modified radical mastoidectomy

modified radical mastoidectomy

an operation for the management of cholesteatoma that lies lateral to the remnant of the tympanic membrane and middle-ear ossicles; involves exenteration of the remaining air cells of the mastoid process and removal of the posterior and superior walls of the external auditory canal to open the mastoid and attic of the middle ear to the outside and preserve hearing.

modified radical mastoidectomy

An operation to eradicate disease of the middle ear cavity and mastoid process, in which the mastoid and epitympanic spaces are converted into an easily accessible (exteriorised) common cavity by removing the posterior and superior external canal walls.

modified radical mastoidectomy

ENT An operation to eradicate disease of the middle ear cavity and mastoid process, in which the mastoid and epitympanic spaces are converted into an easily accessible common cavity by removing the posterior and superior external canal walls. Cf Radical mastoidectomy.

mod·if·ied rad·i·cal mas·toid·ec·to·my

(mod'i-fīd rad'i-kăl mas'toy-dek'tǒ-mē)
An operation for the management of cholesteatoma that lies lateral to the remnant of the tympanic membrane and middle-ear ossicles; involves exenteration of the remaining air cells of the mastoid process and removal of the posterior and superior walls of the external auditory canal to open the mastoid and attic of the middle ear to the outside and preserve hearing.
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[9] 2012 Modified radical mastoidectomy Garner et al.
Modified radical mastoidectomy is the surgery of choice in most patients suffering from chronic suppurative otitis media.
(2004) reported that the ABG on pure tone audiogram, 12 months following the surgery, was less than 25 dB in 38.46% of cases after closed tympanoplasty, while there was no hearing improvement after modified radical mastoidectomy [10].
We discuss a clinical, radiological, and preoperative finding of such a case with a primary EACC in a male which was managed by modified radical mastoidectomy.
Lemierre's syndrome after modified radical mastoidectomy: An unusual variant caused by Citrobacter fremii.
This procedure attempted to avoid the common complications with radical mastoidectomy and modified radical mastoidectomy. (7) There are a number of studies in the literature highlighting the disadvantages and advantages of performing cortical mastoidectomy in the surgical treatment of safe-type of CSOM.
In 2001, she underwent a left modified radical mastoidectomy, but it did not solve her problem.
and included atticotomy, radical or modified radical mastoidectomy, with or without tympanoplasty.
In this case, patient underwent Luc's abscess drainage via retroauricular approach followed by a modified radical mastoidectomy to remove all disease and to prevent future recurrence.
Following extensive stripping and retraction of occipital and cervical paraspinal muscles, a modified radical mastoidectomy was performed with skeletonization of the sigmoid sinus and amputation of the mastoid tip.
For this reason, terms such as "modified radical mastoidectomy," "radical mastoidectomy," and "tympanoplasty" were deliberately abandoned.
Modified radical mastoidectomy is eradication of disease of the attic and mastoid, both of which are exteriorized into the external auditory canal by removal of posterior meatal and lateral attic walls.

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