Total reconstruction of the ossicular chain.

@article{Fisch1994TotalRO,
  title={Total reconstruction of the ossicular chain.},
  author={Ugo Fisch and Stephan Schmid},
  journal={Otolaryngologic clinics of North America},
  year={1994},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={785-97}
}
The footplate only situation remains the greatest challenge of ossicular reconstruction. This article discusses the long term results obtained with a new type of columella, the Spandrel, which combines the rigidity necessary for sound transmission with the flexibility required to comply with the dynamic movements of the neotympanum. 

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