Antonio Caruso

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OBJECTIVES To report our personal experience in the surgical treatment of cholesteatoma in children with Down syndrome. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Tertiary care otology and skull base centers. PATIENTS Nine patients with Down syndrome were surgically treated for cholesteatoma. Two patients had bilateral disease, resulting in a total of(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to assess the usefulness of low-dose intratympanic gentamicin administration in patients with Meniere's disease (MD). MATERIALS AND METHODS We carried out a retrospective review of the charts of 55 patients with definite MD in accordance with the AAO-HNS (American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery)(More)
OBJECTIVES 1) To review the surgical and auditory outcomes and complications of cochlear implantation in cases with cochlear ossification. 2) To evaluate association between the extent and etiology of ossification to outcomes. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Otology and skull base surgery center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Charts of 40 patients(More)
To investigate the surgical and audiological outcomes of an installation of a bone-anchored hearing system (BAHS) procedure without tissue reduction using Ponto implants and abutments. Retrospective consecutive case series. Forty-nine patients, 18 years or older and eligible for treatment with a bone-anchored hearing system with tissue preservation surgery,(More)
OBJECTIVES 1) To review the surgical and auditory outcomes in patients of cochlear implantation in otosclerosis. 2) To review complications and postimplantation facial nerve stimulation (FNS). 3) To compare the auditory outcomes between patients displaying cochlear ossification to the nonossified ones. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING(More)
OBJECTIVE 1. To analyze the surgical outcomes in the management of petrous apex cholesterol granulomas (PACG) with a brief literature review.2. To evaluate the importance of wait-and-scan management option. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Quaternary referral center for otology and skull base surgery. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Charts of 55(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To describe the technique of subtotal petrosectomy (STP), to analyze the outcomes, and to review the literature STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective review. METHODS Four hundred sixty cases of STP performed for various indications were included in the study, which was conducted at a quaternary referral center for otology and skull base(More)
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