- Hemihypoglossal-facial neurorrhaphy after mastoid dissection of the facial nerve: results in 24 patients and comparison with the classic technique
Roberto S Martins
Department of Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Unit, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, and Hospital Santa Marcelina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Neurosurgery 63:310-6; discussion 317. 2008
..To reduce this morbidity, a modified technique with partial section of the hypoglossal nerve after mastoid dissection of the facial nerve (HFM) has been used...
- Middle ear pressure regulation--complementary active actions of the mastoid and the Eustachian tube
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
Otol Neurotol 31:603-11. 2010
Middle ear pressure (MEP) is actively regulated by both the Eustachian tube and the mastoid air cell system.
- Comparative study of the pneumatization of the mastoid air cells and paranasal sinuses using three-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomography scans
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Uijeongbu St Mary s Hospital, 65 1 Geumo dong, Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Do, 480 717, Korea
Surg Radiol Anat 32:593-9. 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the pneumatization of mastoid air cells and PNS using three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of computed tomography (CT) scans of the PNS.
- Human mastoid periosteum-derived stem cells: promising candidates for skeletal tissue engineering
Tissue Engineering Laboratory and Berlin Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2:136-46. 2008
..Our aim was to investigate the MSC-like character of PCs derived from the periosteum of mastoid bone...
- Magnetic resonance imaging of the mastoid cavity and middle ear: prevalence and clinical significance of incidental abnormal findings in a nonotolaryngologic adult and pediatric population
Dong Hee Lee
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
J Otolaryngol 35:13-8. 2006
The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of abnormalities in the mastoid cavity and middle ear in a nonotolaryngologic population and to correlate the results with clinical data.
- Systematic facial nerve monitoring in middle ear and mastoid surgeries: "surgical dehiscence" and "electrical dehiscence"
Yun Hoon Choung
Department of Otolaryngology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:872-6. 2006
To evaluate and systemize intraoperative facial nerve monitoring (IOFNM) in middle ear and mastoid surgeries.
- Obliteration of the persistently discharging mastoid cavity using the middle temporal artery flap
Department of Otolaryngology, St Michaels Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:433-8. 2007
To evaluate the surgical outcome of patients undergoing obliteration of a persistently discharging mastoid cavity with specific soft tissue vascular flaps for chronic otitis media or cholesteatoma.
- Postauricular periosteal-pericranial flap for mastoid obliteration and canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy
Mitchell J Ramsey
Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Otol Neurotol 25:873-8. 2004
To describe an effective technique for mastoid cavity obliteration in canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy for chronic otitis media and review its efficacy in producing a dry, low-maintenance, small mastoid cavity.
- Traumatic facial nerve neuroma following mastoid surgery: a case report and literature review
J W Rainsbury
Department of ENT, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
J Laryngol Otol 121:601-5. 2007
..We present a further case of traumatic facial nerve neuroma following surgery for cholesteatoma. We also review the literature and discuss the management of this condition...
- Surface area-volume relationships for the mastoid air cell system and tympanum in adult humans: Implications for mastoid function
J Douglas Swarts
Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Acta Otolaryngol 130:1230-6. 2010
..The rate of ME pressure decrease is proportional to the ME SA/V. The mastoid air-cell system (MACS) will not function as an ME gas reserve unless the blood perfusion/surface area is much ..
- A case of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mastoid presenting with chronic suppurative otitis media
Kwang Jae Cho
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Secho gu, Seoul 137 701, Republic of Korea
Auris Nasus Larynx 34:523-6. 2007
..We present a case of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mastoid bone in a 55-year-old female who complained of repeated otorrhea and a hearing impairment...
- Persistence of multiple emissary veins of posterior fossa with unusual origin of left petrosquamosal sinus from mastoid emissary
Narvir Singh Chauhan
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Tanda, Set No A3, Type IV Quarters, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
Surg Radiol Anat 33:827-31. 2011
..Some emissary veins like the petrosquamosal sinus and mastoid emissary vein may cause significant bleeding during middle ear and skull base surgeries...
- The prevalence and significance of incidental middle ear and mastoid cavity abnormalities on MRI in a pediatric population
Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Antakya 31100, Hatay, Turkey
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1849-54. 2008
The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of abnormalities in the middle ear and mastoid cavity on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in children and correlate the results with clinical data, tympanometric findings ..
