atticoantrotomy

atticoantrotomy

 [at″ĭ-ko-an-trot´ah-me]
surgical exposure of the epitympanic recess (attic) and mastoid antrum.

atticoantrotomy

(at″ĭ-kō-an-trot′ŏ-mē) [ attic + antrotomy]
Surgical opening of the attic and mastoid antrum of the ear.
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For instance, mastoid obliteration was described in only two classifications, [30, 33] and techniques that are often used during an endoscopic approach (atticotomy and atticoantrotomy) are missing in some mastoid classifications [30, 35].
Clinical results of atticoantrotomy with attic reconstruction or attic obliteration for patients with an attic cholesteatoma.
An atticotomy is performed for wider exposure; if need be, an atticoantrotomy can be enlarged for a better view of the horizontal semicircular canal (figure 2).