Hearing loss with stapedotomy in otitis media.

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OBJECTIVE Stapes fixation is often found in patients with either active or inactive otitis media (OM). Stapedotomy is generally not performed in ears with OM because of the potential risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). Recent studies have demonstrated that the inner ear may be fenestrated in the presence of OM without significantly increased risk of… (More)

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@article{Falcone2003HearingLW, title={Hearing loss with stapedotomy in otitis media.}, author={Michael Falcone and Byron Gajewski and Patrick J. Antonelli}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={2003}, volume={129 6}, pages={666-73} }