- Unusual presentation of mastoid eosinophilic granuloma in a young patient
Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Pediatr Hematol Oncol 18:283-9. 2001
..of appropriate multimodality treatment, there were several recurrences, most recently with involvement of the mastoid process...
- The mastoid as a functional rate-limiter of middle ear pressure change
William J Doyle
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3000 Mt Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:393-402. 2007
The physiological function of the mastoid air cell system (MACS) with respect to middle ear (ME) pressure-regulation remains controversial because predictive mathematical models and experimental data to formulate and test hypotheses are ..
- Role of the mastoid in middle ear pressure regulation
Cuneyt M Alper
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
Laryngoscope 121:404-8. 2011
Determine the role of mastoid volume in middle ear pressure (MEP) regulation. The hypothesis was that inert gas exchange between blood and middle ear (ME) is slower for larger mastoid volumes.
- Regeneration of mastoid air cells in clinical applications by in situ tissue engineering
Shin Ichi Kanemaru
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
Laryngoscope 115:253-8. 2005
To regenerate of the mastoid air cells and their functions for the treatment of incurable otitis media.
- Sensitivity to bone-conducted sound: excitation of the mastoid vs the teeth
S P Stenfelt
Department of Signals and Systems, Medical Electronics Group, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
Scand Audiol 28:190-8. 1999
..at three positions: osseointegrated percutaneous titanium implants in the temporal bone, the skin-covered mastoid and the teeth...
- The computed tomographical and tympanometrical evaluation of mastoid pneumatization and attic blockage in patients with chronic otitis media with effusion
University of Mersin, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mersin 33079, Turkey
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:481-5. 2006
To assess the relation between mastoid size and attic blockage in COME patients treated with ventilation tube insertion and prognosis regarding tympanometric compliance and computed tomography findings of temporal bones.
- Mastoid obliteration using calcium phosphate bone paste with an artificial dermis soaked with basic fibroblast growth factor: preliminary clinical report
Department of Otolaryngology, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 36:15-9. 2009
To describe mastoid obliteration using a calcium phosphate paste with an artificial dermis soaked with basic fibroblast growth factor (b-FGF) and the usefulness of this procedure.
- The relationship between presbycusis and mastoid pneumatization
Yavuz Selim Pata
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
Yonsei Med J 45:68-72. 2004
..However, it would appear that a complex genetic cause is most likely. The determinants of mastoid size continue to be controversial. One of the pneumatization theories is the hereditary theory...
- Hypercellularity of the mastoid as a cause of spontaneous pneumocephalus
S D Richards
Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
J Laryngol Otol 118:474-6. 2004
..are reported in which spontaneous entry of air into the head appears to have occurred through a hypercellular mastoid air cell system. In both these cases forceful sneezing and nose blowing were considered contributory factors...
- Effect of hyperdry amniotic membrane patches attached over the bony surface of mastoid cavities in canal wall down tympanoplasty
Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
Laryngoscope 121:1953-7. 2011
- Effect of a large-sized silicone sheet upon recovery of mastoid aeration after mastoidectomy
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:738-42. 2008
To evaluate the effect of our large-sized silicone sheet upon postoperative recovery of mastoid aeration in ears after surgery including mastoidectomy and soft-wall reconstruction (SWR).
- Canal wall reconstruction tympanomastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration
Bruce J Gantz
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 52242, USA
Laryngoscope 115:1734-40. 2005
This study was designed to evaluate the authors' experience with canal wall reconstruction (CWR) tympanomastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration in the treatment of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma.
- Surgical method for catheter placement via the occipital artery by an approach from the posterior of the mastoid process
Department of Head and Neck, Facial Surgery, Ohara General Hospital, 6 11 Omach, Fukushima 960 8611, Japan
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:82-5. 2008
..method has been developed for catheter placement in the occipital artery by approaching from the posterior of the mastoid process. Catheter placement was performed by this method in 15 patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma...
- Indications for and outcomes of mastoid obliteration in cochlear implantation
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Otol Neurotol 28:330-4. 2007
To review the indications, efficacy, and long-term outcomes of mastoid obliteration in cochlear implant surgery.
- Middle ear and mastoid glomus tumors (glomus tympanicum): an algorithm for the surgical management
Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza Rome, Italy
Auris Nasus Larynx 37:661-8. 2010
..Glomus tumors are slow-growing benign lesions and represent the most common primary neoplasms of the middle ear. The objective of the present study is to report our surgical strategy in the management of glomus tympanicum tumors...
