Endoscopic surgery has been applied to a number of otologic
operations, including tympanoplasty, ossiculoplasty, stapedotomy, cholesteatoma surgery, and cochlear implantation.
It may represent an increased inner ear pressure or the existence of an endolymphatic hydrops in these patients, which is possibly related to their otologic
The Voxel-Man TempoSurg Virtual Reality simulator constitutes an interesting complementary tool to traditional teaching methods for training in otologic
Surgical management of otologic
disease in pediatric patients with Turner syndrome.
PharPoint Research, a North Carolina-based CRO, has received a project award from Otologic
Pharmaceuticals, a company that develops treatments for acute hearing loss, it was reported yesterday.
Sudden or progressive hearing loss is one of the otologic
manifestations of an immune-mediated inner ear disease in polyarteritis nodosa.
In addition to the otologic
exam for vestibular diseases, patients should be screened for migraine, traumatic brain injury, dysautonomia, and dysrhythmias.
* Idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL), which may be associated with new onset unilateral tinnitus, should be considered an otologic
Sixty-six contributed chapters cover the discipline, beginning with otologic
instrumentation, continuing with miscellaneous auditory canal problems, malignancies of the temporal bone, congenital malformation of the external auditory canal and middle ear, and on through the many procedures and conditions important to otologic
surgeons, ending with vascular considerations.
(5) Clinical hearing services determine the extent of audiologic and otologic
illness or injury and can provide treatment strategies.
Kim, MD, director of otologic
research at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and colleagues, showed that after an eight-week course of tai chi (45 minutes per week), patients who suffered from imbalance, dizziness, and vertigo displayed marked improvement measured on the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABC) and the Dynamic Gain Index (DGI).
abscessus group isolates have been reported from the otologic
samples of an average of 2 patients annually since 2006, as compared to 6 patients in the preceding 10 years.
The highest rate of infection occurred in the otologic
cultures, which also had the highest prevalence of clindamycin resistance of the three sites.
Adverse events were carefully monitored, with particular attention given to cardiovascular and otologic
side effects previously associated with NSAIDs and DFMO.
Practice is an essential part of otologic
(ear) surgical training.