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Microdissection for Study of Cochlear Anatomy

  • Charles G. Wright
  • Peter S. Roland
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Abstract

Temporal bone microdissection offers a versatile laboratory method for the study of inner ear anatomy and pathology. It is well suited for use in parallel with electron microscopy and conventional histologic techniques. The microdissection method provides a three-dimensional perspective that is especially useful in research relating to cochlear implantation.

Keywords

Temporal bone Cochlea Anatomy Microdissection Electron microscopy Histology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles G. Wright
    • 1
  • Peter S. Roland
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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