- Relationship between surface area and volume of the mastoid air cell system in adult humans
J D Swarts
Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
J Laryngol Otol 125:580-4. 2011
The geometry of the adult human mastoid air cell system has not previously been described over a large range of mastoid air cell volumes.
- Clinical anatomy of the mastoid and occipital emissary veins in a large series
Robert G Louis
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Surg Radiol Anat 31:139-44. 2009
Detailed descriptions of the mastoid emissary veins (MEVs) and the foramina through which they travel are lacking in the literature...
- Complications with hydroxyapatite cement in mastoid cavity obliteration
Janell S Ridenour
Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:641-5. 2008
To determine whether hydroxyapatite (HA) bone cement is a suitable material for mastoid cavity obliteration.
- Congenital cholesteatoma of mastoid region manifesting as acute mastoiditis: case report and literature review
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
J Laryngol Otol 124:810-5. 2010
We report an extremely rare case of congenital cholesteatoma of the mastoid region, presenting as acute mastoiditis. We also review the 16 previously reported cases of congenital cholesteatoma of the mastoid region.
- Functions of the mastoid cell system: auto-regulation of temperature and gas pressure
Department of Otolaryngology, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
J Laryngol Otol 117:99-103. 2003
This article presents a new approach to understanding the physiological functions of the mastoid cell system...
- Mastoid obliteration with hydroxyapatite cement: the Ipswich experience
ENT Department, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, England
Otol Neurotol 25:19-21. 2004
This article reports the outcomes of a series of patients who underwent obliteration of the mastoid cavity using hydroxyapatite cement...
- A case of isolated ossifying fibroma of the mastoid cavity of the temporal bones
Eui Kyung Goh
Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
Am J Otolaryngol 27:358-61. 2006
To describe an isolated ossifying fibroma of the mastoid cavity that did not invade the inner ear and middle ear cavity.
- Carbon dioxide exchange via the mucosa in healthy middle ear
Department of Otolaryngology, The Nippon Dental University School of Dentistry at Niigata, Japan
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:975-8. 1999
..We speculated that gas exchange via the mucosa is induced by the gas diffusion caused by the partial pressure gradient of gas between the middle ear cleft and submucosal capillaries...
- Outcome of bacterial culture from mastoid granulations: is it relevant in chronic ear disease?
Rita Ruby Anbuselvi Albert
Department of ENT, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
J Laryngol Otol 119:774-8. 2005
To detect the presence of bacteria in mastoid granulations and compare its prevalence in both types of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM)...
- Lack of otolith involvement in balance responses evoked by mastoid electrical stimulation
Omar S Mian
Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, University College London Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
J Physiol 588:4441-51. 2010
Passing current through mastoid electrodes (conventionally termed galvanic vestibular stimulation; GVS) evokes a balance response containing a short- and a medium-latency response. The origins of these two responses are debated...
- Mastoid air sinus abnormalities associated with lateral venous sinus thrombosis: cause or consequence?
John N Fink
Department of Neurology, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
Stroke 33:290-2. 2002
..We have encountered patients with LST associated with mastoid abnormality on MRI without any clinical signs of infection; the significance of these abnormalities is uncertain...
- Assessment of mastoid air cell size versus sigmoid sinus variables with a tomography-assisted digital image processing program and morphometry
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Kolejtepe, Gaziantep, Turkey
Surg Radiol Anat 26:145-8. 2004
We assessed the mastoid air cell size and variables of the sigmoid sinus in healthy ears and ears with chronic otitis media (COM)...
- Impact of endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery on saccule and lateral semicircular canal function
Jonas Jae Hyun Park
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, RWTH University Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:21-6. 2010
Endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery (EMSS) is widely performed in patients with medically intractable Meniere's disease...
- Zygomatic abscess complicating a huge mastoid cholesteatoma with intact eardrum
Chung Jen Tsai
Department of Otolaryngology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:436-8. 2003
- Nystagmus induced by bone (mastoid) vibration in otosclerosis: a new perspective in the study of vestibular function in otosclerosis
Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Med Sci Monit 14:CR505-10. 2008
..It is assumed that vibration of the mastoid (at 100 Hz) stimulates all vestibular end organs (semicircular canals and otolith structures)...
- Plasmacytoma of the mastoid bone: solitary and systemic
R J Engelsma
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Laryngol Otol 114:378-80. 2000
Plasma cell tumours of the mastoid are rare malignancies of haematological origin. Two patients are described with a plasma cell tumour in the mastoid bone...
