- Ontogenetic and phylogenetic transformations of the ear ossicles in marsupial mammals
Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
Zoologisches Institut, Spezielle Zoologie, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Morphol 251:219-38. 2002
..skulls representing a wide range of taxa and aims at addressing several issues concerning the evolution of the ear ossicles in marsupials...
- Effect of ossicular prosthesis biofilms on middle ear scarring and hearing outcomes
Eric M Jaryszak
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Otol Neurotol 30:1191-5. 2009
..The purpose of this study was to determine if biofilms are present on ORPs in patients undergoing revision ossicular chain reconstruction and if their presence correlates with middle ear scarring or hearing outcomes...
- Hystology findings' correlation between the ossicular chain in the transoperative and cholesteatomas
Brazilian Center for Otitis Media
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:738-43. 2007
..Chronic otitis media is hystopathologycaly defined as the presence of irreversible inflammatory tissue changes in the middle ear. Ossicular lesions represent the most prevalent change...
- Probabilities of ossicular discontinuity in chronic suppurative otitis media using pure-tone audiometry
Ryner Jose C Carrillo
Department of Anatomy, Philippine General Hospital, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
Otol Neurotol 28:1034-7. 2007
..To analyze the likelihood ratios (LRs) and predictive values of preoperative air-bone gap (ABG) levels on the presence of gross ossicular discontinuity (OD) among chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) patients...
- Mass distribution and rotational inertia of "microtype" and "freely mobile" middle ear ossicles in rodents
University of Cambridge, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK
Hear Res 282:97-107. 2011
..Functional differences appear to exist even among rodent ears of the same general type, but the adaptive significance of these differences remains enigmatic...
- Relationship of preoperative findings and ossicular discontinuity in chronic otitis media
Fuh Cherng Jeng
Department of Otolaryngology, China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, ROC
Otol Neurotol 24:29-32. 2003
..If preoperative information can be used to determine whether or not the ossicular chain is intact, the patient can be better informed and the surgeon can be better prepared before surgery...
- Biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa on ossicular reconstruction prostheses
Eric M Jaryszak
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0264, USA
Am J Otolaryngol 30:367-70. 2009
..The purpose of this experiment was to determine if PA forms biofilm on different ossicular chain reconstruction prostheses to a different degree...
- Applicability of autologous incus: the influence of age and localization of cholesteatoma
ORL Clinic, Bul Z Djindjica 52, 18 000, Nis, Serbia
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:995-8. 2007
..Defects of long process with external osteitis of incudes and more intense pathological changes demand their removal and use of other reconstructive materials for tympanoplasties in order to avoid tympanoplasty failure...
- Intraoperative ossicular loading with the Otologics fully implantable hearing device
Herman A Jenkins
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Acta Otolaryngol 127:360-4. 2007
- Initial experiments to develop a MEMS transducer for a new implantable audioprosthesis to substitute the tympanic-ossicular system
Rafael Urquiza de la Rosa
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Acta Otolaryngol 127:389-94. 2007
- Hydroxyapatite versus titanium ossiculoplasty
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Phoniatrics, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France
Otol Neurotol 28:492-8. 2007
..To compare the results of ossicular chain reconstruction using hydroxyapatite (HA) and titanium (TI) prostheses...
- Paraganglioma presenting as chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma: pitfalls and strategies
Jui Lin Hsu
Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Japan
Am J Otolaryngol 25:190-4. 2004
..The patient underwent postauricular tympanomastoidectomy with extended facial recess approach to remove the tumor. No evidence of recurrence and complications were noted...
- Value of digital volume tomography in patients with conductive hearing loss
C V Dalchow
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Deutschhausstr 3, 35037, Marburg, Germany marburg de
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:92-9. 2006
..Digital volume tomography delivers a small radiation dose with a high resolution and a low purchase price for the equipment...
- Type III cartilage "shield" tympanoplasty: an effective procedure for hearing improvement
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:982-5. 2007
..To report the hearing results following type III cartilage "shield" tympanoplasty...
- U.S. Phase I preliminary results of use of the Otologics MET Fully-Implantable Ossicular Stimulator
Herman A Jenkins
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:206-12. 2007
..The safety of the Otologics Fully-Implantable MET Ossicular Stimulator was assessed in adult patients with bilateral moderate to severe sensorineural hearing loss...
