Several modes of ear surgery, such as radical mastoidectomy
and subtotal petrosectomy , 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
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.
: 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.