Transcanal endoscopic management of cholesteatoma.

  title={Transcanal endoscopic management of cholesteatoma.},
  author={Muaaz Tarabichi},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  volume={31 4},
OBJECTIVE To assess the advantages and disadvantages of using endoscopic technique in the management of cholesteatoma. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING Private otology practice. PATIENTS Patients with cholesteatoma of the temporal bone presenting over a 16-year period to a single otologist. INTERVENTION(S) Primary endoscopic surgery for removal of the cholesteatoma and further reconstruction and monitoring of patients. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Clinical evidence of… CONTINUE READING