Staging in cholesteatoma surgery.

  • Delores Austin
  • Published 1989 in The Journal of laryngology and otology


Single stage surgery was used for 174 operations for cholesteatoma. The results were analysed using months at risk (actuarial) statistics. The methods of data collection and of creating a life-table for cholesteatoma follow-up are described. Ninety-one canal-down procedures are compared with 82 canal-up procedures as to the recidivism rate as well as… (More)