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Published by Kugler Pubns B V (Medical) .
Written in English


  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT),
  • Medical

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12848133M
ISBN 109062990614
ISBN 109789062990610

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Otosclerosis. Otosclerosis is a condition involving fixation of one of the little bones in the middle ear. The sound waves are not transmitted through the fixed bones and produce a hearing loss. The disease usually starts in early adulthood and progresses over a period of . The word otosclerosis is derived from Greek. It means abnormal hardening of body tissue (sclerosis) of the ear (oto). The story behind otosclerosis. While the medical and research communities understand what happens to the ear as a result of otosclerosis, what actually triggers the disorder remains uncertain. Current thinking leans toward the. An evidence-based approach for optimal management Co-authored by leading specialists, this comprehensive and current book provides a detailed and practical discussion of otosclerosis patient diagnosis, treatment, and management. The book presents a step-by-step account of stapedectomy surgery, and also covers: the pros and cons of all lasers including the latest erbium lasers and their . Otosclerosis is a condition where one or more foci of irregularly laid spongy bone replace part of normally dense enchondral layer of bony otic capsule in the bony condition affects one of the ossicles (the stapes) resulting in hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo or a combination of symptoms. The term otosclerosis is something of a misnomerSpecialty: Otorhinolaryngology.

Otosclerosis is a term derived from oto, meaning “of the ear,” and sclerosis, meaning “abnormal hardening of body tissue.” The condition is caused by abnormal bone remodeling in the middle ear. Bone remodeling is a lifelong process in which bone tissue renews itself by replacing old tissue with new. In otosclerosis, abnormal remodeling. Authors Chris de Souza, Marcos V. Goyocoolea, and Neil M. Sperling have written a comprehensive text, Otosclerosis: Diagnosis, Evaluation, Pathology, Surgical Techniques, and Outcomes, for otologic surgeons seeking to provide treatment with the most current surgical techniques. As a guide to performing stapedectomies, this book is a concise and Format: Hardcover. is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in , this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Otosclerosis book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the treatment of otosclerosis, it is crucial that surgeons be in full comm Ratings: 0.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Otosclerosis. Otospongiose. Man -- Ears -- Otosclerosis; More like this: Similar Items. Otosclerosis is a form of abnormal bone growth within the middle ear that causes progressive hearing loss. The sense of balance may also be impaired. The cause is unknown, but risk factors include family history, gender and pregnancy. Treatment options include surgery and hearing aids. The middle ear is the area behind the ear drum and it. Genetics of otosclerosis. Thys M(1), Van Camp G. Author information: (1)Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. OBJECTIVES: Otosclerosis is a major cause of acquired hearing loss in adult life affecting exclusively the human temporal bone. Until recently, the etiopathogenesis of otosclerosis was still a matter Cited by: old tissue with new. In otosclerosis, abnormal remodeling disrupts the ability of sound to travel from the middle ear to the inner ear. Otosclerosis affects more than 3 million Americans. Many cases of otosclerosis are thought to be inherited. White, middle-aged women are most at risk. Under great magnification, hair cells can be seen as theFile Size: KB.