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12 suggesting that the vestibular branch of auditory nerve and its dominant structure were also involved.
BERA recording can represent an objective clinically useful non-invasive procedure to stress the early impairment both of the auditory nerve and of brainstem function is not related to blood glucose level.
Born without working auditory nerves, she can detect sounds for the first time -- and start to mimic them -- after undergoing brain surgery to implant a device that bypasses missing wiring in her inner ears.
The treatment lowered the activity of the auditory nerve, reduced neural hyperactivity in a specific part of the brain that processes sound, and the animals treated with the drug no longer displayed signs of tinnitus.
Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or auditory nerve, and is usually permanent.
In the cochlea thousands of "hair cells" are set in motion and sound is converted to electrical signals which travel along the auditory nerve to the brainstem for further processing.
The topics include the physics and analysis of sound, the auditory nerve, mechanism of transduction and excitation in the cochlea, the auditory cortex, and sensorineural hearing loss.
The sheath around the auditory nerve is lost in about half of the cells we looked at, a bit like stripping the electrical cable linking an amplifier to the loudspeaker.
As shown schematically in the Figure, the ascending central auditory pathways begin with the termination of the auditory nerve at the cochlear nucleus and extend through the brainstem, thalamus, and corpus callosum before terminating in the primary auditory cortex, located in the superior temporal gyrus.
It is a medical device which uses electrical signals to stimulate the auditory nerve.
A predominant cause of hearing loss is presbycusis, a condition thought to result from degeneration of hair cells and other structures in the inner ear that through signaling to the auditory nerve, result in the auditory perceptions underlying hearing.