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May 1984

Regional Blood Flow in the Rabbit Cochlea

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology, Akademiska Hospital, Uppsala (Drs Angelborg and Larsen), and the Department of Occupational Audiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Göteborg (Dr Axelsson), Sweden.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1984;110(5):297-300. doi:10.1001/archotol.1984.00800310021004

• A new technique evaluates microcirculation in the different parts of the cochlea. It is a synthesis of two previously known methods—the microsphere method and the soft surface-specimen method. We studied the cochlear blood flow in ten albino rabbits using nonradioactive microspheres. The local distribution of microspheres in the cochlea was determined and the total cochlear blood flow calculated.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1984;110:297-300)

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