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a.1.(Anat.) Discovered by Eustachius.
Eustachian catheter
a tubular instrument to be introduced into the Eustachian tube so as to allow of inflation of the middle ear through the nose or mouth.
Eustrachian tube
(Anat.) a passage from the tympanum of the ear to the pharynx. See Ear.
Eustachian valve
(Anat.) a crescent-shaped fold of the lining membrane of the heart at the entrance of the vena cava inferior. It directs the blood towards the left auricle in the fetus, but is rudimentary and functionless in the adult.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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OP0201 is being developed as a potential first-in-class treatment option for otitis media, which is often caused by Eustachian tube dysfunction.
Dr Otieno explained that babies have little openings from the back of their throats to their ears called Eustachian tubes, which are shorter, wider and flatter."When you feed your baby in a lying position, the liquid pools in the back of the mouth.
The eustachian tube (ET) is a small passage between the middle ear and the nasopharynx and its main function is to provide ventilation of the middle ear (1).
A middle ear inflammation with or without infection, OM is often caused by Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) and affects 700 million adults and children every year in the US, with over half of the cases occurring in children under five years of age.
Those methods are known as eustachian tube exercises.
The imbalance between the air pressure in the middle ear and the air pressure in the cabin around you, which changes rapidly during ascent and descent, is usually equalised by the air that flows through the Eustachian tubes, which connects the middle ear to the upper throat and back of the nasal cavity.
The eustachian tube (ET) is the conduit, which resupplies the ME by periodically opening to deliver a bolus of gas into the ME to compensate for the decrease in MEP due to the diffusion of ME gases through the mucosa.
The Eustachian Tube (ET) is a tube that connects the middle ear cavity and the nasopharynx and provides middle ear ventilation.
Through the work of dedicated clinicians and researchers, and with the support of industry, our specialty has another new innovative therapy, balloon eustachian tube (ET) dilatation, or balloon eustachian tuboplasty.
New imaging techniques for the middle and inner ear are explored as well as innovations to improve Eustachian tube function.
In late March, the star, 50, announced on her Facebook page that she's been dealing with a condition in her middle ear known as Patulous Eustachian tube.