cochlea


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the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti

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A behavioral study on electrical stimulation of the cochlea and central auditory pathways of the cat.
In this context, Mohamed El Shazly, president of Egypt Cochlea 2018 conference and president of Cochlear Implant Unit in Wadi El Neel Hospital, said that there are more than 7,000 Egyptian children who need cochlear implant surgery annually and that, according to statistics and the World Health organisation, 1,500 Egyptian children undergo cochlear implants annually.
Jo Milne, of Low Fell, who made headlines when cochlea implants enabled her to hear for the first time.
In Croatia, the first artificial cochlea was implanted twenty years ago at our Clinical Department of Otorhinolaryngology.
The treatment for nerve deafness is a cochlea (inner ear) implant.
It is connected to the internal receiver on one end and is inserted into the cochlea through cochleostomy.
As sound vibrations travel through the stapes and push the oval window into the inner ear, fluid waves are created in the inner ear that travel through the cochlea to dissipate at the round window.
MRI demonstrated T1-weighted hyperintensity and a complete loss of CISS signal in all three turns of the cochlea (figure 2, B), in the vestibule, and in the semicircular canals on the left.
Additionally, the cochlea is a closed space and minor changes in the endolymph and perilymph can affect its function.
Curhan says "A possible mechanism might be that NSAIDs may reduce blood flow to the cochlea, a key hearing organ, and impair its function.
The services available at the centre recently got a boost when the first ever cochlear implant on an anatomically-challenged cochlea was conducted.
SLC26A4 is normally found in the cochlea and vestibular organs of the inner ear as well as in the endolymphatic sac, which is a non-sensory part of the inner ear.
When it picks up a noise or sound, it uses an electrical impulse to stimulate the cochlea to hear it.
Then they removed the rodents' inner ears, which include the spiraled, snail-shaped cochlea and other organs.
Researchers in Japan who evaluated the risks and efficacy of transplanting two varieties of stem cells into mouse cochlea have concluded that both adult-derived induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells demonstrate similar survival and neural differentiation capabilities.