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Within the remedy of otosclerosis, it is important that surgeons be in complete command of the numerous nuances enthusiastic about this terribly not easy surgical procedure. Authors Chris de Souza, Marcos V. Goyocoolea, and Neil M. Sperling have written a complete textual content, Otosclerosis: analysis, evaluate, Pathology, Surgical ideas, and Outcomes, for otologic surgeons looking to supply therapy with the most up-tp-date surgical suggestions. As a advisor to acting stapedectomies, this publication is a concise and useful relief paired with a useful atlas constructed via across the world stated specialists. those full-color pictures and illustrations are powerful studying instruments for making sure the simplest surgical effects. additionally, the adventure and methods provided by way of those specialists were gleaned via years of luck appearing this tough technique.

The accompanying DVD comprises movies that show a step by step method of appearing stapedectomy techniques. The younger medical professional learning stapes surgical procedures will locate those movies appropriate to demanding situations particular to this surgical procedure, and professional surgeons will locate those movies to be a handy source.

With either theoretical and useful elements addressed succinctly, but completely, via contributions from the next acclaimed foreign specialists, Otosclerosis: prognosis, overview, Pathology, Surgical suggestions, and Outcomes, may be an authoritative textual content for future years:

  • Audrey P. Calzada, MD, la, CA
  • John C. Goddard, MD, l. a., CA
  • Robert okay. Jackler, MD, Stanford, CA
  • Thomas Linder, MD, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • A. G. Pusalkar, MD, Mumbai, India
  • Christoph Schlegel-Wagner, MD, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Robert Vincent, MD, Béziers, France
  • Richard J. Wiet, MD, Chicago, IL

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10. Causse JR, Causse JB, Uriel J, Berges J, Shambaugh GE, Bretlau P. Sodium fluoride therapy. Am J Otol. 1993;14(5):​ 482–490. 11. Brookler KH, Tanyeri H. Etidronate for the neurotologic symptoms of otosclerosis: preliminary study. Ear Nose Throat J. 1997;76:371–376, 379–381. 12. Boumans LJ, Poublon RM. The detrimental effect of aminohydroxypropylidene biphosphonate (APD) in otospongiosis. Eur Arch Oto-Rhino-Laryngol. 1991;248: 218–221. 13. Yasil S, Comlekci A, Guneri A. Further hearing loss during osteoporosis treatment with etidronate.

The patient usually experiences tinnitus and vertigo. Specialized Hearing Tests 1. The commonest pattern of pure-tone audiogram is the “cookie bite” audiogram (Figure 7–1). In cochlear otosclerosis the audiological pattern is one of end organ disease. 2. The Békésey audiogram is usually a type 2. Figure 7–1. Pure tone audiogram demonstrating typical cookie bite pattern. Cochlear Otosclerosis 3. There is a moderate tone decay of up to 20 dB. Speech discrimination scores of 80 to 90% are typical of cochlear otosclerosis.

CT densitometry is useful where cochlear otosclerosis is suspected. Identification of otosclerotic focus in the otic capsule. 2. Helps discern if disease is active or inactive. 3. Useful in evaluating response to fluoride therapy. It should be noted that densitometric curves of otosclerosis are undistinguishable from that occurring in Paget’s disease, osteogenesis imperfecta. The Role of MRI in Otosclerosis CT scanning is far superior to MRI in providing information when the possibility of otosclerosis is considered.

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