Soft-wall reconstruction for cholesteatoma surgery: reappraisal.

  title={Soft-wall reconstruction for cholesteatoma surgery: reappraisal.},
  author={Hiroki Takahashi and Seishi Hasebe and Masaharu Sudo and Masahiro Tanabe and Kazuo Funabiki},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={21 1},
OBJECTIVE To reevaluate the validity of the soft-wall reconstruction method of the posterior meatal wall in surgeries for cholesteatomas. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. PATIENTS Subjects consisted of 52 patients (54 ears) with fresh cholesteatoma (excluding residual or recurrent cholesteatomas) who were operated by the soft-wall reconstruction method in our clinic and observed for more than 2 years after surgery, and 29 patients (29 ears) who were operated by canal-wall-down and… CONTINUE READING
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