Otosclerosis and Stapedectomy: Diagnosis, Management, and Complications
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!
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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The Historical Background of Otosclerosis
The Pathology of Otosclerosis
Physical Examination and Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis
Audiological Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis
Radiological Imaging of Otosclerosis
Medical Treatment of Otosclerosis
Hearing Aids and Otosclerosis
Poststapedectomy Perilymph Fistulae
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Immediately Following Stapedectomy
Stapedectomy versus Stapedotomy
Special Conditions and Complications in Otosclerosis Surgery
The Biomechanics of Stapes Replacement