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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098801
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... is inserted and the oval window is sealed withsmall pieces of connective tissue filling the oval window niche and the area between thestapes crura. The results of the new microtraumatic technique with regard to hearing weresimilar to the standard small fenestra stapedotomy (closure of the air-bone gap...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098802
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098824
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Various functions are attributed to the stapedial reflex: as a low-frequency filter, itimproves hearing in noise and serves in the protection against acoustic trauma. Our studyanalyzed 25 patients who had undergone argon laser stapedotomy with preservation of thestapedial tendon...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098840
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Objective: In order to further optimize the surgical technique with the CO 2 laser instapes surgery, a scanner system was used to obtain a footplate perforation of 0.5-0.6mmwith only one laser application (‘one-shot’ stapedotomy). Study Design: 240 patients withotosclerosis were...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098841
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... of this study was to compare the evolution of bone conduction thresholds afterprimary stapedotomy with two different techniques: skeeter versus CO 2 laser stapedotomy.Audiological data of 336 otosclerosis operations performed by 2 surgeons between 1997 and2003 were subjected to analysis. The calibrated hole...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098861
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Objective: To identify the ‘stapedotomy’ learning curve of 2 UK otolaryngologists.Study Design: A retrospective review of the outcome of the first 100 stapedotomy operationsby each surgeon. Included in the study was a postal survey of the incidence of stapessurgery by UK...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098852
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract With our growing experience with the Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB) middle ear implant,the question emerged of its indication in mixed hearing loss due to advanced otosclerosis.We describe the VSB implantation technique in primary otosclerosis performed togetherwith a stapedotomy piston...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098859
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... appropriately, the figures reflecting the surgeon’s personal experience. As a rule, suchdata are sufficient to hold up in court in the event of a lawsuit, but may be insufficient to helppatients make the most appropriate choice. We report two cases that presented complicationsfollowing stapedotomy. Both cases...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098794
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract In a prospective study, 165 total stapedectomies and 152 small fenestra stapedotomieswere performed by three experienced surgeons between 2001 and 2003. In total stapedectomy,a self-made Schuknecht steel wire connective tissue prosthesis, and in stapedotomy, a0.6-mm platinum wire...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098806
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Since 2003 we are using in our stapedotomies the Nitinol® ‘Smart’ Piston. This prosthesishas a Teflon® ‘vestibular’ end and a wire shaft made by Nitinol®, with a heat activatedself-crimping loop. Nitinol® is an alloy of Nickel + Titanium, belonging to the class of theso-called smart...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098842
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... stapes surgery out of a total of 350 surgically treated otosclerosis cases arediscussed. Group A consisted of 17 cases of revision surgery out of 274 patients who hadundergone total stapedectomy (1980-1995) and group B consisted of 4 cases out of 76patients after stapedotomy (1996-2002). Results...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-01343-6
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098809
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract An overview of various proposed sealing procedures of the oval window proposed forstapedectomy or stapedotomy are presented. These include vein graft, adipose tissue andsubstances like Gelfoam or Merogel. The advantages and pitfalls with these materials arediscussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098661
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... for the less traumatic small fenestrastapedectomy or stapedotomy. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098793
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract Since 1958, stapedotomy has been the method of choice for middle ear surgeons whooperate on patients suffering from otosclerosis, especially stiffening of the interface betweenthe stapes footplate of the middle ear and the oval window, which is a part of the cochlea ofthe inner ear...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
10.1159/000098838
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
... Abstract The invention of modern small-fenestra stapedotomy procedures using a piston-typeprosthesis resulted in a remarkable hearing improvement and at the same time in a reductionof complications compared to conventionally performed stapedectomies. These procedures,however, still contain...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
..., Louden CL, Shelton C: Stapedectomy vs stapedotomy: do you really need a laser? Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997;123:177-180. 27. Ragheb SM, Gantz BJ, Mccabe BF: Hearing results after cholesteatoma surgery: The Iowa experience. Laryngoscope 1987;97:1254-1263. 28. Bird P, Babbage M, O'Beirne G...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485541
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... following underlay myringoplasty. Audiol Neurotol 2010;15:149-154. 26. Sedwick JD, Louden CL, Shelton C: Stapedectomy vs stapedotomy: do you really need a laser? Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997;123:177-180. 27. Ragheb SM, Gantz BJ, Mccabe BF: Hearing results after cholesteatoma surgery...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 49
Published: 18 May 1995
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03153-9
EISBN: 978-3-318-03153-9
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485576
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
...-millimeter ranges, and are not well delineated by CT and MRI. Examples include necrosis of the tip of the incus, loosening of a stapedotomy piston or other ossiculoplasty prosthesis from the ossicle it is coupled to, granular changes in the tympanic membrane and very small residual or recurrent cholesteatoma...