internal auditory artery


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Related to internal auditory artery: labyrinthine artery, Internal Auditory Canal, arteria labyrinthi
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Noun1.internal auditory artery - an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinthinternal auditory artery - an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Possible explanations include compensatory endolymphatic hydrops, occlusion or vasospasm of the internal auditory artery, sympathetic cochleolabyrinthitis, acoustic trauma due to drill noise, and labyrinthine rupture from elevated intratympanic pressure.
De Keyser et al suggest that a thrombosis of the contralateral internal auditory artery may occur secondary to a postoperative brainstem shift to the ipsilateral side.
Micro embolisms generated in the pump oxygenator systems with occlusion of the cochlear branch of the internal auditory artery are considered the most likely cause of sensorineural hearing loss following cardiovascular surgery.

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