cortical mastoidectomy

cortical mastoidectomy

A type of mastoidectomy typically used for mastoiditis, which consists of removing the mastoid air cells without affecting the middle ear.
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131 patients underwent Type 1 Tympanoplasty with Cortical Mastoidectomy using Temporalis fascia as graft material.
Following regression of the findings of trismus by the 5th day of medical treatment, myringotomy and a grommet insertion, cortical mastoidectomy and abscess drainage were performed, under general anesthesia after a written informed consent was obtained from the parents of the patient (Figure 3).
Indeed, there is only one similar report in the literature of Marjolin's ulcer occurring in the postauricular region nine months after cortical mastoidectomy [11].
Based on this, cortical mastoidectomy was performed, and per the neurosurgeon's recommendation, no removal of sigmoid sinus thrombus was performed.
[1-3] Cortical mastoidectomy followed by graft application gives a good result after a preoperative evaluation under CT/MRI.
The local Information services department provided the identities of all patients who underwent either "mastoidectomy," "combined approach tympanoplasty," or "cortical mastoidectomy" surgery between January 2004 and December 2012.
A cortical mastoidectomy and atticotomy were performed.
An experienced ear surgeon performed cortical mastoidectomy on each of the different models and evaluated their suitability for temporal bone dissection training.
However, many surgeons incorporate an atticotomy and scutum reconstruction with a cortical mastoidectomy in what is considered to be "canal wall up" surgery.
Due to the severe complication of the facial nerve palsy a decision was made for surgical intervention; cortical mastoidectomy with facial nerve decompression and left middle ear exploration was performed.
Role of cortical mastoidectomy in inactive, mucosal type of chronic otitis media.
The osteoma in the mastoid antrum (patient 2) was found during a cortical mastoidectomy to treat an ear infection; in that case, the osteoma had arisen from the medial wall of the aditus.