Chemotherapy and Audiology 2015

  Learning the effects of chemotherapy medications and the proper procedure for monitoring ototoxicity during cancer treatment can be a good way for an audiology practice to differentiate itself from other practices in the area.  Due to our practice’s new relationship with a local cancer treatment center, we have encountered numerous cases of ototoxicity from cancer treatment…

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Cochlear Explorers – Part XI – Hardesty’s Membrane

Welcome back to Hearing International‘s continuing series honoring the Cochlear Explorers, those who first described aspects of cochlear anatomy and physiology that later were named after them. Week XI’s Cochlear Explorer is the only American in the group,  Irving Hardesty  (1866-1944), who considered the tectorial membrane as the vibrating mechanism within the cochlea. Hardesty’s Membrane Covering the sulcus spiralis internus and the spiral organ of Corti is the tectorial…

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