radical mastoidectomy

rad·i·cal mas·toid·ec·to·my

an operation for the management of extensive cholesteatoma; involves exenteration of the remaining mastoid air cells and removal of the posterior and superior walls of the external auditory canal and the remnants of the tympanic membrane and middle-ear ossicles to exteriorize the mastoid cavity and middle ear through the external auditory canal.

radical mastoidectomy

A type of mastoidectomy that consists of the removal of the posterior and superior canal walls, meatoplasty and exteriorisation of the middle ear.

radical mastoidectomy

ENT An operation to eradicate disease of the middle ear cavity and mastoid process, in which the mastoid, epitympanic, and mesotympanic spaces are converted into an easily accessible common cavity by removing the posterior and superior external canal walls. Cf Modified radical mastoidectomy.
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Several modes of ear surgery, such as radical mastoidectomy and subtotal petrosectomy [12], may have an adverse impact on these osseous BC mechanisms.
Modified radical mastoidectomy is the surgery of choice in most patients suffering from chronic suppurative otitis media.
Fungal MOE is a refractory disease, and therefore, radical mastoidectomy is required in the majority of cases (27).
Out of the 12 patients, 10 (83%) had undergone radical mastoidectomy and 2 had undergone stapedectomy.
(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].
Kiddee, "Gradenigo's syndrome secondary to chronic otitis media on a background of previous radical mastoidectomy: a case report," Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol.
In the last surgery which was performed approximately 4 years prior to presentation, the patient underwent right radical mastoidectomy due to recurrent cholesteatoma.
Lemierre's syndrome after modified radical mastoidectomy: An unusual variant caused by Citrobacter fremii.
Can early second-look tympanoplasty reduce the rate of conversion to modified radical mastoidectomy? Acta Otolaryngol.
Radical mastoidectomy: its place in otitic intracranial complications.
In 2001, she underwent a left modified radical mastoidectomy, but it did not solve her problem.
The most frequent symptom, general sign, otological sign, intracranial complication, surgical procedure and morbidity were otorrhoea 35(100%), raised temperature 27(77.14%), cholesteatoma 24(68.57%), meningitis 14(40%), radical mastoidectomy 23(65.71) and epilepsy 3(8.57%) respectively with no mortality.