A comparative evaluation of the Eustachian tube cartilage between healthy and diseased ears using a 3 Tesla MRI.

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Aydin N., ŞAYLISOY S., Adapinar B., ARSLANTAŞ D.

Polish journal of radiology, vol.85, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/pjr.2020.99756
  • Journal Name: Polish journal of radiology
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE
  • Keywords: 3T MRI, Eustachian tube, Eustachian tube cartilage, KNEE HYALINE CARTILAGE, OSTMANNS FATTY TISSUE, ARTICULAR-CARTILAGE
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess the Eustachian tube (ET) cartilage using 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and compare the results between healthy ears and those with a middle ear disease.