Publications on the Micromechanics of the Middle Ear

Alian W, Majdalawieh O, Kiefte M, Ejnell H, Bance M. The effect of increased stiffness of the incudostapedial joint on the transmission of air-conducted sound by the human middle ear. Otol Neurotol. 2013 Oct;34(8):1503-9. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182923ed0. PubMed PMID: 23928510.

Aiken SJ, Andrus JN, Bance M, Phillips DP. Acoustic stapedius reflex function in man revisited. Ear Hear. 2013 Jul-Aug;34(4):e38-51. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0b013e31827ad9d3. PubMed PMID: 23403808.

Hong P, Bance M, Gratzer PF. Repair of tympanic membrane perforation using novel adjuvant therapies: a contemporary review of experimental and tissue engineering studies. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jan;77(1):3-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.09.022. Epub 2012 Oct 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 23044356.

Bance M, Makki FM, Garland P, Alian WA, van Wijhe RG, Savage J. Effects of tensor tympani muscle contraction on the middle ear and markers of a contracted muscle. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr;123(4):1021-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.23711. Epub 2012 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 23169583.

Alian WA, Majdalawieh OF, Van Wijhe RG, Ejnell H, Bance M. Prosthetic reconstruction from the tympanic membrane to the stapes head or to the stapes footplate? A laser Doppler study. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Apr;41(2):84-93. PubMed PMID: 22569008.

Alian WA, Majdalawieh OF, Van Wijhe RG, Ejnell H, Bance M. Effect of Silastic sheeting over the round window niche on sound transmission in the intact human middle ear. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Feb;41(1):1-7. PubMed PMID: 22498261.

Bartlett C, Pennings R, Ho A, Kirkpatrick D, van Wijhe R, Bance M. Simple mass loading of the tympanic membrane to alleviate symptoms of patulous eustachian tube. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jun;39(3):259-68. PubMed PMID: 20470670.

Pennings RJ, Ho A, Brown J, van Wijhe RG, Bance M. Analysis of Vibrant Soundbridge placement against the round window membrane in a human cadaveric temporal bone model. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Aug;31(6):998-1003. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181e8fc21. PubMed PMID: 20601915.

Majdalawieh OF, Alian WA, Katlai B, Van Wijhe RG, Bance ML. Linearity and lever ratio of the normal and reconstructed cadaveric human middle ear. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Sep;29(6):796-802. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31817fdff8. PubMed PMID: 18636035.

Bance M, Campos A, Wong L, Morris DP, van Wijhe R. How does prosthesis head size affect vibration transmission in ossiculoplasty? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jul;137(1):70-3. PubMed PMID: 17599568.

Bance M, Morris DP, Van Wijhe R. Effects of ossicular prosthesis mass and section of the stapes tendon on middle ear transmission. J Otolaryngol. 2007 Apr;36(2):113-9. PubMed PMID: 17459283.

Morris DP, Wong L, van Wijhe RG, Bance ML. Effect of adhesion on the acoustic functioning of partial ossicular replacement prostheses in the cadaveric human ear. J Otolaryngol. 2006 Feb;35(1):22-5. PubMed PMID: 16527012.

Bance M, Morris DP, Vanwijhe RG, Kiefte M, Funnell WR. Comparison of the mechanical performance of ossiculoplasty using a prosthetic malleus-to-stapes head with a tympanic membrane-to-stapes head assembly in a human cadaveric middle ear model. Otol Neurotol. 2004 Nov;25(6):903-9. PubMed PMID: 15547418.

Morris DP, Bance M, Van Wijhe RG. How do cartilage and other material overlay over a prosthesis affect its vibration transmission properties in ossiculoplasty? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Oct;131(4):423-8. PubMed PMID: 15467611.

Morris DP, Bance M, Van Wijhe RG. Vibration characteristics and function of atelectatic segments in the tympanic membrane in fresh human cadaveric temporal bones. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. 2004 Apr;29(2):133-7. PubMed PMID: 15113296.

Morris DP, Bance M, van Wijhe RG, Kiefte M, Smith R. Optimum tension for partial ossicular replacement prosthesis reconstruction in the human middle ear. Laryngoscope. 2004 Feb;114(2):305-8. PubMed PMID: 14755209.