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Cappaert, N.L.M. (author), Klis, S.F.L. (author), Muijser, H. (author), Kulig, B.M. (author), Ravensberg, L.C. (author), Smoorenburg, G.F. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
The present study was designed to compare the ototoxic effects of volatile ethyl benzene in guinea pigs and rats. Rats showed deteriorated auditory thresholds in the mid-frequency range, based on electrocochleography, after 550-ppm ethyl benzene (8 h/day, 5 days). Outer hair cell (OHC) loss was found in the corresponding cochlear regions. In...
article 2002
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van der Wilt, G.J. (author), Reuzel, R. (author), Banta, H.D. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Health technology assessment (HTA) consists of the systematic study of the consequences of the introduction or continued use of the technology in a particular context, with the explicit objective to arrive at a judgment of the value or merit of the technology. Ideally, it is aimed at assessing all aspects of a given technology or group of...
article 2000
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Cappaert, N.L.M. (author), Klis, S.F.L. (author), Muijser, H. (author), de Groot, J.C.M.J. (author), Kulig, B.M. (author), Smoorenburg, G.F. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Exposure to organic solvents has been shown to be ototoxic in animals and there is evidence that these solvents can induce hearing loss in humans. In this study, the effects of inhalation of the possibly ototoxic solvent ethyl benzene on the cochlear function and morphology were evaluated using three complementary techniques: (1) reflex...
article 1999
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Smoorenburg, G.F. (author), van Heusden, E. (author), Instituut voor Zintuigfysiologie TNO (author)
Some preliminary results of a research program on the effects of noise traumata on cochlear functioning are given. Measurements reported here include: the latency of the whole-nerve (compound) action potential (AP), the selectivity of frequency-tuning curves (e.g., the Q10-values) measured for the AP (with a forward-masking technique) and for...
article 1979
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