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Stapedectomy

Stapedectomy

Stapedectomy: Stapedectomy is surgery on the middle ear to remove the stapes bone and insert a prosthesis to correct otosclerosis, which is abnormal bone growth within the middle ear leading to hearing loss.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Stapedectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Stapedectomy:

  • Otosclerosis (hearing loss)

Non-Surgical Options: Stapedectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Stapedectomy:

Procedure Complications: Stapedectomy

Possible surgical complications of Stapedectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Stapedectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis (hearing improvement) is excellent in 90% of patients.

Stapedectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Stapedectomy: Four weeks.

Descriptions of Stapedectomy

Stapedectomy: surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear
Source: WordNet 2.1

Stapedectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Stapedectomy) include:

  • Otosclerosis surgery

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