Eric Rondini-Gilli

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of partial and total ossicular reconstruction prostheses entirely made of hydroxylapatite. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of cases followed-up between 1997 and 2000. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS One hundred adult patients (60 men and 40 women) were studied. The mean age was 55 years (range, 25 to 65(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe and analyze three unusual cases of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis of the temporal bone in adults. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING A tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Three adult patients with progressive sensorineural or mixed hearing loss, vertigo, and tinnitus as presenting symptoms of Langerhans' cell(More)
OBJECTIVE To define factors predictive of outcome after ossiculoplasty in adults. MATERIAL AND METHODS From 1992 to 1998, 220 ossiculoplasties were performed for chronic otitis media in 200 patients (100 men and 90 women), average age 53 years, age range 17 - 82 years. Ninety-four patients (47%) had not undergone prior surgery (99 ossiculoplasties) and(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze outcome after otosclerosis surgery with stamedeotomy with blood clot sealing. PATIENTS AND METHODS Otosclerosis surgery was performed in 150 adult patients between 1997 and 1999 by five surgical teams (70% of the procedures were performed by senior surgeons) and followed for 18 months. Stapedotomy was carried out under general(More)
INTRODUCTION In thyroid diseases, the place of fine needle aspiration biopsy still continues to be discussed: the sensibility and specificity vary greatly in the literature. Frozen section diagnosis is necessary to form a diagnostic strategy. The objective of this study was compare the results of fine needle aspiration biopsy, frozen section diagnosis, and(More)
OBJECTIVES In order to evaluate the results of tympanoplasty in one stage middle ear cholesteatoma surgery, a retrospective study of 180 consecutive cholesteatomas operated on was undertaken. METHODS 150 single procedures and 30 revision surgeries realized between 1992 and 1997 were analysed by studying anatomical and functional results with a mean(More)
PURPOSE OF STUDY The aim of this retrospective survey was to define factors which may influence tympanic grafts results. METHODS 260 surgical procedures were retrospectively analyzed between 1992 and 1997 by studying anatomical and functional results with a mean follow-up of 18 months. RESULTS Global rate of tympanic grafts reperforation was 9.2%. At 18(More)
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