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May 1932

Progress in Otolaryngology: A Summary of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE EAR: REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE FROM OCTOBER, 1930, TO OCTOBER, 1931

Arch Otolaryngol. 1932;15(5):755-782. doi:10.1001/archotol.1932.03570030776013

In presenting the review of the progress in the study of the anatomy and physiology of the ear, it is evident that all the available material has not been recorded. Many articles deserving of greater recognition than that afforded in this review have been omitted because of my own inability to review them creditably, and abstracts were in most instances not procurable. Interest in the subject continues to be lively. Recent experimentation on the cochlea by Wever and Bray at Princeton, Crowe and his co-workers at Johns Hopkins and Davis, Saul and co-workers at Harvard permits justifiable enthusiasm as to what these experiments may lead to in a practical way. The meritorious work by the European schools on the vestibular apparatus still forms the basis of the knowledge of this subject.

From a practical point of view it would seem that no great advance has been made in the