mastoidectomy


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surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process

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Mastoidectomy is a fairly common otologic surgical procedure performed to control middle ear and mastoid pathologic conditions.
This allowed visual access to the middle ear cavity, which was obtained by means of a mastoidectomy, which is a common and routine surgical approach [18].
The patient was a 28-year-old female weighing 50 kg, scheduled for an elective mastoidectomy.
He was taken to surgery, where he underwent cortical mastoidectomy and right pressure equalization tube placement.
Consultation with an ear, nose, and throat surgeon may be appropriate if the tumor is primarily intracervical or for assistance with portions of the surgery, such as mastoidectomy, or if a team approach is otherwise anticipated.
One example is the onset of Bell's palsy following a mastoidectomy in which the seventh cranial or facial nerve has been damaged.
The Mediseus[R] Surgical Drilling Simulator allows ENT surgical residents to train on the entire cortical mastoidectomy curriculum, learning the procedure from start to finish, obtaining unlimited practice, and refining their knowledge through heavily catalogued advice and events.
Recognized causes of high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) after tympanoplasty with and without mastoidectomy include acoustic trauma from manipulation of the ossicles, the noise generated by suctioning and, in the case of mastoidectomy, the noise generated by temporal bone drilling.
In retrospect, the history of otitis media and mastoidectomy in this patient pointed toward an infectious process, even in the absence of predisposing factors such as immunosuppression or diabetes.
Tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy, and stapes surgery, 2d ed.
With the hospital re-opening during the morning he now hopes he will not have long to wait for the complex mastoidectomy.
5 mg was infiltrated in a number of patients undergoing thyroidectomy and mastoidectomy, with only a mild tachycardia and no arrhythmia noted, although arrhythmias had been noted in animal experiments (3).
The left ear canal was suctioned, revealing a posterosuperior tympanic membrane perforation and a left mastoidectomy was performed.
The highest mastoidectomy rates occurred in three neighboring zip codes of south Baltimore, a cluster of size 3 with case ratio [Theta] = 4.
29) Instead, they treated their patient with a mastoidectomy, which successfully suppressed the tinnitus without a single recurrence during a 2-year follow-up.