Clinical-Medical Image - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2019) Volume 6, Issue 6
Author(s): Asyia Kamber Zaidi and Mubarak Khan
The Human Cochlea: The beauty is in the details. With the advent of endoscopes and high definition camera system in otology, now a detailed,
panoramic, wide angled view can be captured. This allows the surgeon to look around the corners, even with a zero degree endoscope as
compared to the microscope which provided a limited view during transcanal procedures. The Cochlea as seen through a rigid Hopkins rod
endoscope, 4 mm in diameter, zero degree with a high definition, 3-chip camera used in two handed endoscopic ear surgery human cadaveric
temporal bone dissection at Sushrut ENT Hospital and Dr Khana’s research centre, Talegaon-D, Pune, India. The images have been captured
from various angles using an endoscope-camera assembly, showing the detailed structural anatomy of the human cochlea (Figures 1-4).