stapedectomy


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sta·pe·dec·to·my

 (stā′pĭ-dĕk′tə-mē, -pē-)
n. pl. sta·pe·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the stapes.

[New Latin stapēs, stapēd-, stapes; see stapes + -ectomy.]

stapedectomy

(ˌstæpɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
surgical removal of the stapes

sta•pe•dec•to•my

(ˌsteɪ pɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
a microsurgical procedure to relieve deafness by replacing the stapes of the ear with a prosthetic device.
[1890–95; < New Latin staped-, s. of stapēs stapes + -ectomy]
sta`pe•dec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.

stapedectomy

Surgery to remove a diseased stapes (a small bone in the ear).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stapedectomy - surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

sta·pe·dec·to·my

n. excisión del estribo para mejorar la audición.

stapedectomy

n (pl -mies) estapedectomía
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Correlations among surgical variations (total or partial stapedectomy, placement of a prosthesis), hearing outcomes, and the incidence of postoperative complications (postoperative CSF leak and vertigo) were studied.
Causes of conductive hearing loss after stapedectomy or stapedotomy: a prospective study of 279 consecutive surgical revisions.
Though usually idiopathic, BPPV may be secondary to head injury, ear surgery like stapedectomy or cochlear implant surgery.
The chorda tympani nerve courses through the middle ear and is thus susceptible to damage during ear surgeries, such as stapedectomy [sup][1] and cochlear implantation.
The effect of auditory stimulation on the tensor tympani in patients following stapedectomy.
The World Congress on Endoscopic Ear Surgery will feature key opinion leaders in the global otology community, distinguished keynote speakers, and panellists covering topics such as endoscopic, anatomy, endoscopic facial nerve and inner ear surgery, endoscopic stapedectomy and more.
Stapedectomy is an operation in which the stapes suprastructures and footplate are removed and replaced by prosthesis.
I ended up having a stapedectomy a year ago, and my hearing improved to 90% of normal.
Patients and Methods: Forty eight patients were included in this study and were divided into two groups; 14 patients underwent stapedectomy and 34 patients underwent stapedotomy.
Middle ear surgery: Laser assisted stapedectomy and Laser CO2 Laser myringotomy Fig 2: Improvement of nasal stuffiness among different groups of patients immediately post-operatively.
Patients fitted with prostheses after stapedectomy or stapedotomy were satisfied with the outcome and hearing benefit.