- [Post-traumatic cholesteatoma of temporal bone]
Katedra i Klinika Chorób Uszu, Nosa, Gardła i Krtani AM w Gdańsku
Otolaryngol Pol 61:207-10. 2007
..We recomend long term follow-up in any patient with longitudinal temporal bone fracture with CT for any new otologic complaints...
- Non-ossicular signal transmission in human middle ears: Experimental assessment of the "acoustic route" with perforated tympanic membranes
Susan E Voss
Picker Engineering Program, Smith College, 51 College Lane, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 122:2135-53. 2007
..Some features of the frequency dependence of H(P(CAV) ) and H(WPD) can be interpreted in terms of a structure-based lumped-element acoustic model of the perforation and middle-ear cavities...
- [Tympanic-ossicular reconstruction. Functional results using cartilage palisades and titanium prostheses]
L M Menéndez-Colino
Servicio de ORL y Patología cérvico facial, Hospital Clinico de Barcelona
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 53:718-24. 2002
..Seven out of sixteen canal wall down (43.7%) and three out seven canal wall up (42.9%) had a postoperative air-bone gap between 0 and 10 dB...
- 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...
- Aggressiveness and quantification of epithelial proliferation of middle ear cholesteatoma by MIB1
Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, centre hospitalier universitaire Lille, Lille, France
Laryngoscope 113:328-31. 2003
..To assess an easy method that predicts cholesteatoma aggressiveness...
- [Operative therapy of the adhesive otitis media]
Li sheng Yu
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, People s Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, 100044, China
Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 39:40-3. 2004
..To study the operative indications and treatment for adhesive otitis media (AOM)...
- 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...
- Preoperative evaluation of ossicular chain abnormality in patients with conductive deafness without perforation of the tympanic membrane
Department of Otolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:686-9. 2005
..To evaluate the usefulness of pure-tone audiometry, tympanometry, and liquid and acoustic reflex (AR) tests in the differential diagnosis of ossicular fixation and discontinuity...
- Bone-conducted sound: physiological and clinical aspects
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5739, USA
Otol Neurotol 26:1245-61. 2005
..Knowledge of the physiology, clinical aspects, and limitations of bone conduction sound is important for clinicians dealing with hearing loss and is the purpose of this review...
- Reconstruction of the tensor tympani tendon
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
J Laryngol Otol 120:240-3. 2006
..The pre-operative 55.0 dB air-bone gap decreased immediately to 3.3 dB, widening after three years to 15.0 dB...
- Bone cement ossiculoplasty: incus to stapes versus malleus to stapes cement bridge
Yildirim A Bayazit
Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Turkey
Otol Neurotol 26:364-7. 2005
..In this study, our purpose was to evaluate results of our experience with bone cement repair of ossicular discontinuity between the incus and stapes and between the malleus and stapes...
- Use of Mimix hydroxyapatite bone cement for difficult ossicular reconstruction
Joel A Goebel
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:727-34. 2005
..To describe the advantages of using Mimix hydroxyapatite (HA) bone cement in reconstructing a variety of ossicular chain abnormalities...
- [Analysis of preoperative findings and ossicular condition in chronic suppurative otitis media]
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, 250012, China
Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 19:7-8, 11. 2005
..To discussion the relationship of preoperative findings and ossicular condition in chronic suppurative otitis media...
- [Application of hydroxyapatite in micro-otosurgery: experiment with guinea pigs and clinical application]
Department of Otolaryngology, Navy General Hospital, Beijing 100037, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 86:45-7. 2006
..To investigate the feasibility of hydroxyapatite (HA) middle ear prostheses in otosurgery...
- Congenital cholesteatoma clinical features and surgical results
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Otolaryngol 27:299-305. 2006
..5% of the patients, so the columella on the foot plate method was most frequently used for ossiculoplasty, followed by the columella on the stapes method and the Wullstein type I method...
- Predictive role of Carhart's notch in pre-operative assessment for middle-ear surgery
Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
J Laryngol Otol 121:219-21. 2007
..To evaluate the predictive role of the audiometric Carhart's notch for the assessment of middle-ear pathology prior to surgical intervention...
- [Revision ossiculoplasty: anatomical and functional results]
Hopital Edouard Herriot, Service d ORL et de Chirurgie Cervico Faciale et d Audiophonologie, Lyon, France
Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 127:121-5. 2006
..To analyse the anatomical and functional results after second-look ossiculoplasty using Titanium (TI) and Hydroxyapatite (HA) prosthesis and to study the prognostic factors for good functional results...
