tympanomastoidectomy

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.

tympanomastoidectomy

mastoidectomy with tympanectomy, done as either closed cavity or open cavity.
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Long-term results of canal wall reconstruction tympanomastoidectomy.
Tympanomastoidectomy (open technique) is the primary method of choice in the treatment of cholesteatoma.
To evaluate the surgical outcomes of Myringoplasty in comparison to Tympanomastoidectomy (Type 1) in Tubotympanic type of Chronic Otitis Media (COM).
Later sections cover tympanic membrane reconstruction, ossiculoplasty, tympanomastoidectomy, hybrid tympanomastoid, and other surgical techniques.
Endoscopic technique allows minimally invasive removal of cholesteatoma with results that compare well to traditional post auricular tympanomastoidectomy.
No tympanoplasties had been performed but 1 patient had undergone tympanomastoidectomy at another hospital.
Treatment for childhood CHL may involve medical and surgical management, ranging from myringotomy and ventilation tube (grommet) insertion for persistent middle-ear effusions, tympanomastoidectomy for cholesteatoma with recon-struction of the ossicular chain, to bone-anchored hearing systems for congenital aural atresia.
As with their lab's sinus surgery simulation-based rehearsal program, Stanford's tympanomastoidectomy simulator incorporates data from the actual patient anatomy, derived from the information in merged CT and MRI scans.
8) Blakley et al found that in ears with persistent infection, the hearing outcome after tympanomastoidectomy surgery depended more on pre-operative hearing level than on the type of tympanoplasty performed.
The patient underwent an urgent right tympanomastoidectomy with unroofing of the sigmoid sinus, rightsided endoscopic sinus surgery, and a bilateral myringotomy with tube placement.
A review of the patient's personal history revealed that she had suffered from frequent otorrhea since childhood and 22 years ago had undergone a canal-wall-down tympanomastoidectomy, owing to extended cholesteatoma of the right ear.
The patient was taken to the operating room for a left tympanomastoidectomy.