Clinical Aspects of Hearing / Edition 1

Clinical Aspects of Hearing / Edition 1

by Thomas R. VanDeWater
     
 

The last two decades of the twentieth century have witnessed advances in our knowledge of the biological processes which result in hearing. These have come about from the application of contemporary molecular biological, physiology, and imaging techniques in combination with discoveries in the domain of hearing. This volume presents these pivotal developments and… See more details below

Overview

The last two decades of the twentieth century have witnessed advances in our knowledge of the biological processes which result in hearing. These have come about from the application of contemporary molecular biological, physiology, and imaging techniques in combination with discoveries in the domain of hearing. This volume presents these pivotal developments and their applications to the understanding of normal and abnormal hearing in humans, information that is essential to the ability of both scientists and clinicians to further their understanding and treatment of hearing disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387978420
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
12/22/1995
Series:
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series, #7
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Preface
Contributors
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Approaches to Understanding the Molecular Genetics of Hearing and Deafness10
Ch. 3Regeneration of the Auditory Nerve: The Role of Neurotrophic Factors41
Ch. 4Auditory Deprivation and Its Consequences: From Animal Models to Humans86
Ch. 5Ototoxicity: Of Mice and Men116
Ch. 6The Role of Viral Infection in the Development of Otopathology: Labyrinthitis and Autoimmune Disease155
Ch. 7Otoacoustic Emissions: Animal Models and Clinical Observations199
Ch. 8Tinnitus: Psychophysical Observations in Humans and an Animal Model258
Index305

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