meatoplasty

me·a·to·plas·ty

(mē'ă-tō-plas'tē),
Enlargement or other surgical reconfiguring of a meatus or canal, for example, the external auditory meatus or the urethral meatus.

meatoplasty

(mē-ăt′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Reparative or reconstructive surgery of a meatus or canal.

me·a·to·plas·ty

(mē-at'ō-plas-tē)
Surgical repair of a meatus or canal, e.g., the external auditory meatus or the urethral meatus.
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A large meatoplasty was performed by removing a segment of the conchal cartilage, and an inferiorly pedicled, periosteal-pericranial flap [18] was used to partially obliterate the mastoid cavity in all patients who underwent CWD tympanoplasty.
The graft was reposed, and the surgery was completed with a large meatoplasty.
Inadequate meatoplasty may lead to cholesteatoma formation, chronic secretion, and postoperative canal stenosis.4 In this study, we present a very rare case who presented with meatal obstruction associated with the previous surgeries.
All these patients with meatal stenosis were managed by meatoplasty, therefore, none of the patients had meatal stenosis at 6th month.
When this is not possible, meatoplasty (surgical opening of the urethral meatus through simple incision) will be required.
A radical right mastoidectomy was performed that involved the removal of posterior and superior canal wall, meatoplasty, and exteriorisation of middle ear.
Meatotomy or meatoplasty may be required and postoperative topical steroid may be useful to reduce the risk of restenosis.
Known causes of failed CWD mastoidectomies that often result in revision surgery include an inadequate meatoplasty, a facial ridge that is too high, residual diseased air cells, and recurrent cholesteatoma.
Meatoplasty was performed in one and MAGPI was carried in the second case.
He stated that we do canaloplasty and meatoplasty which can be performed in small towns as well.
Viral reactivation may also follow local trauma of the skin branches of the facial nerve subsequent to the elevation of the tympanomeatal flap in any type of ear surgery (tympanoplasty, meatoplasty, etc.).