atresia

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an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent

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A later study demonstrated the superior benefit of a CC hearing device, especially in patients with postoperative aural atresia [14].
This fourth pathway in fibrotic aural atresia is termed the fibrotic tissue pathway of CC (Figure 1(b)).
In order to test this hypothesis, BC and CC thresholds were measured for outpatients in our hospital with fibrotic aural atresia that had already been diagnosed using computed tomography (CT) scans.
In 2002, Cremers reviewed surgical outcomes in 12 series of patients with acquired aural atresia and reported promising results.
Computer-aided virtual surgery for congenital aural atresia.
9) The primary factors in deciding whether to operate on congenital or acquired aural atresias are the severity of the heating impairment and the risk of cholesteatoma.