labyrinthectomy


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labyrinthectomy

 [lab´ĭ-rin-thek´to-me]
excision of the labyrinth.

lab·y·rin·thec·to·my

(lab'i-rin-thek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the labyrinth; a destructive operation to destroy labyrinthine function.
[labyrinth + G. ektomē, excision]

labyrinthectomy

(lăb′ə-rĭn-thĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the labyrinth of the ear.

labyrinthectomy

[lab′ərinthek′təmē]
the surgical excision of the aural labyrinth.

lab·y·rin·thec·to·my

(lab'i-rin-thek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the labyrinth; a destructive operation to destroy labyrinthine function.
[labyrinth + G. ektomē, excision]

labyrinthectomy

Surgical removal of part or all of the LABYRINTH. This operation is sometimes performed for the relief of MENIERE'S DISEASE and leads to total deafness on the same side.

labyrinthectomy

excision of the labyrinth.
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diagnosis 1 44 No No ETD 2 62 No No ETD 3 23 No No 4 51 No No 5 35 No No 6 74 No No ETD 7 71 No No 8 65 No No 9 70 No No 10 80 Yes No Acute SOM 11 54 No No 12 54 No No ETD 13 53 No No 14 72 No No 15 40 No No 16 58 No No ETD 17 69 No No 18 53 Yes No History of labyrinthectomy 19 76 Yes Yes Chronic OME 20 66 No No 21 55 No No ETD 22 58 No No ETD 23 47 No No 24 60 No No 25 63 No No 26 50 No No 27 48 No No 28 56 No No Key: ETD = eustachian tube dysfunction; SOM = serous otitis media; OME = otitis media with effusion.
Of the 2 patients with recurrence, 1 required additional gentamicin injections and 1 required transmastoid labyrinthectomy for persistent vertigo attacks.
Physical labyrinthectomy is a surgical procedure in which the surgeon removes the inner ear contents, especially the utricle and attached ampullae.
His vestibular symptoms persisted, and he ultimately required a transcanal labyrinthectomy.
Destruction of the inferior olive in rats prevents compensation after unilateral labyrinthectomy.
Exploration via a translabyrinthine approach through a postauricular incision and standard mastoidectomy/ labyrinthectomy exposed a 1-cm intracanalicular tumor in the IAM.
Labyrinthectomy was recommended, but the patient was hesitant to sacrifice the slight degree of auditory perception that remained in her right ear.
stapedectomy for otosclerosis or placement of an endolymphatic subarachnoid shunt for Meniere's disease), the surgical treatmerit of subjective tinnitus primarily involves labyrinthectomy or translabyrinthine section of the VIIIth cranial nerve.
4) Surgery is reserved for patients who still do not respond; surgical procedures include endolymphatic sac decompression, vestibular neurectomy, or labyrinthectomy.
The aim was to cure vertigo by inducing a "chemical labyrinthectomy.
Our findings indicate that the more conservative surgical procedures--endolymphatic sac surgery, cochleosacculotomy, and streptomycin perfusion--are all as effective as and less destructive than labyrinthectomy for controlling vertigo.