cortical mastoidectomy

cortical mastoidectomy

A type of mastoidectomy typically used for mastoiditis, which consists of removing the mastoid air cells without affecting the middle ear.
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A cortical mastoidectomy and atticotomy were performed.
An experienced ear surgeon performed cortical mastoidectomy on each of the different models and evaluated their suitability for temporal bone dissection training.
He was taken to surgery, where he underwent cortical mastoidectomy and right pressure equalization tube placement.
The Mediseus[R] Surgical Drilling Simulator allows ENT surgical residents to train on the entire cortical mastoidectomy curriculum, learning the procedure from start to finish, obtaining unlimited practice, and refining their knowledge through heavily catalogued advice and events.
The osteoma in the mastoid antrum (patient 2) was found during a cortical mastoidectomy to treat an ear infection; in that case, the osteoma had arisen from the medial wall of the aditus.
4,5) In the present study, excision was performed in 4 of 5 patients with extracanalicular osteoma, including 1 whose tumor was found incidentally during a cortical mastoidectomy, and in 2 of 4 with EAC osteoma.
The technique involves gaining access to the posterior canal via a cortical mastoidectomy and then occluding the canal preventing endolymphatic flow and thereby rendering the canal dysfunctional.
An extended cortical mastoidectomy was drilled into a very well aerated mastoid.
The patient underwent a cortical mastoidectomy and a bony meatoplasty, and a fascia lata graft was used to line the cavity.
A cortical mastoidectomy, meatoplasty, and fascia lata grafting were performed.
Historically, the standard of therapy for IJV thrombosis secondary to lateral sinus thrombosis has been a cortical mastoidectomy along with IV antibiotic therapy.
As a general rule, the initial procedure involved only a simple cortical mastoidectomy to drain purulent discharge from the mastoid cavity.