Prevention of recurrence of cholesteatoma in intact canal wall tympanoplasty.

  title={Prevention of recurrence of cholesteatoma in intact canal wall tympanoplasty.},
  author={Nobuyuki Yanagihara and Kiyofumi Gyo and Yukako Sasaki and Yasuyuki Hinohira},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={14 6},
In the treatment of cholesteatoma employing intact canal wall tympanoplasty, staging the operation and re-establishment of aeration of the tympanic cavity are required to eradicate possible causes of recurrence, cholesteatoma residue, and retraction pocket. The planned staged tympanoplasty with preventive measures for recurrence has evolved. At the second-stage operation, one of the following three types of operations was performed according to the grade of aeration and healing of tympanic… CONTINUE READING
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