Effects of Early Surgical Exploration in Suspected Barotraumatic Perilymph Fistulas

@inproceedings{Park2012EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Early Surgical Exploration in Suspected Barotraumatic Perilymph Fistulas},
  author={Ga Young Park and Hayoung Byun and Il Joon Moon and Sung Hwa Hong and Yang-Sun Cho and Won-Ho Chung},
  booktitle={Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES Treatment of traumatic perilymph fistula (PLF) remains controversial between surgical repair and conservative therapy. The aim of this study is to analyze the outcomes of early surgical exploration in suspected barotraumatic PLF. METHODS Nine patients (10 cases) who developed sudden sensorineural hearing loss and dizziness following barotrauma and underwent surgical exploration with the clinical impression of PLF were enrolled. Types of antecedent trauma, operative findings… CONTINUE READING

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