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Intracranial and Inner Ear Physiology and Pathophysiology

ISBN: 978-1-86156-066-7
332 pages
October 2006
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This book discusses the following topics: intracranial and inner fluid interactions the endolymph/perilymph/cerebrospinal fluid and associated disorders; non-invasive measurement of intracranial and inner fluid pressures; clinical aspects with particular reference to symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment; comparative fluid models.
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Part 1 Intracranial Physiology.

Chapter 1 The anatomy and physiology of intracranial fluids - MB Segal.

Chapter 2 Hydromechanics of the intracranial and labyrinthine fluids - experimental study in cats - B Carlborg and KS Konradsson.

Chapter 3 Dynamics of inner ear pressure change caused by cerebrospinal fluid pressure manipulation in guinea pigs - EO Thalen, HP Wit, JM Segenhout and FWJ Albers.

Chapter 4 CSFand posture effects on transient evoked otocoustic emissions - pilot study - MA Ferguson, AC Davis and EA Lovell.

Part 2 Intracranial Pathophysiology.

Chapter 5 Pathophysiology of the cerebrospinal and cerebrovascular circulations - JD Pickard, S Piechnik, P Smielewski, PJ Kirkpatrick and M Czosnyka.

Chapter 6 Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring in skull base operations - AR Moller.

Chapter 7 Neurotolotgic manifestations of intracranial hypertension - A Sismanis.

Chapter 8 Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: primary disorder of CSF absorption or parenchymal cerebral disease: The relevance of vascular risk factors and cerebral white matter lesions - KR Krauss.

Chapter 9 Influence on the auditory system of cerebrospinal fluid loss: clinical and experimental results - A Walsted.

Chapter 10 OAE and TMD recordings in ICP changes - A Ernst, T Lernarz and K Weckbecker.

Chapter 11 A review of the management and current methods of investigating intracranial pressure in shunted hydrocephalics and an introduction to the tympanic membrane displacemernt test - M Samuel, RJ Marchbanks and DM Burge.

Chapter 12 The application of the tympanic membrane displacement (TMD) test as part of the clinical service for hydrocephalus patients - S Flynn, RJ Marchbanks and D Burge.

Chapter 13 Quantitative assessment of intracranial pressure by the tympanic memberane displacemtn test in patients with shunted hydrocephalus - M Samuel, DM Burge and RJ Marchbanks.

Part 3 Inner Ear Physiology

Chapter 14 Physical processes underlying homeostasis of cochlear endolymph - AN Salt and JE DeMott.

Chapter 15 Cellular mechanisms of volume control in the labyrinth - P Wangemann.

Chapter 16 Non-invasive perilymphatic pressure measurements using the MMS-10 Tympanic Displacement Analyser in patients with Meniere's disease - HJ Rosingh, HP Wit and FWJ Albers.

Chapter 17 Modelling labyrinthine fluid dynamics - JC Andrews, D Strelioff, M Bergsneider and D Becker.

Chapter 18 The effect of changes in cochlear fluid pressure on audiological measurements - AJ Phillips, GB Farrell and ARD Thornton.

Chapter 19 Ionic transports in the endolymphatic sac of the guinea pig - V Couloigner, M Teixeira, P Hulin, O Sterkers, G Planelles and E Ferrary.

Chapter 20 Beta-trace protein in human perilymph - G Bachmann, SE Baldus, M Nekic and O Mitchell.

Chapter 21 Characteristics of infrasonic otoacoustic emissions generated by the cardiovascular system - MP Hughes and RJ Marchbanks.

Chapter 22 Morphological effects of low extracellular calcium on stereociliary bundles in the guinea pig cochlea - BN Kumar, DN Furness and CM Hackney.

Chapter 23 Dynamics of inner-ear pressure release measured with a double-barrelled micropipette in the guinea pig - HP Wit, EO Thalen, JM Segenhout and FWJ Albers.

Part 4 Iiner-ear Pathophysiology.

Chapter 24 Treatment of otolith disease concepts and new development of laser microsurgery - M Westhofen, U Mangold and W Wrollmer.

Chapter 25 Posturographic correlates of peripheral and central vestibulardisorders, as assessed by electronystagmography (ENG) and the Tetrax Interactive Balance System -R Kohen-Raz, A Sokolov, A Kohen-Rax, M Demmer and M Har-El.

Chapter 26 Vertigo and progressive sensori-neural hearing loss - peripheral cause or vascular compression of CN VIII? - MB Moller.

Chapter 27 Acetazolamide therapy of endolmphatic hydrops audiologically monitored by low-frequency masking: case report - EA Kabudwand, D Adler, G Scholx and D Mrowinski.

Chapter 28 Effects of middle ear pressure changesd on the inner ear function in Meniere's disease: a review - B Densert, S Arlinger, O Densert, K Sass and L Odkvist.

Chapter 29 Tullio phenomenon: distrurbed inner ear homeostasis? - CF O'Mahoney and LM Luxon.

Chapter 30 Traumatic sudden sensorineural hearing loss in children - B Kou and R Macdonald.

Chapter 31 Fleeting hearing loss: reversible dysfunction of the cochlea during acute bacterial meningitis - MP Richardson, PT Rudd, A Reid and MJ Tarlow.

Chapter 32 Recurrent perilymphatic fistual in patients with possible patent cochlear aqueduct: a role for cochlear aqueduct blockade: report of five cases - DJ Weider and FE Musiek.

Chapter 33 Effects of the atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) on hearing and tinnitus in patients suffering from Meniere's disease - J Lamprecht.


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