stapes-mobilization operation

stapes-mobilization operation

n.
An operation involving the fracture of tissue that has immobilized the stapes; it is performed to restore hearing, especially in patients with otosclerosis.
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Improvement of hearing in otosclerosis by means of stapes-mobilization operation; report of results and experience.