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
Index
199
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Page 146 - Am. 1996:29:245. [PMID: 8860923] (This article summarizes laser types and reviews their usage in the middle ear for chronic otitis media.) Sedwick JD, Loudon CL, Shelton C. Stapedectomy vs stapedotomy: do you really need a laser? Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
Page 73 - LASER is the acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
Page 147 - Eighteen Years Experience in Stapedectomy. The Case for the Small Fenestra Operation.
Page 146 - Hearing results in otosclerosis surgery after partial stapedectomy, total stapedectomy and stapedotomy. Acta Otolaryngol (Stockh) 117:94-99 Pfalz R.
Page 19 - McKenna MJ, Kristiansen AG, Haines J. Polymerase chain reaction amplification of a measles virus sequence from human temporal bone sections with active otosclerosis. Am J Otol 1996; 17:827-830.
Page 86 - McGee TM. The argon laser in surgery for chronic ear disease and otosclerosis.
Page 156 - Linthicum F: Histologic evidence of the cause of failure in stapes surgery. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 80:67-77, 1971 18.
Page 28 - Filipo R, Brody S. Sensorineural hearing loss due to cochlear otospongiosis: theoretical considerations of etiology. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1975; 85:544-551.

About the author (2004)

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

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