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Our study comprised 50 patients of allergic and vasomotor rhinitis. Seventeen patients gave history of stress and strain hence they were given Geriforte in addition to Septilin. The results of therapy were judged on following criteria: i) Symptomatic improvement. ii) Appearance of nasal mucosa before and after the therapy. Thirty-nine patients (78%) were… (More)
Twenty patients of drooling were studied. Of the 20 patients studied, 8 patients underwent bilateral chorda tympani nerve section, and 12 patients underwent bilateral chorda tympani nerve along with bilateral tympanic nerve sections. Bilateral chorda tympani nerve section in combination with bilateral tympanic nerve section is a better and more effective… (More)
During the period 1981 through 1993, 613 cases out of a total of 4340 ear operations performed, needed ossicular chain reconstruction. This excludes stapedectomy operations. Out of 613 cases, 371 were cholesteatomatous and the rest were of safe chronic otitis media. Various graft materials used in ossicular reconstruction consisted of autologous ossicles or… (More)
Our pilot study reports twenty-six cases of resolved chronic otitis media in which the human, cadaveric styloid process was used as an ossicular graft material. A maximum follow-up of one year is presented in this paper. There was no extrusion or rejection of the styloid processes. Hearing improvement with a closure of the air-bone gap to within 10-15 dB.… (More)
Various surgical approaches have been described to deal with extensive nasopharyngeal angiofibromas. These lesions, particularly those with a large intracranial extension and involving the cavernous sinus, pose a formidable surgical challenge. An extended transcranial approach was employed to resect successfully 2 such lesions.