canal wall up mastoidectomy

canal wall up mastoidectomy

a mastoidectomy in which the posterosuperior canal wall is preserved as in a complete mastoidectomy.

canal wall up mastoidectomy

A type of mastoidectomy in which the posterior and superior canal walls are left intact, via a facial recess approach.
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CONCLUSION: Single-stage CWDM with reconstruction of the posterior canal wall, ossicular chain, and tympanic membrane is a safe and reliable technique with the advantages of Canal wall up Mastoidectomy (CWUM).
Canal wall up Mastoidectomy (CWUM) preserves the normal anatomy and reduces the healing time; on the other hand, it has high residual or recurrence rates (26-45%) due to the limited surgical view.
Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic effects in terms of disease clearance and hearing improvement of canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty in otitis media.
Methods: A total of 78 patients (81 ears) with otitis media were treated by canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty.
Conclusion: Combining canal wall up mastoidectomy with Type I tympanoplasty can treat otitis media safely and effectively due to high postoperative dry ear canal rate, satisfactory reconstruction of hearing and maintenance of ear morphology.
KEY WORDS: Canal wall up mastoidectomy, Hearing reconstruction, Otitis media, Tympanoplasty.
After rational selection of indications, 78 patients (81 ears) with otitis media were treated by canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty.
They were then followed up to analyze the overall treatment outcomes Our objective was to evaluate the therapeutic effects in terms of disease clearance and hearing improvement of canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty in otitis media.
A total of 78 patients (81 ears) with otitis media who were enrolled in our hospital from March 2009 to January 2012 were treated by canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty.
Some authors prefer canal wall up mastoidectomy as hearing threshold are worse after canal wall down mastoidectomy.
In this published literature showed that number of wet ear is greater in canal wall down mastoidectomy than canal wall up mastoidectomy.
Canal wall down mastoidectomy has better disease clearance than canal wall up mastoidectomy surgery.