myringostapediopexy

myringostapediopexy

 [mĭ-ring″go-stah-pe´de-o-pek″se]
fixation of the large lower portion of the tympanic membrane to the head of the stapes.

my·rin·go·sta·pe·di·o·pex·y

(mi-ring'gō-stā-pē'dē-ō-pek'sē),
A technique of tympanoplasty in which the tympanic membrane or grafted tympanic membrane is attached to the stapes.
[myringo- + L. stapes, stirrup (stapes), + G. pēxis, fixation]

myringostapediopexy

(mə-rĭng′gō-stā-pē′dē-ə-pĕk′sē)
n.
Tympanoplasty in which the tympanic membrane is brought into functional connection with the stapes.

my·rin·go·sta·pe·di·o·pex·y

(mi-ring'gō-stā-pē'dē-ō-pek'sē)
A technique of tympanoplasty in which the drum membrane or grafted drum membrane is brought into functional connection with the stapes.
[myringo- + L. stapes, stirrup (stapes), + G. pēxis, fixation]
References in periodicals archive ?
During postoperative follow-up, the patient was noted to have a shallow retraction with a myringostapediopexy (figure).
Otoscopic examination of the right ear revealed an atelectatic tympanic membrane with myringostapediopexy (figure).
Purposeful creation of myringostapediopexy surgically has been very difficult to accomplish.