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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Böhnke, F; Arnold, W 
Title:
Finite element model of the stapes-inner ear interface. 
Abstract:
Since 1958, stapedotomy has been the method of choice for middle ear surgeons who operate on patients suffering from otosclerosis, especially stiffening of the interface between the stapes footplate of the middle ear and the oval window, which is a part of the cochlea of the inner ear. Later, many surgeons started to use the Schuknecht prosthesis, which consists of cartilage and is inserted into the complete opened oval window during stapedectomy. Our study shows that basilar membrane (BM) displ...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Adv Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
65 
Pages contribution:
150-4 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0065-3071 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik