbi Regeneration of mastoid air cells in clinical applications by in situ tissue engineering
    Shin Ichi Kanemaru
    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Laryngoscope 115:253-8. 2005
    To regenerate of the mastoid air cells and their functions for the treatment of incurable otitis media.
  40. ncbi The relationship between presbycusis and mastoid pneumatization
    Yavuz Selim Pata
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 45:68-72. 2004
    ..However, it would appear that a complex genetic cause is most likely. The determinants of mastoid size continue to be controversial. One of the pneumatization theories is the hereditary theory...
  41. ncbi Middle ear and mastoid glomus tumors (glomus tympanicum): an algorithm for the surgical management
    Mario Sanna
    Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza Rome, Italy
    Auris Nasus Larynx 37:661-8. 2010
    ..Glomus tumors are slow-growing benign lesions and represent the most common primary neoplasms of the middle ear. The objective of the present study is to report our surgical strategy in the management of glomus tympanicum tumors...
  42. ncbi Complications with hydroxyapatite cement in mastoid cavity obliteration
    Janell S Ridenour
    Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:641-5. 2008
    To determine whether hydroxyapatite (HA) bone cement is a suitable material for mastoid cavity obliteration.
  43. ncbi Clinical anatomy of the mastoid and occipital emissary veins in a large series
    Robert G Louis
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 31:139-44. 2009
    Detailed descriptions of the mastoid emissary veins (MEVs) and the foramina through which they travel are lacking in the literature...
  44. ncbi Surgical method for catheter placement via the occipital artery by an approach from the posterior of the mastoid process
    H Hasegawa
    Department of Head and Neck, Facial Surgery, Ohara General Hospital, 6 11 Omach, Fukushima 960 8611, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:82-5. 2008
    ..method has been developed for catheter placement in the occipital artery by approaching from the posterior of the mastoid process. Catheter placement was performed by this method in 15 patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma...
  45. pmc Relationship between surface area and volume of the mastoid air cell system in adult humans
    J D Swarts
    Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Laryngol Otol 125:580-4. 2011
    The geometry of the adult human mastoid air cell system has not previously been described over a large range of mastoid air cell volumes.
  46. ncbi Effect of a large-sized silicone sheet upon recovery of mastoid aeration after mastoidectomy
    Kyosuke Kazama
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:738-42. 2008
    To evaluate the effect of our large-sized silicone sheet upon postoperative recovery of mastoid aeration in ears after surgery including mastoidectomy and soft-wall reconstruction (SWR).
  47. ncbi Indications for and outcomes of mastoid obliteration in cochlear implantation
    Randal Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Otol Neurotol 28:330-4. 2007
    To review the indications, efficacy, and long-term outcomes of mastoid obliteration in cochlear implant surgery.
  48. ncbi A case of isolated ossifying fibroma of the mastoid cavity of the temporal bones
    Eui Kyung Goh
    Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
    Am J Otolaryngol 27:358-61. 2006
    To describe an isolated ossifying fibroma of the mastoid cavity that did not invade the inner ear and middle ear cavity.
  49. ncbi Congenital cholesteatoma of mastoid region manifesting as acute mastoiditis: case report and literature review
    H Hidaka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Laryngol Otol 124:810-5. 2010
    We report an extremely rare case of congenital cholesteatoma of the mastoid region, presenting as acute mastoiditis. We also review the 16 previously reported cases of congenital cholesteatoma of the mastoid region.
  50. ncbi Functions of the mastoid cell system: auto-regulation of temperature and gas pressure
    Bengt Magnuson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Laryngol Otol 117:99-103. 2003
    This article presents a new approach to understanding the physiological functions of the mastoid cell system...
  51. ncbi Hemihypoglossal-facial neurorrhaphy after mastoid dissection of the facial nerve: results in 24 patients and comparison with the classic technique
    Roberto S Martins
    Department of Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Unit, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, and Hospital Santa Marcelina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 63:310-6; discussion 317. 2008
    ..To reduce this morbidity, a modified technique with partial section of the hypoglossal nerve after mastoid dissection of the facial nerve (HFM) has been used...
