• Our findings in awake animals reveal that AI neurons combine faster adaptation kinetics and a longer temporal window than evident in IC to represent ongoing acoustic stimuli. (jneurosci.org)
  • In contrast, the temporal response properties of AI neurons are better suited for representing slow temporal modulations in the acoustic environment. (jneurosci.org)
  • We found that the SON contains a heterogeneous mixture of response patterns to acoustic stimulation and that in most neurons these responses are modulated by both GABAergic and glycinergic inhibitory inputs. (physiology.org)
  • 2006 ). Since cochlear implants bypass non-functioning receptor cells and target ganglion neurons for stimulation, spiral ganglion neuronal survival should be crucial for beneficial outcomes. (springer.com)
  • In one, he said, researchers plan to use the technology to monitor nerve activity in the brains of lab animals in order study how populations of neurons communicate during visual stimulation. (photonics.com)
  • In this paper, we present an ultrasound neuro-modulation chip, capable of initiating reversal behaviour and activating neurons of C. elegans under the stimulation of a single-shot, short-pulsed ultrasound. (rsc.org)
  • Important factors for preserving residual hearing are: Special atraumatic soft electrodes Smallest possible acoustic trauma due to cochleostomy drilling Smallest possible mechanical trauma due to drilling and electrode insertion Avoidance of inflammatory and fibrotic reactions (contamination with blood, bone dust, middle ear bacteria, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • 10 . The method of claim 8 further comprising determining at least one of the electrode configuration and the stimulation to apply based on the at least one physical condition of the patient. (google.es)
  • It is known that cochlear implantation with a standard-length electrode and standard surgical technique in patients with some residual hearing results in complete loss of the remaining acoustic hearing [ 6 , 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Effects of Phantom Electrode Stimulation on Vocal Production in Cochlear Implant Users. (amedeo.com)
  • The purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of electrical-acoustic stimulation on vestibular function in CI patients by using the EquiTest and to help answer the question of whether electrically stimulating the inner ear using a cochlear implant influences the balance system in any way. (hindawi.com)
  • 6. The medical device of claim 5 , wherein the FGFET includes a plurality of control gates electrically coupled to the floating gate, and wherein one of the control gates is configured to receive the AC electrical signal from the at least one acoustic transducer and another of the control gates is coupled to a direct current (DC) supply. (google.ca)
  • These data, in concert with the very limited data from previous studies, provide a rationale for using a logarithmic transformation of acoustic to electric intensity in signal processors for cochlear implants. (elsevier.com)
  • A Comparison of Electrical Stimulation Levels Across Ears for Children With Sequential Bilateral Cochlear Implants. (amedeo.com)
  • In light of the fact that more than 120,000 individuals worldwide have received cochlear implants for the treatment of profound sensorineural hearing impairment (Wilson and Dorman 2008 ), clarification of the relationship between electrical stimulation of the cochlea and spiral ganglion cell viability is of paramount significance. (springer.com)
  • functional electrical stimulation (FES) the application of an electric current by means of a prosthesis to stimulate and restore partial function to a muscle disabled by neurologic lesions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In 1988, the lumbar anterior root implant and functional electrical stimulation (FES) facilitated standing and walking, respectively, for a group of paraplegics. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 85.29% ± 6.17% of worms respond to the ultrasound stimulation exhibiting reversal behaviour. (rsc.org)
  • In vivo calcium imaging shows that the activity of ASH, a polymodal sensory neuron in C. elegans , can be directly evoked by the ultrasound stimulation. (rsc.org)
  • On the other hand, AFD, a thermal sensitive neuron, cannot be activated by the ultrasound stimulation using the same parameter and the temperature elevation during the stimulation process is relatively small. (rsc.org)
  • With the advantages of confined acoustic energy on the surface, compatible with standard calcium imaging, this neuro-modulation chip could be a powerful tool for revealing the molecular mechanisms of ultrasound neuro-modulation. (rsc.org)
  • Binaural Electric-Acoustic Fusion: Speech Perception under Dichotic Stimulation A majority of hearing impaired people suffers from social isolation because they face difficulties understanding speech in noisy environment, for instance in a busy street or in a restaurant full of talkative people. (cnrs-mrs.fr)
  • Influence of test condition on speech perception with Electric-Acoustic Stimulation. (unc.edu)
  • We tested the hypothesis that: (i) the amplitude of the N1m response and (ii) its decrement during rapid stimulation are associated with the cortical neurochemistry as determined by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Despite its central role in these pathways, the nature of acoustic response properties or inhibitory signaling within the SON has not been thoroughly investigated. (physiology.org)
  • Aetna considers acoustic heart sound recording, computer analysis and interpretation experimental and investigational because of a lack of clinical studies demonstrating that this technology improves clinical outcomes. (aetna.com)
  • Cochleostomy versus round window insertions: Influence on functional outcomes in electric-acoustic stimulation of the auditory system. (unc.edu)
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been shown to improve outcomes with motor therapy after stroke. (centerwatch.com)