Surgery or implantable hearing devices in children with congenital aural atresia: 25 years of our experience.

@article{Jovankoviov2015SurgeryOI,
  title={Surgery or implantable hearing devices in children with congenital aural atresia: 25 years of our experience.},
  author={Andrea Jovankovi{\vc}ov{\'a} and Roman Stan{\'i}k and Samuel Kunzo and Lucia Maj{\'a}kov{\'a} and Milan Profant},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={975-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Congenital aural atresia and ear deformities have been the subject of serious discussions for centuries. These malformations are associated with significant aesthetic and functional problems. Outcome of the surgical solution is rarely optimal. Despite the gradual improvement of surgical techniques the surgery still remains associated with very limited short-term and mainly long-term functional outcome. Therefore, the priority treatment in modern otology becomes implantable devices… CONTINUE READING