Theodore P. Mason

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OBJECTIVE To review the outcome in consecutive patients who have undergone complete epitympanic and mastoid obliteration and concurrent tympanic membrane reconstruction over a 53-month period. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Sixty-two ears in 56 sequential patients undergoing mastoid obliteration with(More)
The human temporal bone is a 3-dimensionally complex anatomic region with many unique qualities that make anatomic teaching and learning difficult. Current teaching tools have proved only partially adequate for the needs of the aspiring otologic surgeon in learning this anatomy. We used a variety of computerized image processing and reconstruction(More)
The human temporal bone is a 3-dimensionally complex portion of the skull that contains delicate and vital anatomic structures imbedded within dense bone. Current teaching tools have proven to be only marginally adequate for the needs of the aspiring otologic surgeon in learning this anatomy. A variety of image processing and reconstruction techniques were(More)
Catecholamine-secreting paragangliomas (CSPs) present challenges for the managing team of surgeons and anesthesiologists. Without proper preoperative management and planning, the patient is at high risk for complications and significant morbidity. A review of the literature looking at all aspects of the care of patients with CSP was performed to provide a(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine clinical and audiometric outcomes of a laser partial promontory technique in stapedotomy cases with a narrow oval window niche. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective chart review. SETTING This study was conducted at a tertiary referral center. PATIENTS We studied 59 patients who underwent a(More)
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