- A new L-shaped titanium prosthesis for total reconstruction of the ossicular chain
ORL Center, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
Otol Neurotol 25:891-902. 2004
..To describe the technique used for total ossiculoplasty with the Fisch titanium total prosthesis and evaluate the 1-year postoperative functional results in patients presenting with the stapes (or footplate) without the malleus handle...
- Allograft tympanoplasty
University ENT Department, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk Antwerp, Belgium
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 58:87-96. 2004
..The authors believe that the tympano-ossicular allograft is the material of choice in extensively diseased middle ears destroyed by chronic otitis media with or without cholesteatoma...
- [Imaging in adult chronic otitis]
M T Williams
Service d Imagerie Medicale, Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, 25 29, rue Manin, 75940 Paris Cedex 19, France
J Radiol 87:1743-55. 2006
..The objective of this paper is to specify the indications, the results and the limits of pre- and postoperative imaging in COM...
- [Advance or stabilization in the middle ear surgery]
Klinika Otiatrii Katedry Otolaryngologii UM w Lodzi
Otolaryngol Pol 60:501-6. 2006
- Ossiculoplasty with intact stapes and absent malleus: the silastic banding technique
Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
Otol Neurotol 26:846-52. 2005
..Ossiculoplasty is performed with a total ossicular replacement prosthesis positioned from the stapes footplate to the under-surface of the tympanic membrane, using a Silastic banding technique to stabilize the prosthesis...
- Otologics Middle Ear Transducer Ossicular Stimulator: performance results with varying degrees of sensorineural hearing loss
Herman A Jenkins
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80202, USA
Acta Otolaryngol 124:391-4. 2004
- [Revision tympanoplasty]
Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum, Gotenstrasse 1, 42653 Solingen
HNO 50:76-89; quiz 90-1. 2002
- Improvements to staged canal wall up tympanoplasty for middle ear cholesteatoma
Department of Otolaryngology, Takanoko Hospital, Ehime, Japan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:913-7. 2007
..To describe our improvements to staged canal wall up tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy (SCUT) for middle ear cholesteatoma, and to show more successful outcomes of the surgery compared with our data previously reported...
- Cathepsin L activity and its inhibitor in human otitis media
Department of Otolaryngology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
J Otolaryngol 30:157-61. 2001
..The relationships of our findings to clinical findings (e.g., grade of bone destruction) were also studied...
- Surgical repair of bone defects of the ear canal wall with flexible hydroxylapatite sheets: a pilot study
Otolaryngology Department, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
Otol Neurotol 22:745-53. 2001
..Complete protection with a connective tissue graft is essential to avoid extrusion of the implant. The failure rate is significantly higher if otorrhea is present at the time of the operation...
- Should ossicular reconstruction be staged following tympanomastoidectomy
Harold H Kim
Wilson Ear Clinic, Portland, Oregon 97209, USA
Laryngoscope 116:47-51. 2006
..To determine whether ossicular reconstruction (OCR) performed concurrent with tympanomastoidectomy for cholesteatoma results in significantly different hearing results when compared to OCR performed in a separate, staged procedure...
- Mass loading on the ossicles and middle ear function
R Z Gan
Hough Ear Institute, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 110:478-85. 2001
..We conclude that there is a quantitative limit to increased mass on the ossicular chain above which the mass will remarkably impair hearing thresholds...
- To POP or not: ossiculoplasty in congenital aural atresia surgery
Eric J Dobratz
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
Laryngoscope 118:1452-7. 2008
..To examine indications for ossiculoplasty (OP) in aural atresia surgery and to compare audiometric results and surgical revision rates between patients undergoing OP and those undergoing intact native chain reconstruction (INCR)...
- Cartilage ossiculoplasty by lever method
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School, Osaka, Japan
Acta Otolaryngol 128:744-9. 2008
..Postoperative air-bone gaps (ABGs) followed up for 2.1-3.2 years gave satisfactory improvement audiometrically compared with former reports...
- Hearing results of ossiculoplasty in Austin-Kartush group A patients
Department of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, University of Bari, Italy
Otol Neurotol 22:140-4. 2001
..With alloplastic total prostheses, 36% of patients have a postoperative air-bone gap of 0 to 10 dB, and 74% have a postoperative air-bone gap of 0 to 20 dB...
