Autograft ossiculoplasty in cholesteatoma.

  title={Autograft ossiculoplasty in cholesteatoma.},
  author={A el Seifi and B Fouad},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  volume={54 6},
  • A el Seifi, B Fouad
  • Published 1992 in
    ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its…
Although using autogenous ossicles in reconstruction offers stable hearing results with good tendency for healing and minimal extrusion, their use in cholesteatomatous ears has been criticized for the possibility of progressive osteitis, bone resorption and cholesteatoma recurrence. In the present study we have been investigating a way which affords safe re-implantation of such ossicles. Treatment by burring followed by autoclaving seems to offer an implant that is safe both bacteriologically… CONTINUE READING

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