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Useful Websites related to ENT Imaging 1.
An Inner Ear Primer at http://www.mcl.tulane.edu/departments/pathology/fermin/InnerEarPrimer.html
is a site crafted by Dr Ferminīs from the Department of Pathology at Tulane. The
material comprising of text interspersed with links to line diagrams gives a simplistic
view of the inner ear.
Tour of the Ear at http://ctl.augie.edu/perry/ear/ear.htm
and at http://www.augie.edu/perry/ear/hearmech.htm
has educative material on Hearing Mechanism, Disorders of Hearing, Presbycusis,
Hair Cells of Inner Ear and a special section on Journals. Created by Perry C.
Hanavan from Sioux Falls, the feature on the hearing mechanism is an illustrative
guide on Auditory Mechanisms, Conductive and Sensorineural Mechanisms, and a large
storehouse of images on Outer Middle and Inner Ear, Auditory Nerve and Pathways
beside other important structures like facial nerve.
3. The Cochlea
: a graphic tour of the inner ear's machinery is presented at http://www.sissa.it/bp/Cochlea/.
The material is available in the form of .avi movies on traveling waves physical
foundations, outer hair cells probing electromotility in situ, transduction mechanisms
a two-way system, organ of Corti mechanics electromotility and internal forces,
calcium imaging visualizing intracellular Ca2+ dynamics> Additionally, A review
on Cochlear Dynamics is available.
Ear function and CT appearance at http://www.sbu.ac.uk/~dirt/museum/ear_ct.html
is a primer on anatomy and physiology of the ear. Produced by Ian Maddison, the
educative material has digital images originally generated in 1988 under the title
"Lend me your ears... " and has sections covering categories design requirements,
protective mechanisms, transducer mechanisms, structures of the middle and inner
ear and appearances of a few pathologies.
of the larynx is an illustrative treatise available at http://numedsun.ncl.ac.uk/~nds4/tutorials/larynx/text/index.html
and specifically at http://anatome.ncl.ac.uk/tutorials/larynx/text/map.html
. Written by Dr Donal Shanahan, from the Anatomy & Clinical Skills Centre of the
Medical School at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, the material covers cartilages,
joints, membranes, muscles and nerves.
On-Line Airway Atlas at http://users.rcn.com/jsherry/airwaymap.html
has material on Adult Airway, Pediatric Airway, Facial Anomalies and Laryngoscopes.
The website created by John Sherry has illustrative material ; for example, the
Adult Airway section has many images focusing on normal Vocal Cords, Intubation
Granuloma, Hematoma, Nodule/Polyp/Leukoplakia Abscess, Cysts and Stenosis.
7. Electric Airway: Upper Airway Problems in Children is an educative
material dealing with Pediatric Airway Disease. The material created by Donna
M. Santer, M.D. and Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D. is presented at http://www.vh.org/Providers/Textbooks/ElectricAirway/ElectricAirway.html
. The topics is neatly divided into sections that comprises of introduction to
pediatric airway disease and educational objectives, anatomy, croup syndromes,
acute epiglottitis, subglottic stenosis, tracheo/laryngomalacia , summary of pediatric
airway disease and rounds off with a series of cases.
Dr. Quinn's Otolaryngology Grand Rounds Archive - 1995 - Present at
is a repository of handy educative material on Otolaryngology. Fashioned by Francis
B. Quinn, Jr., Seinsheimer Professor of Otolaryngology and Pathology from University
of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), the material is catalogued by successive years
from 1995 to present and the topics cover the spectrum of important otolaryngology
entities. These are flexibly available in a variety of formats namely Text in
pdf or html or doc and Slides in pdf, pps and ppt
Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences.
Grand Rounds Archive from Baylor College of Medicine focuses on Grand Rounds
presentations made each week. The comprehensive archive of the educative topics
dating back to July 1991 is accessible at http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/oto/grand/grand.html
. The useful list of topics are dealt with concisely and comprehensively and takes
in Laryngology, Neoplasms of the Head and Neck, Otology/Neurotology, Pediatric
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rhinology and Other
10. Head and Neck Cancer from http://www.headandneckcancer.org/
is essentially a front end web page of the American Head and Neck Society. The
offical webpage has material on clinical practice guidelines on a variety
of head and neck tumors including the elusive and dreaded unknown primary. Two
useful sections that are expected shortly are critical pathways and Otobase
a research tool for analyzing clinical data of Head and Neck Surgery.
Resource Center at http://www.dysphagia.com/
is a one stop resource for swallowing and swallowing disorders, covering sections
the topics ranging from Anatomy and Physiology, Diseases and Dysphagia to Tutorials
Temporomandibular Joint Tutorial Anatomy at http://www.rad.washington.edu/anatomy/modules/TMJ/TMJ.html
is another classic module from the Department of Radiology, U. Washington. Scripted
by Thurman Gillespy III and Michael L.Richardson, the material is elegantly covered
in separate sections under the following topics : TMJ Anatomy and Arthrography,
CT and MRI of the TMJ.
comprehensive otolaryngology links are available at ENT Net at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/otolaryngology/Pages/web5.htm
and CME 101.com at http://www.cme101.com/ent.htm
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