- Diagnostic utility of laser-Doppler vibrometry in conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membrane
John J Rosowski
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Otol Neurotol 24:165-75. 2003
..More generally, we hypothesize that laser-Doppler vibrometry measurements of umbo velocity can give information about how differences in the impedance that the ossicles work against affect middle-ear function...
- Posterior and attic wall osteoplasty: hearing results and recurrence rates in cholesteatoma
Department of Otosurgery and Otoneurosurgery, Az Ospedaliera Università, Padua, Italy
Otol Neurotol 23:14-7. 2002
..To assess the efficacy of a surgical technique, the temporary attic and posterior canal wall osteoplasty, in preventing cholesteatoma recurrence...
- Hearing loss and middle ear involvement in rheumatoid arthritis
Ankara Numune Hospital Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Turkey
Rheumatol Int 22:16-9. 2002
..The presence of a mixed type of hearing loss suggested a multifocal involvement of the audiologic system in RA...
- A new double-cartilage block ossiculoplasty: long-term results
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera G Moscati, Avellino, Italy
Otol Neurotol 29:531-3. 2008
- Laser stapedotomy minus prosthesis (laser STAMP): absence of refixation
Ear Research Foundation, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Otol Neurotol 23:152-7. 2002
..To determine what percentage of patients with otosclerosis could successfully undergo a laser stapedotomy minus prosthesis over a 5-year period, and to determine the percentage of patients in whom refixation develops during follow-up...
- Hearing results for ossicular reconstruction using a cartilage-connecting hydroxyapatite prosthesis with a spearhead
The Department of Otolaryngology, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
Otol Neurotol 28:1041-4. 2007
..Assessment of the efficacy of ossicular reconstruction using a cartilage-connecting hydroxyapatite prosthesis designed with a spearhead to reduce extrusion and dislocation of the implant...
- Traumatic ossicular dislocations: etiology and management
Department of ORL and HNS, Gulhane Medical School, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
Am J Otolaryngol 29:31-6. 2008
..This study was conducted to discuss the etiologic factors, clinical-radiologic findings, and surgical outcomes in patients with traumatic ossicular pathology...
- Ossicular fixation caused by bone dust after saccus decompression surgery
P Martinez Devesa
Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK
Otol Neurotol 23:949-51; discussion 951-2. 2002
..To highlight the clinical and histologic features of ossicular fixation produced by bone dust during mastoid surgery...
- Bapx1 regulates patterning in the middle ear: altered regulatory role in the transition from the proximal jaw during vertebrate evolution
Abigail S Tucker
Department of Craniofacial Development and Orthodontics, Kings College London, Floor 28, Guy s Tower, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Development 131:1235-45. 2004
..In non-mammalian jawed vertebrates, the bones homologous to the mammalian middle ear ossicles compose the proximal jaw bones that form the jaw articulation (primary jaw joint)...
- Lateralization during the Weber test: animal experiments
Jean Yves Sichel
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Laryngoscope 112:542-6. 2002
..Thus, the out-of-phase signal arriving through the bony pathways will be decreased, hence increasing the resultant sound intensity stimulating the cochlea...
- Assembling a functional tympanic membrane: signals from the external acoustic meatus coordinate development of the malleal manubrium
Department of Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Stubeweg 51, D 79108 Freiburg, Germany
Development 127:4127-36. 2000
..In addition, when the middle ear ossicles are allowed to develop in vitro under conditions that do not support further EAM development, the manubrium ..
- Fully implantable Otologics MET Carina device for the treatment of sensorineural hearing loss. Preliminary surgical and clinical results
Otology and Cochlear Implants Division, University of Pisa, Italy
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 29:79-85. 2009
..severe sensorineural hearing loss and normal middle ears, providing a mechanical direct stimulation of middle ear ossicles. Recently, it has been successfully used also in patients with conductive hearing loss...
- Otosclerosis of the incus
Pedro Alberto Escada
Departments of Otolaryngology, Egas Moniz Universitary Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
Otol Neurotol 28:301-3. 2007
..To report a case of a patient with otosclerosis of the incus...
- How reproducibly can human ear ossicles be measured? A study of inter-observer error
Department of Biology, University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 293:2094-106. 2010
b>Ear ossicles have thus far received little attention in biological anthropology. For the use of these bones as a source of biological information, it is important to know how reproducibly they can be measured...
