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Within the remedy of otosclerosis, it is necessary that surgeons be in complete command of the numerous nuances occupied with this terribly demanding surgical procedure. Authors Chris de Souza, Marcos V. Goyocoolea, and Neil M. Sperling have written a entire textual content, Otosclerosis: analysis, overview, Pathology, Surgical innovations, and Outcomes, for otologic surgeons looking to supply therapy with the most up-tp-date surgical options. As a advisor to acting stapedectomies, this ebook is a concise and useful reduction paired with a useful atlas constructed by means of across the world said specialists. those full-color photographs and illustrations are powerful studying instruments for making sure the easiest surgical effects. additionally, the event and methods provided through those specialists were gleaned via years of luck appearing this difficult process.

The accompanying DVD comprises video clips that reveal a step by step method of acting stapedectomy techniques. The younger health practitioner learning stapes surgical procedures will locate those video clips acceptable to demanding situations particular to this surgical procedure, and professional surgeons will locate those movies to be a handy source.

With either theoretical and functional elements addressed succinctly, but completely, via contributions from the subsequent acclaimed foreign specialists, Otosclerosis: analysis, evaluate, Pathology, Surgical suggestions, and Outcomes, may be an authoritative textual content for future years:

  • Audrey P. Calzada, MD, la, CA
  • John C. Goddard, MD, l. a., CA
  • Robert okay. Jackler, MD, Stanford, CA
  • Thomas Linder, MD, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • A. G. Pusalkar, MD, Mumbai, India
  • Christoph Schlegel-Wagner, MD, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Robert Vincent, MD, Béziers, France
  • Richard J. Wiet, MD, Chicago, IL

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Am J Otol. 1998;19:541–543. 3. O’Connor C, Wiet RJ. Hearing aid use: an alternative to surgery. In: Wiet RJ, Causse JB, Shambaugh GE, Causse JR, eds. Otosclerosis (Otospongiosis). Alexandria, VA: American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Foundation Inc. 1991;129–133. 4. Lundy LB. “Ethics” of stapedectomy. Am J Otol. 1999;​ 20(1):137–138. 5. Gauthier MG. ” Am J Otol. 1999;20(1):138. 6. Gianoli GJ, Gonsoulin T, Amedee R, Tabb H, Mann W. Is stapedectomy ever ethical? Faulty premise, faulty conclusion.

As the otosclerotic process progresses the ipsilateral and contralateral reflexes get affected. Impedance (Immittance) Audiometry (Figure 5–3) Speech Audiometry Impedance tympanometry is the measurement of the tympanic membrane compliance in response to variations of air pressure in the external auditory canal. The tympanometric peak demonstrates the presence of air in the middle ear space. The location of the peak on the pressure axis serves as an indicator of middle ear pressure relative to ambient air pressure.

The surgeon will likely encounter a floating footplate if surgery is attempted. 2. Far advanced otosclerosis. Patients with hearing losses in the 90 to 100 dB range may be suitable for stapedectomy; surgery might enable them to use a hearing aid. 1. The only hearing ear. 2. Active middle ear or external ear infections. When the otosclerotic patient presents with symptoms of hydrops and has vertigo and tinnitus. These should be completely controlled. Only when the patient is symptom-free for a minimum period of 6 months can the patient be considered a suitable candidate for stapedectomy.

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