  52. ncbi Spontaneous pneumatocele and pneumocephalus associated with mastoid hyperpneumatization
    E Añorbe
    Department of Radiology, Hospital Santiago Apostol, Calle Olaguíbel, 29 01004 Vitoria, Spain
    Eur J Radiol 36:158-60. 2000
    We present a case of spontaneous pneumatocele and pneumocephalus associated with mastoid hyperpneumatization...
  53. ncbi Human mastoid periosteum-derived stem cells: promising candidates for skeletal tissue engineering
    J Ringe
    Tissue Engineering Laboratory and Berlin Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2:136-46. 2008
    ..Our aim was to investigate the MSC-like character of PCs derived from the periosteum of mastoid bone...
  54. ncbi Comparative study of the pneumatization of the mastoid air cells and paranasal sinuses using three-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomography scans
    Joohwan Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Uijeongbu St Mary s Hospital, 65 1 Geumo dong, Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Do, 480 717, Korea
    Surg Radiol Anat 32:593-9. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the pneumatization of mastoid air cells and PNS using three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of computed tomography (CT) scans of the PNS.
  55. ncbi Mastoid air sinus abnormalities associated with lateral venous sinus thrombosis: cause or consequence?
    John N Fink
    Department of Neurology, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Stroke 33:290-2. 2002
    ..We have encountered patients with LST associated with mastoid abnormality on MRI without any clinical signs of infection; the significance of these abnormalities is uncertain...
  56. ncbi Outcome of bacterial culture from mastoid granulations: is it relevant in chronic ear disease?
    Rita Ruby Anbuselvi Albert
    Department of ENT, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Laryngol Otol 119:774-8. 2005
    To detect the presence of bacteria in mastoid granulations and compare its prevalence in both types of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM)...
  57. pmc Lack of otolith involvement in balance responses evoked by mastoid electrical stimulation
    Omar S Mian
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, University College London Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Physiol 588:4441-51. 2010
    Passing current through mastoid electrodes (conventionally termed galvanic vestibular stimulation; GVS) evokes a balance response containing a short- and a medium-latency response. The origins of these two responses are debated...
  58. ncbi Impact of endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery on saccule and lateral semicircular canal function
    Jonas Jae Hyun Park
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, RWTH University Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:21-6. 2010
    Endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery (EMSS) is widely performed in patients with medically intractable Meniere's disease...
  59. ncbi Assessment of mastoid air cell size versus sigmoid sinus variables with a tomography-assisted digital image processing program and morphometry
    A Sirikci
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Kolejtepe, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 26:145-8. 2004
    We assessed the mastoid air cell size and variables of the sigmoid sinus in healthy ears and ears with chronic otitis media (COM)...
  60. ncbi Zygomatic abscess complicating a huge mastoid cholesteatoma with intact eardrum
    Chung Jen Tsai
    Department of Otolaryngology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:436-8. 2003
  61. ncbi Nystagmus induced by bone (mastoid) vibration in otosclerosis: a new perspective in the study of vestibular function in otosclerosis
    Leonardo Manzari
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR505-10. 2008
    ..It is assumed that vibration of the mastoid (at 100 Hz) stimulates all vestibular end organs (semicircular canals and otolith structures)...
  62. ncbi Fungal mastoiditis in an immunocompetent adult
    M Ohki
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 258:106-8. 2001
    ..following the surgery, which revealed massive granulations and proliferation of fungi but no cholesteatoma in the mastoid cavity. Fungal infection of the middle ear is rare, but can cause serious complications...
  63. ncbi Mastoid and epitympanic obliteration in canal wall up mastoidectomy for prevention of retraction pocket
    Won Sang Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Otol Neurotol 26:1107-11. 2005
    To evaluate the surgical outcome in patients who have undergone mastoid and epitympanic obliteration technique.