- Soft tissue morphometry of the malleus-incus complex from micro-CT imaging
Jae Hoon Sim
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:5-21. 2008
..micro-CT) imaging, which is known to be a suitable method for imaging high-density tissue such as middle-ear ossicles and surrounding bones, is used in this study to determine the three-dimensional (3-D) morphometry of the soft ..
- Sound transmission in archaic and modern whales: anatomical adaptations for underwater hearing
Department of Anatomy, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio, USA
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:716-33. 2007
..Measurements were made on 60 fossils of whole or partial skulls, isolated tympanics, middle ear ossicles, and mandibles from all six archaeocete families...
- Eya1 expression in the developing ear and kidney: towards the understanding of the pathogenesis of Branchio-Oto-Renal (BOR) syndrome
Unité de Génétique des Déficits Sensoriels, URA CNRS 1968, Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Dev Dyn 213:486-99. 1998
..canal and the surrounding mesenchyme to the auricular hillocks) and surrounding the primordia of the middle ear ossicles, and in the epithelium of the tubotympanic recess (the future tympanic cavity)...
- Development of the dynamic structure (force lines) of the middle ear ossicles in human foetuses
Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, School of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Histol Histopathol 23:1049-60. 2008
To study the ontogenic development of the organisation of the human middle ear ossicles structure.
- Development of tissue-engineered substitutes of the ear ossicles: PORP-shaped poly(propylene fumarate)-based scaffolds cultured with human mesenchymal stromal cells
Center for Clinical Use of Stem Cells CUCCS RRMR, University of Pisa, Italy
J Biomed Mater Res A 92:1343-56. 2010
..These preliminarily obtained outcomes may launch a new trend in otology dedicated to TE ossicle development to improve on the performance of current prosthetic replacements...
- Age-dependent effects of the onset of a conductive hearing loss on the volume of the cochlear nucleus subdivisions and the expression of c-fos in the mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
ENT Department, University of Regensburg, Germany
Audiol Neurootol 2:113-27. 1997
A monaural conductive hearing loss was induced by interrupting the chain of the middle ear ossicles on the right side in gerbils of four different age groups (P12-14, P20-21, P42 and P84)...
- Malleus vibration modelled as rigid body motion
Lab. of Biomedical Physics, University of Antwerp, RUCA, Belgium
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 49:139-45. 1995
..as a rotation about a fixed axis whose location is determined by the anatomy and suspension of the middle ear ossicles. In a previous paper (1) we have shown that the mode of vibration is complex and varies with frequency...
- Remarks on the inner ear of elasmobranchs and its interpretation from skeletal labyrinth morphology
J G Maisey
Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
J Morphol 250:236-64. 2001
..semi-directional phonoreception, even in the absence of any pressure-to-displacement transducer such as ear ossicles. The endolymphatic (parietal) fossa, semicircular canals, and crista (macula) neglecta are all adapted toward ..
- Prenatal diagnosis by isoenzymic differentiation of Treacher Collins' syndrome induced by retinoids in rats
Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 24:177-83. 1990
..developed several malformations, including microtia, low set and dorsally placed outer ears, defective middle ear ossicles, short cochleas, defectively differentiated Meckel's cartilages, micrognathia, rudimentary malar bones, lateral ..
- Glass-ionomers: bioactive implant materials
I M Brook
Biomaterials Research Group, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK
Biomaterials 19:565-71. 1998
..otologic surgery (Cochlear implant fixation, repair of the tympanic chain, eustation tube obliteration and as ear ossicles), and oral and reconstructive surgery...
- Elasticity modulus of rabbit middle ear ossicles determined by a novel micro-indentation technique
Joris A M Soons
Laboratory of Biomedical Physics, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
Hear Res 263:33-7. 2010
..No significant differences between measurement locations were found, and we found an average Young's modulus of 16+/-3 GPa...
- High-frequency hearing in phocid and otariid pinnipeds: an interpretation based on inertial and cochlear constraints (L)
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
J Acoust Soc Am 120:3463-6. 2006
..Phocids, however, have massive middle ear ossicles, and underwater hearing has radically shifted towards higher frequencies...
- Microtia, severe micrognathia and absent ossicles: auriculo-condylar syndrome or new entity?
