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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Role of cortical mastoidectomy in inactive, mucosal type of chronic otitis media.
Based on this, cortical mastoidectomy was performed, and per the neurosurgeon's recommendation, no removal of sigmoid sinus thrombus was performed.
1-3] Cortical mastoidectomy followed by graft application gives a good result after a preoperative evaluation under CT/MRI.
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.
Cortical mastoidectomy can be combined with type 1 tympanoplasty, which is however still controversial.
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.
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.
She underwent cortical mastoidectomy and drainage of petrous apex via infralabyrinthine approach under general anaesthesia.
The patient underwent a cortical mastoidectomy and a bony meatoplasty, and a fascia lata graft was used to line the cavity.