[The length of the piston in otosclerosis surgery].

  title={[The length of the piston in otosclerosis surgery].},
  author={Didier Portmann and Marcelo Alcantara and Marcelo Vianna},
  journal={Revue de laryngologie - otologie - rhinologie},
  volume={128 1-2},
UNLABELLED The measurement of the piston is always described as a significant stage of the surgery but its length is never clearly defined. OBJECTIVE The goal of this work is to determine the length of the prosthesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS From May 2003 to May 2005, 128 patients with otosclerosis, diagnosed on the basis of their clinical history and their audiogram, were included in this prospective study. Some of them were revision surgeries. The prosthesis generally used was the Portmann… CONTINUE READING