Marjan M Nezarati
Northern Regional Genetic Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Clin Dysmorphol 16:9-13. 2007
..absence of the upper portion of the helices, atresia of the external meati and absence of the middle ear ossicles, mildly down-slanting palpebral fissures and a highly arched palate with a submucous cleft...
- Evolution of sound localisation in land vertebrates
Sydney Medical School Physiology and Bosch Institute, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Curr Biol 19:R635-9. 2009
..the mammalian medial superior olive and the avian nucleus laminaris, need to be questioned and that important insights may arise from unexpected directions, such as the paleontology of middle-ear ossicles. There is still much to discover.
- Parental origin-specific developmental defects in mice with uniparental disomy for chromosome 12
Department of Anatomy, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge CB2 3DY, UK
Development 127:4719-28. 2000
..In embryos with mUPD12, the development of the neural crest-derived middle ear ossicles is defective...
- Middle ear defects associated with the double knock out mutation of murine goosecoid and Msx1 genes
Dept of Biology, Fac of Sciences, Okayama University, Japan
Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 45:589-99. 1999
..development and each mutant mouse displays intriguing facial abnormalities including those of middle ear ossicles, suggesting that both genes play roles in spatial programming of craniofacial regions...
- Three-dimensional finite element modeling of human ear for sound transmission
Rong Z Gan
School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 32:847-59. 2004
..The acoustic-structural coupled FE analysis between the ear canal air column and middle ear ossicles was also conducted and the results revealed that the peak responses of both tympanic membrane and stapes ..
- Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2/atelocollagen composite as a new material for ossicular reconstruction
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
J Biomed Mater Res A 89:36-45. 2009
..There are many different prosthesis and techniques used to reconstruct the middle ear ossicles. However, precision in the surgical procedures and prostheses used for ossiculoplasty are still imperfect...
- Shrapnell's membrane in a mammal exposed to extreme pressure variations: morphological and radiological observations in the hooded seal
Lars Eric Stenfors
Department of Otolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
J Laryngol Otol 117:756-62. 2003
..The main function of the lateral wall of the attic, including the minimal PF, appears to be to protect the middle-ear ossicles and allow movement of the malleus.
- Shape and derived geometrical parameters of the adult, human tympanic membrane measured with a phase-shift moiré interferometer
W F Decraemer
Laboratory of Biomedical Physics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Hear Res 51:107-21. 1991
..importance in the coupling of the acoustic sound pressure in the external ear canal to the motion of the middle ear ossicles. A moiré shift interferometer was used to measure with great precision the shape of the external surface of ..
- Refining the locus of branchio-otic syndrome 2 (BOS2) to a 5.25 Mb locus on chromosome 1q31.3q32.1
Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Eur J Med Genet 52:393-7. 2009
..the other patient manifests mild conductive hearing loss resulting from bilaterally malformed middle ear ossicles, as well as a preauricular pit...
- Formation of the middle ear: recent progress on the developmental and molecular mechanisms
Department of Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Stubeweg 51, Freiburg, D 79108, Germany
Dev Biol 231:410-9. 2001
..Gsc and Prx1 are essential for tympanic ring development. While invaginating, the EAM controls skeletogenesis in the underlying mesenchyme to form the manubrium of the malleus, the link between the membrane and the middle ear ossicles.
- Effect of bisphosphonate treatment in patients with Paget's disease of the skull
National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy, Budapest, Hungary
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:89-94. 2004
..Hearing loss has long been known to be a complication of Paget's disease of bone. The aim of this study was to investigate Paget's disease of the temporal bone with special attention to hearing loss...
- Ultraminiature encapsulated accelerometers as a fully implantable sensor for implantable hearing aids
Woo Tae Park
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Biomed Microdevices 9:939-49. 2007
..The sensor is attached on the middle ear ossicles and measures the vibration transmitted from the tympanic membrane due to the sound in the ear canal...
- Comprehensive and interpretative radiology of middle ear malformations
S M Louryan
Laboratoire d'Anatomie et Embryologie Humaines, , Belgium
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 43:569-77. 1989
..and study of radioactive sulphur uptake in the mouse embryo permit to characterize some factors of middle ear ossicles formation...
- An ossified Meckel's cartilage in two Cretaceous mammals and origin of the mammalian middle ear
Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology IVPP, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Post Office Box 643, Beijing, 100044, China
Science 294:357-61. 2001
..may not be the initial factor that caused the separation of postdentary bones from the dentary as middle ear ossicles during mammalian evolution...
