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Traditionally, surgical treatment has been the acceptable management for perforation of the pharyngoesophageal tract secondary to blunt and penetrating trauma. From July 1983 to June 1990, we managed 10 patients with this type of lesion by a conservative medical management approach. Mirror or fiberoptic flexible laryngoscopy was performed in the majority of(More)
This report analyzes the principles, describes designs, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different types of implantable middle ear hearing devices. Preliminary acute experiments using an electromagnetic transducer for an implantable hearing device of the ossicular-stimulating type were performed in cats. A miniature samarium cobalt rare(More)
Forty-two cases of inverting papilloma of the nose and paranasal sinuses were reviewed from 1972 to 1989. Forty-one patients underwent surgical excision. Of those patients followed up for at least 6 months, lateral rhinotomy was performed in 14 patients and midfacial degloving in 9 patients. The recurrence rates were 29% and 22%, respectively. The other 10(More)
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