- The relationship between traumatic tympanic membrane perforations and pneumatization of the mastoid
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 62:311-5. 2000
..relationship between tympanic membrane perforations resulting from blast trauma or slap and pneumatization of the mastoid cells...
- Volume variation of mastoid pneumatization in different age groups: a study by three-dimensional reconstruction based on computed tomography images
D H Lee
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Surg Radiol Anat 27:37-42. 2005
Although there have been some reports that measured the size of mastoid pneumatization, only a few studies have reported the age-related variations in the mastoid air cell system using three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction techniques of ..
- Mastoid oscillation in canalith repositioning for paroxysmal positional vertigo
E W Sargent
St. Louis University Department of Otolaryngology, Missouri 63110, USA
Otol Neurotol 22:205-9. 2001
..Successful CRP results in cessation of PPV and positional nystagmus. Mastoid oscillation (MO) has been advocated to enhance the efficacy of CRP...
- Bone wax foreign body granuloma in the mastoid
W K Low
Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 64:38-40. 2002
The sue of bone wax is commonly used to control bleeding during mastoid surgery. An unusual case of bone wax granuloma in the mastoid, with sigmoid sinus thrombosis, is reported...
- Tympanomastoid suture and digastric muscle in cadaver and live parotidectomy
Robert L Witt
Christiana Care Health Systems, Wilmington, Delaware 19806, USA
Laryngoscope 115:574-7. 2005
..To prove that the tympanomastoid suture (TMS) is a significantly closer and less variable anatomic landmark to the facial nerve than the posterior-superior margin of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle (PBD) in parotid surgery...
- Mastoid and epitympanic obliteration in canal wall up mastoidectomy for prevention of retraction pocket
Won Sang Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Otol Neurotol 26:1107-11. 2005
To evaluate the surgical outcome in patients who have undergone mastoid and epitympanic obliteration technique.
- Mastoid obliteration: autogenous cranial bone pAte reconstruction
Joseph B Roberson
Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery, California Ear Institute at Stanford, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Otol Neurotol 24:132-40. 2003
To review the outcome in consecutive patients who have undergone complete epitympanic and mastoid obliteration and concurrent tympanic membrane reconstruction over a 53-month period.
- Mastoid fontanelle approach for sonographic imaging of the neonatal brain
Radiology Department, Area Maternoinfantil, Hospital Vall d Hebron, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
Pediatr Radiol 36:532-40. 2006
This pictorial review describes in detail the examination technique used to study the neonatal brain via the mastoid fontanelle and offers a panoramic view of the anatomical structures that can be identified in each US slice...
- Fungal mastoiditis in an immunocompetent adult
Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 258:106-8. 2001
..following the surgery, which revealed massive granulations and proliferation of fungi but no cholesteatoma in the mastoid cavity. Fungal infection of the middle ear is rare, but can cause serious complications...
- Spontaneous pneumatocele and pneumocephalus associated with mastoid hyperpneumatization
Department of Radiology, Hospital Santiago Apostol, Calle Olaguíbel, 29 01004 Vitoria, Spain
Eur J Radiol 36:158-60. 2000
We present a case of spontaneous pneumatocele and pneumocephalus associated with mastoid hyperpneumatization...
- Recent advances in otitis media. 2. Eustachian tube, middle ear, and mastoid anatomy; physiology, pathophysiology, and pathogenesis
Charles D Bluestone
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 194:16-30. 2005
- Evaluation of the mastoid air cell system by high resolution computed tomography: three-dimensional multiplanar volume rendering technique
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
J Laryngol Otol 117:595-8. 2003
The mastoid air cell system is an important contributor to the pathophysiology of middle-ear inflammatory disease. The mastoid cavity is not only an air reservoir, but also an active space for gas exchange...
- Mastoid obliteration
Ritvik P Mehta
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 39:1129-42. 2006
b>Mastoid obliteration is commonly performed to reduce the size of mastoidectomy cavity following canal wall-down tympanomastoidectomy for chronic otitis media...
- Mastoid-obliteration surgery with cartilage for suppurative cholesteatomatous ears
Tung Lung Tsai
Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:523-8. 2002
Autologous cartilage has been widely used as a material for tympanoplasty and mastoid-obliteration surgery...
