Open Tübingen titanium prostheses for ossiculoplasty: a prospective clinical trial.

  title={Open T{\"u}bingen titanium prostheses for ossiculoplasty: a prospective clinical trial.},
  author={Hans Peter Zenner and A Stegmaier and Rainer Lehner and I. H. Baumann and Rainer Zimmermann},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  volume={22 5},
OBJECTIVE The overall purpose of the study was the evaluation of the efficacy of Tübingen titanium prostheses (TTPs) for ossiculoplasty. STUDY DESIGN A two-part clinical study of 216 patients undergoing ossiculoplasty was performed. The first part was a prospective study using TTPs (n = 114). The second part involved study of historical control patients (n = 102) with gold and ceramic prostheses. INTERVENTIONS All patients underwent ossiculoplasty. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Measures included… CONTINUE READING

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