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Pearls on the presentation and diagnosis of otosclerosis

February 1, 2008  |  William H. Lippy, MD and Leonard P. Berenholz, MD

Abstract

Since the 1960s, our group has performed more than 18,000 primary and revision stapedectomies for the treatment of otosclerosis. All of the patient histories, surgical findings, and hearing results pertinent to these cases have been entered into a database at our clinic. The...

Myringostapediopexy after tympanomastoidectomy

September 1, 2007  |  Matthew Taljebini, MD; Eric P. Wilkinson, MD; Jose N. Fayad, MD

A 53-year-old man presented with chronic otitis media in the right ear and a cholesteatoma in the right ear. Audiometric testing revealed a high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss in both ears and a mixed hearing loss in the right ear.

Poststapedectomy reparative granuloma

September 1, 2006  |  Willis S.S. Tsang, FRCS (ORL); John K.S. Woo, FRCS (ORL); Michael C.F. Tong, MD

Oval window fistula

April 1, 2006  |  Arun Gadre, MD

Poststapedectomy hearing gain: Comparison of a Teflon (fluoroplastic ASTM F 754) prosthesis with a Schuknecht-type wire/Teflon prosthesis

November 1, 2005  |  Emilia Guadalupe Zepeda-López, MS; Antonio Bello-Mora, MS; Manuel Martín Félix-Trujillo, MS, MD
Abstract
We conducted a retrospective study to compare poststapedectomy hearing gain in study-eligible patients who had...

The future of stapes surgery

July 1, 2005  | 

The effect of stapedotomy on tinnitus in patients with otospongiosis

July 1, 2005  |  Adriana da Silva Lima, MD; Tanit Ganz Sanchez, MD, PhD; Renata Marcondes, MD; Ricardo Ferreira Bento, MD, PhD
Abstract
Stapedotomy is primarily performed to treat hearing loss secondary to otospongiosis, although some patients find...

Surgical-handling properties of the titanium prosthesis in ossiculoplasty

March 1, 2005  |  Marcus M. Maassen, MD; Hubert Löwenheim, MD; Markus Pfister, MD; Stephan Herberhold, MD; Jesus Rodriguez Jorge, MD; Ingo Baumann, MD; Andreas Nüsser, MD; Rainer Zimmermann, MD; Sibylle Brosch, MD; Hans P. Zenner, MD
Abstract
Despite the wide variety of ossiculoplasty techniques that are available, success rates are limited. Current use...

Ossiculoplasty in a patient with a cleft of the soft palate

February 1, 2005  |  Arun K. Gadre, MD

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