stapedotomy

sta·pe·dot·o·my

(stā'pē-dot'ŏ-mē),
A surgical technique for the improvement of hearing in otosclerosis: a hole is made in the footplate of the stapes bone through which is placed the piston-shaped end of a prosthesis, the other end of which is attached to the long process of the incus bone.

stapedotomy

/sta·pe·dot·o·my/ (sta″pĕ-dot´ah-me) the surgical creation of a small opening in the footplate of the stapes.

sta·pe·dot·o·my

(stā'pĕ-dot'ŏ-mē)
A surgical technique for the improvement of hearing in otosclerosis: a hole is made in the footplate of the stapes bone through which is placed the piston-shaped end of a prosthesis, the other end of which is attached to the long process of the incus bone.
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27) Rebol recommended that stapedectomy not be performed in patients at high risk of gusher; instead, he preferred a small-hole stapedotomy.
Regarding the surgical steps of stapedotomy as described by Fisch [21] (Table 2), significant differences in favor of the endoscopic approach emerged regarding the "total" identification of the hole creation in the footplate of the stapes (85.
Stapedotomy Teflon piston (Shea type),Myringotomy grommet - PTFE (Shepard type with wire),Disposable diathermy handpiece,Disposable diathermy patient (grounding) plate for monopolar,Diaposable drapes for microscope to be used with For Department of E.
2) Small fenestra or stapedotomy is developed by Shea 1962 in which fenestration is made in footplate of stapes and proper-sized Teflon piston is inserted between the long process of incus and fenestra.
1) In stapedotomy, a small hole is performed in the fixed footplate under microscope magnification and piston prosthesis is inserted in the hole and connected to the long process of the incus from the other side.
There is one case in which stapedotomy has been shown to notably improve hearing in a 12-year-old [8].
Objectives: To compare post operative morbidity after stapedotomy with stapedectomy.
Patients fitted with prostheses after stapedectomy or stapedotomy were satisfied with the outcome and hearing benefit.
Stapes surgical techniques include stapedotomy and stapedectomy and applications such as missing stapes and stapes surgery with other surgeries.
These included laser ablation of tattoos, ablation of basal cell carcinoma of the skin, diabetic retinopathy, removal of colonic adenomas, percutaneous coronary angioplasty, percutaneous diskectomy, photodynamic therapy for bladder carcinoma, ablation of inoperable endobronchial carcinoma (lung cancer), upper gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage, ablation of carcinoma in situ of the cervix, hemorrhoidectomy, endometriosis, stapedotomy, removal of tonsils and adenoids, and ablation of urethral strictures.
In its continuous wave mode, Aura is well-suited for a variety of ENT procedures, including functional endoscopic sinus surgery, turbinectomy, tonsillectomy, stapedotomy, laryngeal surgery, and laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (treatment of snoring).
The procedure performed, called a stapedotomy, is a middle-ear operation that involves replacing one of the middle-ear ossicles in a patient with Otosclerosis.