  64. ncbi Tympanomastoid suture and digastric muscle in cadaver and live parotidectomy
    Robert L Witt
    Christiana Care Health Systems, Wilmington, Delaware 19806, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:574-7. 2005
    ..To prove that the tympanomastoid suture (TMS) is a significantly closer and less variable anatomic landmark to the facial nerve than the posterior-superior margin of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle (PBD) in parotid surgery...
  65. ncbi Mastoid fontanelle approach for sonographic imaging of the neonatal brain
    Goya Enriquez
    Radiology Department, Area Maternoinfantil, Hospital Vall d Hebron, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Radiol 36:532-40. 2006
    This pictorial review describes in detail the examination technique used to study the neonatal brain via the mastoid fontanelle and offers a panoramic view of the anatomical structures that can be identified in each US slice...
  66. ncbi Volume variation of mastoid pneumatization in different age groups: a study by three-dimensional reconstruction based on computed tomography images
    D H Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Surg Radiol Anat 27:37-42. 2005
    Although there have been some reports that measured the size of mastoid pneumatization, only a few studies have reported the age-related variations in the mastoid air cell system using three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction techniques of ..
  67. ncbi Bone wax foreign body granuloma in the mastoid
    W K Low
    Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 64:38-40. 2002
    The sue of bone wax is commonly used to control bleeding during mastoid surgery. An unusual case of bone wax granuloma in the mastoid, with sigmoid sinus thrombosis, is reported...
  68. ncbi Mastoid obliteration: autogenous cranial bone pAte reconstruction
    Joseph B Roberson
    Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery, California Ear Institute at Stanford, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:132-40. 2003
    To review the outcome in consecutive patients who have undergone complete epitympanic and mastoid obliteration and concurrent tympanic membrane reconstruction over a 53-month period.
  69. ncbi Plasmacytoma of the mastoid bone: solitary and systemic
    R J Engelsma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Laryngol Otol 114:378-80. 2000
    Plasma cell tumours of the mastoid are rare malignancies of haematological origin. Two patients are described with a plasma cell tumour in the mastoid bone...
  70. ncbi Mastoid oscillation in canalith repositioning for paroxysmal positional vertigo
    E W Sargent
    St. Louis University Department of Otolaryngology, Missouri 63110, USA
    Otol Neurotol 22:205-9. 2001
    ..Successful CRP results in cessation of PPV and positional nystagmus. Mastoid oscillation (MO) has been advocated to enhance the efficacy of CRP...
  71. ncbi Effect of hyperdry amniotic membrane patches attached over the bony surface of mastoid cavities in canal wall down tympanoplasty
    Hideo Shojaku
    Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 121:1953-7. 2011
    ....
  72. ncbi The computed tomographical and tympanometrical evaluation of mastoid pneumatization and attic blockage in patients with chronic otitis media with effusion
    Kemal Gorur
    University of Mersin, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mersin 33079, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:481-5. 2006
    To assess the relation between mastoid size and attic blockage in COME patients treated with ventilation tube insertion and prognosis regarding tympanometric compliance and computed tomography findings of temporal bones.
  73. ncbi Carbon dioxide exchange via the mucosa in healthy middle ear
    F Ikarashi
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Nippon Dental University School of Dentistry at Niigata, Japan
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:975-8. 1999
    ..We speculated that gas exchange via the mucosa is induced by the gas diffusion caused by the partial pressure gradient of gas between the middle ear cleft and submucosal capillaries...
  74. ncbi Sensitivity to bone-conducted sound: excitation of the mastoid vs the teeth
    S P Stenfelt
    Department of Signals and Systems, Medical Electronics Group, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Audiol 28:190-8. 1999
    ..at three positions: osseointegrated percutaneous titanium implants in the temporal bone, the skin-covered mastoid and the teeth...
  75. ncbi Mastoid obliteration with hydroxyapatite cement: the Ipswich experience
    S Mahendran
    ENT Department, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, England
    Otol Neurotol 25:19-21. 2004
    This article reports the outcomes of a series of patients who underwent obliteration of the mastoid cavity using hydroxyapatite cement...
