labyrinthectomy


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lab·y·rin·thec·to·my

n. laberintectomía, excisión del laberinto.
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Recovery of vestibulogastrointestinal symptoms during vestibular compensation after unilateral labyrinthectomy in rats.
Successful electrode insertion has been achieved by drilling out the obliterated portion of the basal turn (2) or by performing a partial labyrinthectomy to gain access to the round window and allow electrode insertion (7).
Labyrinthectomy in patients with severe Meniere's disease uncontrolled by drugs and lifestyle changes and where hearing is no longer adequate, a labyrinthectomy has a 95 per cent success rate in eliminating major spells.
One of them, examined on the same day as his MRI, had undergone labyrinthectomy on the side ipsilateral to reported findings of mastoiditis.
The 20 patients with recurrence required additional gentamicin injections, plus vestibular neurectomy in 2 of them and transmastoid labyrinthectomy for persistent vertigo attacks in 1.
Note that for states that use the CPT coding system, counts include all procedures that involved a mastoidectomy, including complete mastoidectomy, modified radical mastoidectomy, radical mastoidectomy, transmastoid antrotomy, petrous apicectomy including radical mastoidectomy, all revision mastoidectomy procedures, tympanoplasty with antrotomy or mastoidectomy, tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy, mastoid obliteration, and labyrinthectomy with mastoidectomy.
Labyrinthectomy is a last resort procedure to treat severe vertigo, usually in patients with Meniere disease who have failed all conservative medical and surgical means of treatment, especially when the disease is predominantly unilateral.
The type of surgical procedures included myringoplasty, tympanoplasty, tympano-ossiculoplasty, tympanomastoidectomy, perilymph fistula repair, and labyrinthectomy.
Destruction of the inferior olive in rats prevents compensation after unilateral labyrinthectomy.
Exploration via a translabyrinthine approach through a postauricular incision and standard mastoidectomy/ labyrinthectomy exposed a 1-cm intracanalicular tumor in the IAM.
Labyrinthectomy was recommended, but the patient was hesitant to sacrifice the slight degree of auditory perception that remained in her right ear.
stapedectomy for otosclerosis or placement of an endolymphatic subarachnoid shunt for Meniere's disease), the surgical treatmerit of subjective tinnitus primarily involves labyrinthectomy or translabyrinthine section of the VIIIth cranial nerve.