electrocochleography


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electrocochleography

 [e-lek″tro-kok″le-og´rah-fe]
measurement of electric potentials of the eighth cranial nerve in response to acoustic stimuli applied by an electrode to the external acoustic canal, promontory, or tympanic membrane.

e·lec·tro·co·chle·og·ra·phy

(ē-lek'trō-kok'lē-og'ră-fē),
A measurement of the electrical potentials generated in the inner ear and auditory nerve as a result of sound stimulation.
[electro- + L. cochlea, snail shell, + G. graphō, to write]

electrocochleography

Audiology A test for measuring sound-evoked cochlear potentials, which is part of the battery of auditory evoked potential tests, used to diagnose inner ear disease and for intraoperative monitoring of neurosurgery

e·lec·tro·co·chle·og·ra·phy

(ĕ-lek'trō-kok-lē-og'ră-fē)
A measurement of the electrical potentials generated in the inner ear as a result of auditory stimulation.
[electro- + L. cochlea, snail shell, + G. graphō, to write]
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Can we use electrocochleography as a clinical tool in the diagnosis of Meniere's disease during the early symptomatic period?
Intracochlear electrocochleography during cochlear implantation.
Electrocochleography during Cochlear Implantation for Hearing Preservation.
Electrocochleography was supposed to be the most specific test to diagnose Meniere's disease for a long time.
Diagnosing patients with cochlear hydrops involves a thorough history and physical examination along with diagnostic testing, including audiometry, electrocochleography, and brainstem responses.
Intraoperative force and electrocochleography measurements in an animal model of cochlear implantation.
In addition, 22 patients had undergone preoperative transtympanic electrocochleography according to the method described by Aran.
Based on the above discussion, it is mandatory to identify and select candidates for surgical exploration, considering the possibility of using less invasive diagnostic tools, such as the detection of perilymph-specific protein [20-22], neurophysiological tests (electrocochleography), multifrequency tympanometry [23], instrumental examination (vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials) [24], and low-frequency sound stimulation during posturography [25].
In an experiment by Walsted et al, the authors drained CSF from 18 guinea pigs and compared their pre- and post-drainage electrocochleography results with those of 18 untreated control animals.
Analysis of Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials and Electrocochleography in Noise Induced Hearing Loss.
All patients had undergone a full evaluation of their hearing loss, including audiometry, otoacoustic emission testing, electrocochleography, and brainstemevoked response testing, depending on the individual's underlying etiology.
Electrocochleography (ECochG), a measure of electrical activity from the cochlea and the auditory nerve, is considered to be the only objective electrophysiological tool able to measure EH [7-9].

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