  76. ncbi The relationship between traumatic tympanic membrane perforations and pneumatization of the mastoid
    D Aktas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 62:311-5. 2000
    ..relationship between tympanic membrane perforations resulting from blast trauma or slap and pneumatization of the mastoid cells...
  77. ncbi Canal wall reconstruction tympanomastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration
    Bruce J Gantz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1734-40. 2005
    This study was designed to evaluate the authors' experience with canal wall reconstruction (CWR) tympanomastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration in the treatment of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma.
  78. ncbi Recent advances in otitis media. 2. Eustachian tube, middle ear, and mastoid anatomy; physiology, pathophysiology, and pathogenesis
    Charles D Bluestone
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 194:16-30. 2005
  79. ncbi Changes in external ear resonance after mastoidectomy: open cavity mastoid versus obliterated mastoid cavity
    C H Jang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Wonkwang Medical School, Iksan, Korea
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 27:509-11. 2002
    The creation of an open mastoid cavity changes the acoustic characteristics of the external ear...
  80. ncbi Mastoid-obliteration surgery with cartilage for suppurative cholesteatomatous ears
    Tung Lung Tsai
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:523-8. 2002
    Autologous cartilage has been widely used as a material for tympanoplasty and mastoid-obliteration surgery...
  81. ncbi A clinicopathological study of 15 patients with neuroglial heterotopias and encephaloceles of the middle ear and mastoid region
    K A Gyure
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:1731-5. 2000
    ..Heterotopic masses of neuroglial tissue involving non-midline structures, specifically, the middle ear region, are exceptional. The pathogenesis of these lesions and, in particular, their relation to encephaloceles, is uncertain...
  82. ncbi The role of endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery in the managed care era
    M L Pensak
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio 45267 0528, USA
    Am J Otol 19:337-40. 1998
    ..the surgical management of Meniere's disease has prompted us to review the effectiveness of the endolymphatic mastoid shunt procedure in the control of vertigo...
  83. ncbi The use of demineralized bone matrix for mastoid cavity obliteration
    Bryan D Leatherman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:22-5; discussion 25-6. 2004
    To evaluate the use of demineralized bone matrix as a graft material for mastoid cavity obliteration in the treatment and prevention of problematic mastoid cavities.
  84. ncbi Mastoid obliteration
    Ritvik P Mehta
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 39:1129-42. 2006
    b>Mastoid obliteration is commonly performed to reduce the size of mastoidectomy cavity following canal wall-down tympanomastoidectomy for chronic otitis media...
  85. ncbi Endolymphatic mastoid shunt: a reevaluation of efficacy
    D B Welling
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Statistics, Ohio State University, OH, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 122:340-5. 2000
    ..The main goal of this paper was to statistically reevaluate the efficacy of the endolymphatic shunt procedure for Meniere's disease...
  86. ncbi Prognostic factors in ossiculoplasty
    Caroline De Vos
    ENT Department, University Hospital Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 28:61-7. 2007
    ..To analyze predictive factors of outcome after ossiculoplasty using a standard ossicular prosthesis system...
  87. ncbi Surgical management of intracranial complications of otogenic infection
    Ricardo Bento
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:36-9. 2006
    ..confirmed by computed tomography, initial treatment consisted of intravenous systemic antibiotics followed by mastoid surgery...
  88. ncbi Tuberculous otomastoiditis on high-resolution temporal bone CT: comparison with nontuberculous otomastoiditis with and without cholesteatoma
    M H Rho
    Department of Radiology, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Masan, Korea
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:493-6. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the differential findings of tuberculous otomastoiditis (TOM) and nontuberculous chronic otomastoiditis with or without middle ear cholesteatoma on high-resolution CT of the temporal bone...
  89. ncbi Canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy: the 'on-disease' approach for retraction pockets and cholesteatoma
    D S Grewal
    Department of Ear, Nose, Throat and Head and Neck Surgery, Topiwala National Medical College and B Y L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    J Laryngol Otol 121:832-9. 2007
    ..However, we found that the presence of a large mastoid antrum was an important, additional aetiological factor in the formation of a retraction pocket and its ..
