Otosclerosis and Stapedectomy: Diagnosis, Management, and Complications

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Thieme, 2004 - Medical - 212 pages
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Co-authored by leading specialists, this comprehensive and current book provides a detailed and practical discussion of otosclerosis patient diagnosis, treatment, and management.

The book presents a step-by-step account of stapedectomy surgery, and also covers: the pros and cons of all lasers including the latest erbium lasers and their current applications; the analysis of recent otosclerosis studies using CT scanning and audiometry as parameters; stapedectomy versus stapedotomy; frequent complications encountered in otosclerosis surgery; and much more!

Key features:

  • Walks beginners through the fundamental steps necessary to fully understand otosclerosis and stapedectomy
  • Solutions to difficult problems encountered daily by experienced otologists
  • Special chapters on revision and laser stapedectomy surgeries
  • Practical quiz that helps reinforce all the salient features of the book

Appealing to the novice as well as the experienced professional, this book is a key resource for any practitioner in the field - general ENT specialists, ENT surgeons, as well as medical students and otology fellows. Use this book to keep up-to-date on this important topic.

 

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Contents

The Historical Background of Otosclerosis
1
The Pathology of Otosclerosis
3
Physical Examination and Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis
23
Audiological Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis
31
Radiological Imaging of Otosclerosis
41
Cochlear Otosclerosis
51
Medical Treatment of Otosclerosis
59
Hearing Aids and Otosclerosis
69
Poststapedectomy Perilymph Fistulae
129
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Immediately Following Stapedectomy
137
Stapedectomy versus Stapedotomy
141
Bilateral Otosclerosis
149
Special Conditions and Complications in Otosclerosis Surgery
157
Otodystrophies
169
The Biomechanics of Stapes Replacement
183
Quiz
189

Lasers in Otosclerosis
73
Stapedectomy
89
Obliterative Otosclerosis
119

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About the author (2004)

Clinical Professor Emeritus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Nashville, Tennessee

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