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Prognosis in the surgery of Otosclerosis

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The importance of giving the patient an accurate assessment of what his chances of a successful operation are, is stressed in this paper. Cochlear involvement is a major factor in failure, accounting by itself or in combination with other factors for 35 per cent of failures.

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    Cody, D.T.K., Helberg, D.E., Simontan, K.M.: Stapedectomy for Otosclerosis— Some causes of failure. Arch: Otolaryng: 85: 184, 1967.

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    Desmond, A. F.: Otosclerosis, An analysis of 1698 operations. Ind. J. Otol. Vol. XXII, No. 1, 11 March 1970.

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Desmond, A.F. Prognosis in the surgery of Otosclerosis. Indian J Otolaryngol 25, 183–187 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02993335

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Keywords

  • Facial Nerve
  • Successful Operation
  • Otosclerosis
  • Oval Window
  • Christian Medical College