  90. ncbi Acute complications of otitis media in adults
    K Leskinen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4E, PO Box 220, FIN 00029 HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:511-6. 2005
    ..To establish the incidence, current treatment and outcome of adult patients with acute intratemporal and intracranial complications of otitis media (OM)...
  91. ncbi Anterior atticoantrostomy for cholesteatoma surgery
    Yavuz Uyar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:150-5. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate the long-term results of anterior atticoantrostomy in adult patients with cholesteatoma...
  92. ncbi Mastoid obliteration combined with soft-wall reconstruction of posterior ear canal
    Haruo Takahashi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:867-71. 2007
    To clarify the usefulness of modified soft-wall reconstruction method by combing with mastoid obliteration, 96 patients (98 ears) with their age ranging from 5 to 82 (average 51...
  93. ncbi Liposarcoma of temporal bone: a case report
    Toru Seo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Takarazuka Municipal Hospital, 4 5 1, Kohama, Takarazuka, Hyogo 665 0827, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:511-3. 2007
    ..Neither local recurrence nor distant metastasis has been detected for 24 months after the first surgery. The favorable outcome in this patient was probably due to the histological type of his liposarcoma...
  94. ncbi Possible role of Helicobacter pylori in the etiopathogenesis of chronic otitis media
    Ahmet Kutluhan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Otol Neurotol 26:1125-7. 2005
    ..To investigate a possible contribution from Helicobacter pylori to the etiopathogenesis of chronic otitis media...
  95. ncbi Surgical management of only hearing ears with positive indications
    M Sakagsami
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    J Laryngol Otol 120:972-5. 2006
    ..Only hearing ears with chronic otitis media and cholesteatoma can be successfully treated by tympanoplasty with or without ossiculoplasty...
  96. ncbi Incidence of dehiscence of the facial nerve in 416 cases of cholesteatoma
    Marcus W Moody
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:400-4. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence and location of dehiscence of the facial nerve in patients with cholesteatoma...
  97. ncbi Deep temporal fascial-periosteal flap for canal wall down mastoidectomy
    Dong Hee Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Laryngoscope 116:2229-31. 2006
    ..material used for the repair of the perforated tympanic membrane, it is usually too small to cover the whole mastoid cavity in canal wall down mastoidectomy...
  98. ncbi Preservation of the mastoid aeration and prevention of mastoid dimpling in chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma surgery using hyaluronate-based bioresorbable membrane (Seprafilm)
    Refik Caylan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:377-80. 2007
    During mastoidectomy a hollow-cavity is formed within the mastoid bone after its cortex and air cells are removed. Postoperatively, the aerated cavity is usually filled with soft tissues...
  99. ncbi Butterfly cartilage graft inlay tympanoplasty for large perforations
    Marcielle A Ghanem
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1813-6. 2006
    ..Butterfly graft inlay tympanoplasty is a well-established technique for the repair of small perforations. However, the efficacy of the technique for medium and large tympanic membrane perforations remains unknown...
  100. ncbi Obliteration of the tympanomastoid cavity: long term results of the Rambo operation
    M I Kos
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Laryngol Otol 120:1014-8. 2006
    ....
  101. ncbi [Temporary sensory hearing deficits after ear surgery--a retrospective analysis]
    B Schick
    Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Laryngorhinootologie 86:200-5. 2007
    ..Temporary and persistent threshold shifts can occur after ear surgery. So far, only few studies deal with temporary sensory hearing deficits after ear surgery...

Research Grants26

  1. Micromechanical Device for Intracochlear Drug Delivery
    Jeffrey Borenstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The design concept includes an implanted device that fits within the mastoid cavity of humans...
  2. Micromechanical Device for Intracochlear Drug Delivery
    Jeffrey T Borenstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The design concept includes an implanted device that fits within the mastoid cavity of humans...