- Volumetric sub-surface imaging using spectrally encoded endoscopy
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Opt Express 16:1748-57. 2008
..target through intralipid solution, and conduct volumetric imaging of a mouse embryo and excised human middle-ear ossicles. Our results demonstrate that real-time subsurface imaging is possible with this miniature endoscopy technique.
- Doppler imaging using spectrally-encoded endoscopy
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Opt Express 16:14836-44. 2008
..Here we show that by measuring relative spectral phases, this technology can additionally measure Doppler shifts. Doppler SEE is demonstrated in flowing Intralipid phantoms and vibrating middle ear ossicles.
- Evolution of middle ear changes after permanent eustachian tube blockage
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Calle de San Martín de Porres 4, 28035 Madrid, Spain
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:587-92. 2007
..To develop a valid animal model for otitis media with effusion (OME)...
- Bone destruction resulting from rupture of a cholesteatoma sac: temporal bone pathology
Department of Otolaryngology, Fujita General Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
Otol Neurotol 25:674-7. 2004
..The purpose of the current study was to research the pathogenesis of bony destruction of cholesteatoma...
- [Evaluation of maximum intensity projection in HRCT in the diagnosis of the destruction of ossicular chain in chronic otitis media]
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Ji Nan, 250012, China
Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 20:289-92. 2006
..To observe the ossicular chain structure with maximum intensity projection (MIP) and to evaluate the diagnostic value of it in the destruction of ossicular chain in chronic otitis media (COM)...
- Acoustic and physiologic aspects of bone conduction hearing
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:10-21. 2011
..several pathways including sound pressure induced in the ear canal, inertial forces acting on the middle ear ossicles and cochlear fluids, alteration of the cochlear space, and pressure transmission through the 3rd window of the ..
- Audiometric evaluation of an attempt to optimize the fixation of the transducer of a middle-ear implant to the ossicular chain with bone cement
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:5-9. 2004
..2 kHz. It was concluded that there was no negative effect of using bone cement; however, there is also no reason to use bone cement in VSB users on a regular basis...
- [Patients with chronic otitis media at the age below 16-year-old from data collected at Department of Otolaryngology Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University between 2004-2006]
Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytet Jagiellorhski w Krakowie
Przegl Lek 63:1177-80. 2006
..Otitis media is a frequent disease in childhood. Infections of ear in children depend on differences in anatomical structure. Clinical picture of otitis media is similar in all age groups...
- A detailed subgross morphometric study on the auditory ossicles of the New Zealand rabbit
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafkas University, Kars, Turkey
Anat Histol Embryol 32:249-52. 2003
..There were statistically significant differences in the morphometric data of the features of the auditory ossicles between the right- and left-hand sides. Data from the right-hand side were significantly higher...
- [Malformation processes in the middle ear. Branchio-oto-renal syndrome (BOR)]
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 16:42-6. 1996
..Lastly, the Authors recommend a careful study of the different malformations of the middle ear, so that a more suitable preoperative therapeutic procedure may be planned...
- Finite element analysis of the coupling between ossicular chain and mass loading for evaluation of implantable hearing device
School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No 1037, Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, China
Hear Res 280:48-57. 2011
..The FE analysis reveals that enhancing the coupling stiffness between the clip and the ossicular chain is much helpful for maximizing the efficiency of the transducer stimulation...
- Middle ear cholesteatoma: characteristic CT findings in 64 patients
Joselito L Gaurano
Department of Radiology, King Abdul Aziz University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ann Saudi Med 24:442-7. 2004
..High resolution computerized tomography (HRCT) is valuable for detection of early erosive changes suggestive of cholesteatoma. The aim of our study was to determine characteristic CT findings in patients with middle ear cholesteatoma...
- Middle ear imaging using virtual endoscopy and its application in patients with ossicular chain anomaly
Department of Otolaryngology, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 62:316-20. 2000
..This technique may have an important role in preoperative planning, surgical training, and/or postoperative evaluation in otology...
- Ossicular discontinuity and exostoses in Proteus syndrome: a case report
Joni K Doherty
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:242-6. 2005
..Causes of ossicular discontinuity are discussed. Routine annual audiometric and otolaryngological evaluation should be considered in all patients with temporal bone involvement of PS...