Advanced Otosclerosis: Stapes Surgery or Cochlear Implantation?

  title={Advanced Otosclerosis: Stapes Surgery or Cochlear Implantation?},
  author={Adrien A A Eshraghi and Kadri Ila and Emre Ocak and Fred F. Telischi},
  journal={Otolaryngologic clinics of North America},
  volume={51 2},
Diagnosis and treatment of advanced otosclerosis can be controversial. In 1961, House and Sheehy defined advanced otosclerosis as hearing loss in air conduction threshold by 85 dB with nonmeasurable bone conduction. Recently, the definition of advanced otosclerosis is mostly based on the decrease of speech recognition. There are some treatment modalities… CONTINUE READING