  3. Vestibular Contributions to Orthostasis
    Chester A Ray; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The specific objectives of this R21 proposal are to: 1) examine the effect of ultrasonic bone stimulation of the mastoid (UBS) on muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) and vascular resistance, and 2) determine if UBS improves ..
  4. COMPACT LASER INSTRUMENTS FOR OTOLOGIC SURGERY
    JEFFREY PIERCE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Secondary applications include mastoid surgery, revision mastoid surgery, and laser myringotomy...
  5. ACOUSTICAL ASPECTS OF MIDDLE EAR RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    DESCRIPTION: Chronic otitis media (COM) is a common, chronic inflammatory condition affecting the middle ear and mastoid that can result in a conductive hearing loss of up to 60 dB...
  6. Fully Implantable Eye Blink Motor Neuroprosthesis for Facial Nerve Paralysis
    Daniel McDonnall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The implant will consist of a thin, ceramic package placed subcutaneously near the mastoid with a small number of surface electrodes sutured to the muscles placed with minimally-invasive facial endoscopy...
  7. BIOMATERIAL APPLICATIONS OF COLLAGEN SPONGE
    Milos Chvapil; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..In three models of bone defect (humerus in rabbits, spine fusion in dogs and mastoid cavity obliteration in guinea pigs) CS promoted fibrotic replacement of the tissue defect.
  8. Image-Guided Otologic Surgery
    Robert Labadie; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that this system will make ear surgery safer and more efficient. ..
  9. Robotic Mastoidectomy
    Robert Labadie; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..x-ray vision," a unique strategy will be examined, namely, fitting an optimally- shaped polyhedron to the mastoid volume followed by edge routing with subsequent en-bloc removal of the tissue...
  10. AGE-RELATED ERP MEASURES IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data will be relevant to preattentive processing, selective attention based on complex features, age-related pathological changes in these mechanisms, and their physiological underpinnings. ..
  11. VESTIBULAR SOMATOSENSORY INTERACTIONS FOR HUMAN POSTURE
    Fay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  12. Adaptation of Spatial Orientation in Locomotion and Posture
    FAY BAHLING HORAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. MATURATION OF COGNITIVE-RELATED BRAIN POTENTIALS
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The data will be relevant to developmental improvements in cognitive control mechanisms, prefrontal functioning, and episodic memory, and their physiological underpinnings. ..
  14. Third International Workshop on Seizure Prediction - Freiburg, Germany, 2007
    Hitten Zaveri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Investigators whose participation will be supported will be invited speakers and junior and senior investigators including women and racial and ethnic minorities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL POSTURAL DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY
    Fay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Molecular biology of deafness in the Meniere's Model
    CLIFF MEGERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Role of Virus and Genetic Susceptibility in Otitis Media
    Cuneyt Alper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results will be used in the design of future studies that prevent OM by moderating vURI pathogenesis. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Middle-ear assessment via reflectance measurements
    Susan Voss; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This work will both strengthen the research environment at Smith College and provide substantial research experiences for undergraduate students. ..
  19. EFFECTS OF DBS ON POSTURE AND OROMOTOR CONTROL
    Fay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Quantifying two types of postural and oromotor control in the same subjects will also substantially increase our understanding of the role of the basal ganglia in axial motor control. ..
  20. Vestibular Pathology in Meniere's Disease
    Akira Ishiyama; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..or with alterations in neuronal number or size? 6) What are the morphometric correlates to abnormalities on traditional vestibular testing: caloric paresis, and decreased gain and time constant on step rotational testing? ..
  21. Development of Improved Earphone for Hearing Testing
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this project an earphone is being developed that can be used in both automated and manual testing and will significantly increase the efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Ninth Symposium on Cochlear Implants for Children
    John Niparko; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..250) presentations. Panel discussions (n=3) will be scheduled, as will technical updates (n=3). Proceedings of the 9th Symposium will be published in the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. ..
  23. Automated Test of Word Recognition - Phase II
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A pilot study will test the method on a Spanish-language speech-recognition test. [unreadable] [unreadable]..