Boston, Massachusetts – The Eye and Ear Dealers of Massachusetts face human smell on the face, stimulating the nose electrode on the face, the brain structure that listens to the nose smell. process it and send it to the deepest regions of the brain. Today's online notifications here International Allergy and Rhinology Forum, the research team shows that efforts to develop implant technology are a conceptual proof that those who have lost their sense of smell.
"Our work is an idea that deserves better scenery restoration technology," said Eric Holbrook, MD, Rhineology Chief Mass. Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Early Naturopathology. "The development of implants cockle, for example, was not accelerated, someone put an electrode into a patient's cage and found that a patient had heard the frequency of some types."
Smell loss, or annuality, has a prevalence of 5 per cent of the total population. Some cases of the year may be an underlying cause (often due to inflammation, polyps or sinus diseases, because the oils do not penetrate the oil system nerves), other cases that cause damage to the nervous sensory nose (ie, mental illness, viruses and aging) They are more complex. At this time there are no proven therapies in these cases.
The smell of our smell is not only for enjoying our lives, but also for our daily safety and well-being. The smell is based on the smoke detection, detection of a fire, detection of natural gas emissions and avoiding corrupted food. Among the elderly, estimates that more than 50% of the population over 65 have experienced odors, it is difficult to achieve proper nutrition, since the taste sensation is closely related to the sensation of smell, and reduces taste, reducing appetite in this population.
A cochlear naïve implant
According to the work done by research colleagues at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, eyes and ears were asked by the doctors about the electric stimulation of the electric aromatic bulb to make sense of human uses smell.
Describe presentations International Allergy and Rhinology Forum The report verifies this feasibility. In the report, researchers describe endoscopic procedures for the use of electrodes in five patients. Three patients described aroma sensations (including onions, antiseptics, sour cream, and fruit odor reports) due to stimulation.
The "nasal implant cochlear" doorway develops in the development of human patients. However, the authors of the study point out that the concept of an olfactory stimulant is more difficult than today's technologies. The most successful neuroprosthetic devices in the world have been marketed in the market for more than three decades in the market for over-stimulation of hearing aids to recover the hearing of people with deep auditory hearing.
"Today, we hope we can do so little for those patients, and we hope that the smell of the smell will be recovered," said Dr Holbrook. "We now know that the impulse of the electric bulb bulge can give a sense of smell and promote it."
In addition to Dr. Holbrook, the authors of the Allergy and Rhinology International Forum, including Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, Reiner B. See, MD, and Aaron G. Tripp, at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dinesh G. Nair, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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