- Endolymphatic mastoid shunt: a reevaluation of efficacy
D B Welling
Departments of Otolaryngology and Statistics, Ohio State University, OH, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 122:340-5. 2000
..The main goal of this paper was to statistically reevaluate the efficacy of the endolymphatic shunt procedure for Meniere's disease...
- The role of endolymphatic mastoid shunt surgery in the managed care era
M L Pensak
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio 45267 0528, USA
Am J Otol 19:337-40. 1998
..the surgical management of Meniere's disease has prompted us to review the effectiveness of the endolymphatic mastoid shunt procedure in the control of vertigo...
- A clinicopathological study of 15 patients with neuroglial heterotopias and encephaloceles of the middle ear and mastoid region
K A Gyure
Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore 21201, USA
Laryngoscope 110:1731-5. 2000
..Heterotopic masses of neuroglial tissue involving non-midline structures, specifically, the middle ear region, are exceptional. The pathogenesis of these lesions and, in particular, their relation to encephaloceles, is uncertain...
- Changes in external ear resonance after mastoidectomy: open cavity mastoid versus obliterated mastoid cavity
C H Jang
Department of Otolaryngology, Wonkwang Medical School, Iksan, Korea
Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 27:509-11. 2002
The creation of an open mastoid cavity changes the acoustic characteristics of the external ear...
- The use of demineralized bone matrix for mastoid cavity obliteration
Bryan D Leatherman
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
Otol Neurotol 25:22-5; discussion 25-6. 2004
To evaluate the use of demineralized bone matrix as a graft material for mastoid cavity obliteration in the treatment and prevention of problematic mastoid cavities.
- Multiple osteomas in the middle ear
Chang Woo Kim
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine, 445 Gil Dong, Gangdong gu, Seoul 134 701, Korea
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:1151-4. 2006
..The osteomas were successfully removed by tympanomastoidectomy. This is the first reported case of a patient with middle ear osteomas arising from multiple sites...
- Congenital cholesteatoma clinical features and surgical results
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Am J Otolaryngol 27:299-305. 2006
..6%) ear. Advanced cholesteatoma that extended from the tympanic cavity into the mastoid antrum was seen in 35 (55.6%) ears, and multiple cholesteatoma was present in 1 (1.6%) ear...
- Acute complications of otitis media in adults
Department of Otolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4E, PO Box 220, FIN 00029 HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
Clin Otolaryngol 30:511-6. 2005
..To establish the incidence, current treatment and outcome of adult patients with acute intratemporal and intracranial complications of otitis media (OM)...
- Possible role of Helicobacter pylori in the etiopathogenesis of chronic otitis media
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
Otol Neurotol 26:1125-7. 2005
..To investigate a possible contribution from Helicobacter pylori to the etiopathogenesis of chronic otitis media...
- [External auditory canal reconstruction and mastoid cavity obliteration with composite multifractured osteoperiosteal flap: a preliminary study]
Department of Otolaryngology, Turkiye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 16:127-31. 2006
..We used inferior pedicled composite multifractured osteoperiosteal flap, which is our original surgical approach to obliterate the mastoid cavity, reconstruct the external auditory canal (EAC), and to prevent open cavity problems.
- How we do it: the Farrior-Olaizola mastoidectomy technique in the management of squamous chronic otitis media
R P S Harar
Clin Otolaryngol 30:269-73. 2005
- Surgical treatment of middle ear cholesteatoma in children with Down syndrome
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Otol Neurotol 26:1007-10. 2005
..To report our personal experience in the surgical treatment of cholesteatoma in children with Down syndrome...
- Surgical management of intracranial complications of otogenic infection
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ear Nose Throat J 85:36-9. 2006
..confirmed by computed tomography, initial treatment consisted of intravenous systemic antibiotics followed by mastoid surgery...
- Anterior atticoantrostomy for cholesteatoma surgery
Department of Otolaryngology, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:150-5. 2006
..We aimed to investigate the long-term results of anterior atticoantrostomy in adult patients with cholesteatoma...
- Imaging of the opacified middle ear
M M Lemmerling
Department of Radiology, AZ Sint Lucas Gent, Groenebriel 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Eur J Radiol 66:363-71. 2008
..the status of the ossicular chain, and its suspensory apparatus, as well as the status of the tympanic and mastoid wall. When ossicular erosions are visualized, the probability of a present cholesteatoma is about 90%...
