Semicircular canals


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(Anat.) certain canals of the inner ear. See under Ear.

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The cochlea, semicircular canals, and internal auditory canal were normal.
Chemical labyrinthectomy refers to the elimination of the vestibular end organs, especially the utricle and semicircular canals, via transcanal instillation of an ototoxic drug such as streptomycin or gentamicin.
Endolymphatic sac tumor located around semicircular canals.
However, its sensitivity and specificity are limited because ENG caloric testing provides (1) information primarily about the lateral semicircular canals, (2) less information regarding possible central pathology, and (3) limited insight into overall balance function.
2) BPPV is a vestibular disorder that affects the semicircular canals of the labyrinth.
Intraoperative findings included a perilabyrinthine CSF leak from the air cells around the semicircular canals.
Displacement of calcite fragments from the degenerating otoconia into the semicircular canals is known to be responsible for this process.
The vein of the paravestibular canaliculus (VPVC) runs parallel to the endolymphatic duct and drains the major portion of the semicircular canals and part of the utricle.
Following absorption of the drops through the round window membrane, gentamicin has to travel from the basal turn of the cochlea and through all its turns before it reaches the neuroepithelium of the otolithic organs and the semicircular canals in the vestibule where it does its damage.
CT is used in the preoperative assessment of possible cochlear implantation because it can detect sclerosis, irregularity, or obliteration of the cochlea, vestibule, and semicircular canals.
It covers a larger portion of the dynamic range of the semicircular canals than the caloric stimuli.
Head angular velocity is measured by the cristae of the semicircular canals, while the maculae of the statolabyrinth (utricle and saccule) register linear acceleration and changes in the gravitational force.