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Synonyms for stapes

the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

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Cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSF) is an uncommon complication of stapes surgery.
The presence of the stapes determines the concept of ossicular reconstruction and partial ossicular replacement prosthesis (PORP) that can be used successfully between the intact stapes and TM graft or malleus handle.
There is a good correlation between erosion of malleus and body of incus with intraoperative findings, although long process of incus and stapes could not reliably be detected by HRCT.
In contrast to the malleus, the two other ear ossicles, the incus and stapes, appear more similar to chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.
Stapedectomy is an operation in which the stapes suprastructures and footplate are removed and replaced by prosthesis.
All of these cases also report fixation of the stapes footplate, and tympanometry reveals stiffening of the ossicular chain.
Considering the merits of John Stapes The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad and the Cambridge edition of A Personal Record in a single review involves more than the coincidence of Najder and Stapes co-editing the latter.
patient improvement analyses, trials in implanting in the oval window and on the stapes footplate, and a study of the new Esteem system implant.
The only effective treatment for otosclerosis is removal of stapes with restoration of the conduction mechanism.
It is said that Swat was filled with 1,400 imposing beautiful stapes and monasteries, which housed as many as 6,000 gold images of the Buddhist pantheon for worship and education.
High traffic shopping center anchored with a Publix and Stapes.
Otosclerosis usually occurs when the last bone in the middle ear, the stapes, can't vibrate because the abnormal bone growth makes it stick fast in the so-called window to the inner ear.
The center, which has four operating rooms, is owned by HealthSouth, an Alabama-based health care corporation, and six local limited partners, said Administrator Lynn Stapes.
Je demontre qu'a chacune des Stapes, les militantes contribuent a la construction d'un imaginaire social transforme.
The tiniest mammalian bones--the middle ear's sound-transducing trio of the stapes, incus, and malleus--most distinctively distinguish mammals from other vertebrates.