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surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process

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Almost half (45%) of the surgeries were revisions of previous CWD mastoidectomies.
Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) data for fiscal year (FY) 2011 were used to determine the number of revision CWD mastoidectomies in Illinois.
We used the IHA's database rather than the Medicare/Medicaid national databases because we considered it to be more representative of the population of mastoidectomies.
2,6-7 Radical and modified radical mastoidectomies are usually required in the treatment of extensive cholesteatoma or granulations and also required considerabl more bone work utilizing mastoid drill.
In this article, we describe our estimate of the number of mastoidectomies performed in the U.S., which we based on information reported to the federal government for 2002.
(4) Therefore, a 99% confidence interval would suggest that Medicare funded between 1.68 and 1.79 mastoidectomies for every 10,000 persons aged 65 years or older in 2002.
population to be 287.973 million in 2000, (4) we estimated that the number of mastoidectomies performed in the U.S.
Of the 53 mastoidectomies, 29 (54.7%) had been performed on patients with a clinical subperiosteal abscess in the mastoid region, 14 (26.4%) on patients who had not responded to conservative treatment, 3 (5.7%) on patients with meningitis, 3 on patients with facial nerve paralysis, 1 (1.9%) on a patient with perisinus abscess, 1 on a patient with subdural empyema, 1 on a patient with an epidural abscess and cavernous sinus thrombosis, and 1 on a patient with suspected sigmoid sinus thrombosis.
Of the 14 mastoidectomies that had been performed because conservative treatment had failed, 4 were performed between 24 and 48 hours after admission; a subperiosteal abscess was found in 3 of these cases, one of which had been underdiagnosed on computed tomography (CT).
In all, 6 of the 53 mastoidectomies were performed on patients who had an intracranial complication; this group was made up of 3 males and 3 females aged between 1 and 75 years (3 children and 3 adults).
Since the introduction of penicillin and sulfonamides in the 1930s, there has been a significant reduction in the incidence of both the complications of acute otitis media and the number of required mastoidectomies. (9) Mawson in 1963 (10) and Goodbill in 1979 (11) reported that the use of antibiotics had resulted in a change in the complications of acute otitis media, one of which was the emergence of a new complication sequence.
In the Aboriginal population, mastoidectomies don't seem to have made much of an improvement.
Doyle points out, "The device will be primarily used as a postoperative dressing devise for mastoidectomies, tympanomastoidectomics, and tympanoplasties, but it will also be useful after external ear surgery, as a protective covering to diminish postoperative pain.