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stapedectomy

[‚stā·pə′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical reconstruction of the junction of the ossicular chain of the middle ear with the oval window of the inner ear, fixed in place by otosclerosis.
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Fisch demonstrated that by using this technique, the restoration of the air-bone gap (ABG) (conductive loss) with stapedotomy as compared to stapedectomy was equivalent at lower frequencies (0.5kHz-2kHz) and better at high frequency (4kHz).
Complications following endoscopic stapedectomy are also analysed.
(1) Delayed facial palsy may occur several days or weeks following uneventful stapedectomy, stapedotomy, or tympanoplasty.
The medical records of equal number of patients (25 patients with stapedotomy and 25 patients with stapedectomy) were analyzed for hearing improvement or deterioration, postoperative nausea, vomiting, vertigo, nystagmus, perilymph fistula, reparative granuloma, labyrinthitis, tinnitus and perforation of the tympanic membrane.
Surgical treatment of otosclerosis revolves around stapedectomy and stapedotomy.
Patients were satisfied with the outcome and hearing benefits of stapedectomy or stapedotomy which, in experienced hands and appropriate patient selection, is safe and effective, with a success rate of more than 90%.
Parkhill agreed, and on April 5, 1979, she was admitted to Delaware County Memorial Hospital for a stapedectomy. On April 6, 1979, Dr.
An operation called a stapedectomy can also be performed, in which the the bone is replaced by a tiny piston so that sound can travel to the inner ear.
Individuals with conductive loss tha tis severe and progressive may be helped with a surgical procedure known as a stapedectomy. In this procedure, the fixed foot process of the stapes is replaced by a prosthesis that allows for the normal propagation of sound waves to the inner ear.
In an operation called a stapedectomy, a surgeon (otolaryngologist or otologist) bypasses the diseased bone with a prosthetic device that allows sound waves to be passed to the inner ear.
Luckily for Florence, her condition was correctable by a relatively new surgical procedure, called a stapedectomy, which involved removing the bones of the inner ear and replacing them with prostheses made of stainless steel and Teflon.