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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485545
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... Abstract Middle ear hearing reconstruction is unpredictable. Difficulties arise because of host factors, such as ventilation or scarring, surgical technique factors, such as prosthesis placement and stabilization, and design and mechanical factors influencing the properties of the prosthesis...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098805
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Objective: Crimping of the stapes prosthesis might result in injury to the incus.Attachment is often not tight. Facilitated fixation of a stapes prosthesis could improvesurgery and provide more stable results. Materials and Methods: After the development ofa unique titanium clip over...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098807
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract A new prosthesis for malleus-grip stapedectomy is presented: the Clip® Piston MVPaccording to Häusler. The titanium piston is equipped with a self-fixing clip mechanism forautomatic fixation of the prosthesis on the proximal malleus handle as well as a ball andsocket articulation...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098806
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... and the uniformity ofthe loop grip was controlled by examining fresh temporal bone specimens by S.E.M.(x21 / 166) and in all specimens the loop was uniformly surrounding the ossicle, without‘dead’ spaces. It is our feeling that this prosthesis is very useful in stapes surgery for at leasttwo reasons: 1. because...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 76
Published: 11 February 2015
10.1159/000368014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02787-7
... a multidisciplinary approach involving multiple modalities of treatment and specialties. Prosthetic Terminology Several appliances are employed to correct velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI), as follows: (1) Obturator/speech aid prosthesis (2) Palatal lift (3) Combination of all of the above...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... for ossiculoplasty. Am J Otol 1998;19:273-276. 9. Kerr AG: Proplast and plastipore. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 1981;6:187-191. 10. Dornhoffer J: Hearing results with the Dornhoffer ossicular replacement prosthesis. Laryngoscope 1998;108(4 pt 1):531-536. 11. Pringle MB, Sunkaraneni VS, Tann N...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 68
Published: 03 May 2010
10.1159/000314563
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9317-5
... Abstract An auricular prosthesis is an artificial substitute for the auricle; the term epithesis is used synonymously. A myriad of materials have been used in the long history of anaplastology. However, the breakthrough came with the introduction of modern silicones and their colorings. While...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098802
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Four hundred and twelve consecutive stapes operations for otosclerosis performed bythe author were analyzed. A fat wire stapedectomy prosthesis (Schuknecht) was used in 160cases and a Fisch Teflon wire piston in 252 ears. Ninety-four percent of the patients with a fatwire prosthesis...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 67
Published: 25 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9287-1
... nerve compound action potentials evoked by electric pulse trains. Hear Res 2005;202:141-153 8. Abbas PJ, Miller CA, Robinson BK, Jeng FC, Nourski KV: Effects of remaining hair cells on cochlear implant function. Fourth Quarterly Progress Report Neural Prosthesis Program Contract N01-DC-2-1005NI 2003...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098804
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... at the Otosurgery Department, Medical University of Lodz, Poland, from1980 to 2002were included in the study. All patients were divided into four groups: group 1(n = 54): interposition using Portmann’s method; group 2 (n = 160): stapes replaced with theShea-type prosthesis; group 3 (n = 60): platinum wire...