Choice of Mode of Ear Surgery

  • Haruo Takahashi


Since tympanoplasty was carried out as a routine procedure in surgery for chronic otitis media (particularly for patients with cholesteatoma) for several decades, various techniques and procedures have been developed and reported by almost every otological surgeon. However, there appear to be several issues which are still controversial and remain unsolved. Some examples are listed below.


Eustachian Tube External Auditory Canal Chronic Otitis Medium Tympanic Cavity Mastoid Cavity 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Haruo Takahashi
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  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyOtsu Red Cross HospitalOtsuJapan

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