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Reproduced with permission from:
Clinical A/Prof Low Wong Kein


The Snail Shell Hears

The name "cochlea" is derived from the Latin word for snail shell. The cochlea is a tapering fluid-filled inner-ear tube; spirally coiled to optimise space and to lower the intra-luminal fluid impedence during sound motion.

Image taken with a Nikon Coolpix 885, with good lighting.



No. 4 May 2005 Otology and Neuro-otology

Guest Editor:
WK Low FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glas), FAMS (ORL)

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Publication in Otology and Neuro-otology: Dos and Don'ts
BJ Bailey

Assessment of Vertigo
AG Kerr

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy for the Dizzy Patient
LH Tee, NWC Chee

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening in Singapore: The Need, Implementation and Challenges
WK Low, KY Pang, LY Ho, SB Lim, R Joseph

Auditory-Verbal Therapy for Children with Hearing Impairment
SYC Lim, J Simser

Recent Advances in the Treatment of Sensorineural Deafness
E Murugasu

Facial Palsy from Temporal Bone Lesions
EH Chan, HM Tan, TY Tan

Infections of the External Ear
YK Ong, G Chee

First Branchial Cleft Anomalies have Relevance in Otology and More
YS Tham, WK Low