Jorge L Merán Gil

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OBJECTIVE To perform a five-year study of hearing evolution in patients undergoing myringoplasty to determine whether eardrum repair correlates with improved hearing. We also studied factors that might predispose to failure and their usefulness as prognostic factors. MATERIAL AND METHOD In a serial case study, we reviewed all myringoplasties performed at(More)
We present a clinical-surgical case of a 72-year-old woman referred from another Hospital due to presentation of otorrhagia following myringotomy. We later determined by means of imaging studies that it was a case of an aberrant internal carotid artery. All masses in the middle ear, especially pulsing masses, must be studied by imaging methods such as(More)
OBJECTIVE The main objective of our study is to identify whether there is measurable audiometric deterioration in patients undergoing stapedotomy with a follow-up of more than eight years. MATERIAL AND METHOD We conducted a retrospective clinical study in which we reviewed a total of 150 case histories of patients with stapedotomy at our department(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of cochlear implantation in patients with disabling tinnitus. MATERIALS We conducted an evaluation of the effect of cochlear implantation on the development of disabling tinnitus. Three adults with pre-implantation tinnitus, implanted in our hospital, were evaluated for postlingual hearing loss. Patients were evaluated(More)
The middle fossa approach is a surgical technique that is very useful for lateral skull base surgery. However, it is true that it has limited surgical indications and implementation due to its technical complexity. We present our experience in 10 patients in whom the middle fossa approach was the treatment of choice because of the extent of the injury and(More)
UNLABELLED The thyrogloss cysts present themselves usually as unique tumorations in the anterior cervical zone, more frequently in the second decade of life and affecting equally the two sexs. They move typically with the movements of deglution and can increase its volume with infections processes. In seldom occasions, the thyrogloss cysts can present(More)
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