modified radical mastoidectomy

modified radical mastoidectomy

an operation for the management of cholesteatoma that lies lateral to the remnant of the tympanic membrane and middle-ear ossicles; involves exenteration of the remaining air cells of the mastoid process and removal of the posterior and superior walls of the external auditory canal to open the mastoid and attic of the middle ear to the outside and preserve hearing.

modified radical mastoidectomy

An operation to eradicate disease of the middle ear cavity and mastoid process, in which the mastoid and epitympanic spaces are converted into an easily accessible (exteriorised) common cavity by removing the posterior and superior external canal walls.

modified radical mastoidectomy

ENT An operation to eradicate disease of the middle ear cavity and mastoid process, in which the mastoid and epitympanic spaces are converted into an easily accessible common cavity by removing the posterior and superior external canal walls. Cf Radical mastoidectomy.

mod·if·ied rad·i·cal mas·toid·ec·to·my

(mod'i-fīd rad'i-kăl mas'toy-dek'tǒ-mē)
An operation for the management of cholesteatoma that lies lateral to the remnant of the tympanic membrane and middle-ear ossicles; involves exenteration of the remaining air cells of the mastoid process and removal of the posterior and superior walls of the external auditory canal to open the mastoid and attic of the middle ear to the outside and preserve hearing.
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This procedure attempted to avoid the common complications with radical mastoidectomy and modified radical mastoidectomy.
In 2001, she underwent a left modified radical mastoidectomy, but it did not solve her problem.
and included atticotomy, radical or modified radical mastoidectomy, with or without tympanoplasty.
In this case, patient underwent Luc's abscess drainage via retroauricular approach followed by a modified radical mastoidectomy to remove all disease and to prevent future recurrence.
Following extensive stripping and retraction of occipital and cervical paraspinal muscles, a modified radical mastoidectomy was performed with skeletonization of the sigmoid sinus and amputation of the mastoid tip.
Modified radical mastoidectomy is eradication of disease of the attic and mastoid, both of which are exteriorized into the external auditory canal by removal of posterior meatal and lateral attic walls.
Some 6 weeks later, the patient underwent a left modified radical mastoidectomy to eradicate the primary focus of cholesteatoma.
Modified radical mastoidectomy with canal wall down procedure is the most common surgical technique used for eradication of disease as well as facial nerve decompression.
They can be managed surgically in a variety of manners, including (1) tympanoplasty, (2) tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy, (3) modified radical mastoidectomy, or (4) radical mastoidectomy.
One view was to take up the patient for urgent modified radical mastoidectomy to prevent recollection of pus and other was to wait for the biopsy report.
Two patients who underwent modified radical mastoidectomy (1 in each group) had symptoms for less than 1 month, and 1 (in the uncut group) had symptoms for less than 3 months.
INTRODUCTION: Modified radical mastoidectomy is a well-established technique for the treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media with cholesteatoma.

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