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In a series of 2150 patients subjected to bronchoscopy 94 (4.5%) were found to have tracheobronchomalacia. Tracheomalacia alone was diagnosed in 21 patients (22%), tracheobronchomalacia in 59 (63%)… Expand
Acute and latent mastoiditis in children.
During the period from 1974 to 1981, surgery for acute mastoiditis was performed on 12 ears, giving an annual incidence of 0.004 per cent among cases of acute otitis media. All ears made a full… Expand
Epitympanic compartment surgical considerations: reevaluation.
The epitympanic compartments and the anatomy of the atticotympanic diaphragm were examined in a pair of serially sectioned temporal bones with secretory otitis media and chronic otitis media,… Expand
Attic aeration in temporal bones from children with recurring otitis media: tympanostomy tubes did not cure disease in Prussak's space.
HYPOTHESIS Blockage of the aeration pathways to the attic may cause circumscribed or widespread alterations that are difficult to diagnose clinically. The narrow route via the posterior pouch to… Expand
Incudal folds and epitympanic aeration.
Thirty-seven temporal bones were dissected, and the posterior tympanic and epitympanic folds recorded and photographed. Histologic details were documented from four serially sectioned temporal bones,… Expand
Musculoperiosteal flap in cavity obliteration. Histopathological study seven years postoperatively.
Histopathological data are presented in a case treated by tympanomastoidectomy with partial removal of the bony posterior ear canal wall and obliteration of the mastoid cavity seven years previously.… Expand
Vestibular sensory epithelium in Meniere's disease.
Utricle and horizontal semicircular canal ampulla removed during labyrinthectomy from 11 patients with advanced Meniere's disease were studied under light and electron microscope. In light microscopy… Expand
Success in surgery for otosclerosis: hearing improvement and other indicators.
PURPOSE This retrospective study investigates the general outcome and subjective impression of patients who have undergone surgery for otosclerosis. Postoperative complaints and complications, as… Expand
Chronic bronchitis. A bronchologic evaluation.
- K. Jokinen, T. Palva, Juhani Nuutinen
- Mathematics, Medicine
- ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its…
214 patients with chronic bronchitis were subjected to bronchial studied at Päivärinne Chest Hospital during the period 1967-1973. Bronchoscopy alone gave a frequency of 30% for bronchiectases while… Expand
Interface between the facial nerve and large acoustic neurinomas. Immunohistochemical study of the cleavage plane in NF2 and non-NF2 cases.
- J. Jääskeläinen, A. Paetau, I. Pyykkö, G. Blomstedt, T. Palva, H. Troupp
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 March 1994
In acoustic neurinoma surgery, the surgeon is required to find a cleavage plane between the facial nerve and the tumor, and with the aid of the operating microscope this is usually achieved by fine… Expand