transtympanic tone burst electrocochleography (TB-EcoG)

transtympanic tone burst electrocochleography (TB-EcoG)

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Making Waves: Electrophysiology, Dolphins, and Advice

I recently had the opportunity to do an email “interview” with Robert (Bob) Burkard, PhD, a professor at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. His most recent project caught my attention at the American Auditory Society meeting in March 2019, and he agreed to take some time and answer a few questions on his work. Dr. Burkard’s voluminous list of publications fills 13 pages of his curriculum vitae and spans 39 years.

Topic(s): transtympanic tone burst electrocochleography (TB-EcoG), electrophisology

MRI, Transtympanic EcoGs, and Meniere’s Disease

Hornibrook et al (2015) reported on multiple groups of patients with various otologic diagnosis and the percentage of positive results for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with gadolinium contrast, and transtympanic tone burst electrocochleography (TB-EcoG) and transtympanic click-evoked (CE-EcoG) with regard to percentage of correlation with their primary diagnosis.

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