fenestration operation

fen·es·tra·tion op·er·a·tion

a rarely used surgical procedure producing an opening in the horizontal semicircular canal through a mastoid cavity to improve hearing in hearing impairment of the conduction type due to otosclerosis.
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2] In 1952, Rosen gained recognition for rediscovering mobilization during a fenestration operation, and he reintroduced it as a treatment for otosclerosis.
Both the Otic Solution and Otic Suspension are used to treat patients with bacterial infections in the external ear canal, the Pediotic Suspension for children with infections following the removal of a mastoid or fenestration operation in the ear.