- Surgical treatment of retraction pocket with bone pate: scutum plasty for cholesteatoma
Department of Otolaryngology, Takanoko Hospital, Ehime, Japan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:625-8. 2005
..The aim of this study was to clarify the value of scutum plasty using bone pate...
- Obliteration of the tympanomastoid cavity: long term results of the Rambo operation
M I Kos
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
J Laryngol Otol 120:1014-8. 2006
- Assessment of visualization of structures in the middle ear via Tos modified canal wall-up mastoidectomy versus classic canal wall-up and canal wall-down mastoidectomies
Otorhinolaryngology Department, Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:851-6. 2007
..The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the differences in the ability to view structures in the middle ear between Tos modified canal wall-up mastoidectomy and classic canal wall-up (CWU) and canal wall-down (CWD) mastoidectomies...
- [Recommendations for treatment of retraction pockets]
Laryngorhinootologie 86:92-4. 2007
- Preliminary experience with beta-tricalcium phosphate for use in mastoid cavity obliteration after mastoidectomy
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Kumamoto, Japan
Otol Neurotol 28:1018-21. 2007
To examine the efficacy and safety of mastoid cavity obliteration using highly purified beta-tricalcium phosphate (beta-TCP) after mastoidectomy in middle ear surgery.
- Liposarcoma of temporal bone: a case report
Department of Otolaryngology, Takarazuka Municipal Hospital, 4 5 1, Kohama, Takarazuka, Hyogo 665 0827, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 34:511-3. 2007
..Neither local recurrence nor distant metastasis has been detected for 24 months after the first surgery. The favorable outcome in this patient was probably due to the histological type of his liposarcoma...
- Ossicular chain reconstruction improves bone conduction threshold in chronic otitis media
H S Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Pundang Jesaeng Hospital, Daejin Medical Center, Sungnam, Korea
J Laryngol Otol 122:351-6. 2008
..These results suggest that the elevation in the bone conduction threshold in chronic otitis media is mainly caused by a change in the conductive mechanism in the middle ear...
- Latex biomembrane: a new method to coat the open cavity in tympanomastoidectomies
Luiz Carlos Alves de Sousa
Department of Surgery, Medical School of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:331-6. 2007
..The removal of this pack usually causes some bleeding and discomfort for the patient. We propose the use of a latex biomembrane to cover the cavity, which will act as an interface between the raw bone surface and the packing...
- Echinococcosis presenting as an otogenic brain abscess: an unusual lesion of the middle ear cleft and temporal lobe
Erasmo Gonzalo D V Llanes
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital University Hospital, University of Berne, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
Auris Nasus Larynx 35:115-20. 2008
..and magnetic resonance imaging, a density with rim enhancement was found at the temporal lobe, associated with mastoid tegmen destruction and middle ear mass, indicating cholesteatoma with complicating brain abscess...
- Staged tympanostomy tube placement facilitates pediatric cholesteatoma management
Darryl T Mueller
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, 3400 North Broad Street, Kresge West Building, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19140, United States
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:167-71. 2008
..Evaluate results of middle ear ventilation with or without adenoidectomy prior to definitive cholesteatoma surgery in children with concomitant middle ear effusion...
- Wheel-shaped cartilage-perichondrium composite graft for the prevention of retraction pocket development
Seung Ho Shin
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Acta Otolaryngol 127:25-8. 2007
..The wheel-shaped cartilage-perichondrium composite graft (Wheel CPCG) can be considered a good material for a drum graft, and it is easy to insert a ventilation tube, in case of initial drum retraction...
- Tuberculous otomastoiditis on high-resolution temporal bone CT: comparison with nontuberculous otomastoiditis with and without cholesteatoma
M H Rho
Department of Radiology, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Masan, Korea
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:493-6. 2007
..Our purpose was to evaluate the differential findings of tuberculous otomastoiditis (TOM) and nontuberculous chronic otomastoiditis with or without middle ear cholesteatoma on high-resolution CT of the temporal bone...
- Mastoid obliteration combined with soft-wall reconstruction of posterior ear canal
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:867-71. 2007
To clarify the usefulness of modified soft-wall reconstruction method by combing with mastoid obliteration, 96 patients (98 ears) with their age ranging from 5 to 82 (average 51...
- Butterfly cartilage graft inlay tympanoplasty for large perforations
Marcielle A Ghanem
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Laryngoscope 116:1813-6. 2006
..Butterfly graft inlay tympanoplasty is a well-established technique for the repair of small perforations. However, the efficacy of the technique for medium and large tympanic membrane perforations remains unknown...
