Head of stapes | definition of head of stapes by Medical dictionary
head of stapes
head of sta·pes [TA]
the portion of the stapes that articulates with the lenticular process of the incus.
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Reflective beads were placed on the BM at different longitudinal locations and on the head of stapes
, as shown in Figure 1(a).
In type-III the malleus and incus are damaged and the graft is placed directly to the head of stapes
. In type-IV the stapes crura are damaged as well and the graft is placed over the mobile stapes footplate while in type-V stapes footplate is fixed which is repaired.
Malleus and head of stapes