Blast-induced tinnitus and hyperactivity in the auditory cortex of rats - Luo H, Pace E, Zhang J.

Blast exposure can cause tinnitus and hearing impairment by damaging the auditory periphery and direct impact to the brain, which trigger neural plasticity in both auditory and non-auditory centers. However, the underlying neurophysiological mechanisms of ...
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