- Surgical management of only hearing ears with positive indications
Department of Otolaryngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
J Laryngol Otol 120:972-5. 2006
..Only hearing ears with chronic otitis media and cholesteatoma can be successfully treated by tympanoplasty with or without ossiculoplasty...
- Preservation of the mastoid aeration and prevention of mastoid dimpling in chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma surgery using hyaluronate-based bioresorbable membrane (Seprafilm)
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:377-80. 2007
During mastoidectomy a hollow-cavity is formed within the mastoid bone after its cortex and air cells are removed. Postoperatively, the aerated cavity is usually filled with soft tissues...
- [Temporary sensory hearing deficits after ear surgery--a retrospective analysis]
Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
Laryngorhinootologie 86:200-5. 2007
..Temporary and persistent threshold shifts can occur after ear surgery. So far, only few studies deal with temporary sensory hearing deficits after ear surgery...
- Deep temporal fascial-periosteal flap for canal wall down mastoidectomy
Dong Hee Lee
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Laryngoscope 116:2229-31. 2006
..material used for the repair of the perforated tympanic membrane, it is usually too small to cover the whole mastoid cavity in canal wall down mastoidectomy...
- Incidence of dehiscence of the facial nerve in 416 cases of cholesteatoma
Marcus W Moody
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Otol Neurotol 28:400-4. 2007
..To determine the incidence and location of dehiscence of the facial nerve in patients with cholesteatoma...
- Prognostic factors in ossiculoplasty
Caroline De Vos
ENT Department, University Hospital Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
Otol Neurotol 28:61-7. 2007
..To analyze predictive factors of outcome after ossiculoplasty using a standard ossicular prosthesis system...
- Canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy: the 'on-disease' approach for retraction pockets and cholesteatoma
D S Grewal
Department of Ear, Nose, Throat and Head and Neck Surgery, Topiwala National Medical College and B Y L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
J Laryngol Otol 121:832-9. 2007
..However, we found that the presence of a large mastoid antrum was an important, additional aetiological factor in the formation of a retraction pocket and its ..
- Improvements to staged canal wall up tympanoplasty for middle ear cholesteatoma
Department of Otolaryngology, Takanoko Hospital, Ehime, Japan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:913-7. 2007
..To describe our improvements to staged canal wall up tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy (SCUT) for middle ear cholesteatoma, and to show more successful outcomes of the surgery compared with our data previously reported...
- Gross dehiscence of the bone covering the facial nerve in the light of otological surgery
Yildirim A Bayazit
Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
J Laryngol Otol 116:800-3. 2002
..01). The canal dehiscence was mainly seen in the tympanic segment and second genu, and was rare in the mastoid segment. Labyrinthine fistula was the most common pathology that coexisted with the dehiscence...
- Lateralization of the tympanic membrane as a complication of canal wall down tympanoplasty: a report of four cases
Department of Otolaryngology, Ehime University, Onsen gun Shigenobu cho, Ehime, Japan
Otol Neurotol 24:145-8. 2003
..To describe the pathophysiology and treatment of the lateralized tympanic membrane that occurs after canal wall down tympanoplasty...
- Middle-ear mechanics of Type III tympanoplasty (stapes columella): I. Experimental studies
Ritvik P Mehta
Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Otol Neurotol 24:176-85. 2003
..To investigate the mechanics of Type III tympanoplasty by developing a cadaveric temporal bone model...
- External auditory canal cholesteatoma: clinical and imaging spectrum
Marta E Heilbrun
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:751-6. 2003
..In this large case series, we aimed to define its imaging features and to determine the characteristics most important to its clinical management...
- First branchial cleft sinus presenting with cholesteatoma and external auditory canal atresia
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Firat University School of Medicine, Tip Fakultesi, KBB Anabilim Dali, 23119, Elazig, Turkey
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:811-4. 2003
..We describe a 6-year-old girl with congenital external auditory canal atresia, microtia, and cholesteatoma of mastoid and middle ear in addition to the first branchial cleft abnormalities...
- Traumatic cholesteatoma presenting as a brain abscess: a case report
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals and Physicians, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
Otol Neurotol 26:65-7. 2005
..To discuss the clinical aspects and management of traumatic cholesteatomas of the temporal bone...