Singular Neurectomy

  • Vittorio Colletti
  • James E. BeneckeJr.

Abstract

Section of the singular (posterior ampullary) nerve can be accomplished through a transtympanic approach. There is considerable risk to hearing with this procedure. The authors encourage surgeons who might perform this operation to use a postauricular approach to provide better exposure.

Keywords

Depression Drilling Sponge 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vittorio Colletti
    • 1
  • James E. BeneckeJr.
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.ENT Department, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of VeronaItaly
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.House Ear InstituteOtologic Medical Group Inc.Los AngelesUSA

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