ossicular prosthesis

Summary

Summary: An implant used to replace one or more of the ear ossicles. They are usually made of plastic, Gelfoam, ceramic, or stainless steel.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi First experience with a new stapes clip piston in stapedotomy
    W Grolman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 26:595-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Surgical findings and long-term hearing results in 3,050 stapedotomies for primary otosclerosis: a prospective study with the otology-neurotology database
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 27:S25-47. 2006
  3. ncbi Hearing results after stapedotomy: role of the prosthesis diameter
    Maria Raffaella Marchese
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Policlinico A Gemelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Audiol Neurootol 12:221-5. 2007
  4. ncbi The effect of prosthesis design on vibration of the reconstructed ossicular chain: a comparative finite element analysis of four prostheses
    D J Kelly
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Otol Neurotol 24:11-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Stapedectomy versus stapedotomy
    Per Møller
    Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:169-73. 2007
  6. ncbi Comparison of round-window membrane mechanics before and after experimental stapedotomy
    Jarosław Wysocki
    Department of Otolaryngology and Rehabilitation, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Nadarzyn, Poland
    Laryngoscope 121:1958-64. 2011
  7. ncbi New perspectives for middle ear implants: first results in otosclerosis with mixed hearing loss
    Frederic Venail
    ENT Department, Hopital Nord, APHM, Marseille, France
    Laryngoscope 117:552-5. 2007
  8. ncbi The floating mass transducer at the round window: direct transmission or bone conduction?
    Andreas Arnold
    University Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Hear Res 263:120-7. 2010
  9. pmc The floating mass transducer on the round window versus attachment to an ossicular replacement prosthesis
    Yoshitaka Shimizu
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Otol Neurotol 32:98-103. 2011
  10. ncbi Laser-assisted stapedotomy with a Nitinol heat-crimping prosthesis: Outcomes compared with a platinum fluoroplastic prosthesis
    Eduard I Pudel
    University of Melbourne, Department of Otolaryngology, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:51-4. 2008

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  1. ncbi First experience with a new stapes clip piston in stapedotomy
    W Grolman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 26:595-8. 2005
    ..This new type of stapes piston was designed to avoid the crimping onto the incus in stapedotomy. This one clip fits all designs and enables solid fixation by clicking the prosthesis onto the long process of the incus without crimping...
  2. ncbi Surgical findings and long-term hearing results in 3,050 stapedotomies for primary otosclerosis: a prospective study with the otology-neurotology database
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 27:S25-47. 2006
    ..To study the effect of specific operative findings (obliterative otosclerosis and simultaneous malleus ankylosis) and age at the time of surgery on the long-term outcome...
  3. ncbi Hearing results after stapedotomy: role of the prosthesis diameter
    Maria Raffaella Marchese
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Policlinico A Gemelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Audiol Neurootol 12:221-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the functional results obtained after stapedotomy in patients affected by otosclerosis, according to the prosthesis diameter...
  4. ncbi The effect of prosthesis design on vibration of the reconstructed ossicular chain: a comparative finite element analysis of four prostheses
    D J Kelly
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Otol Neurotol 24:11-9. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that the differences in the bioacoustic performance of ossicular replacement prosthesis designs, and insertion positions, could be quantified using finite element analysis...
  5. ncbi Stapedectomy versus stapedotomy
    Per Møller
    Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:169-73. 2007
    ..02) at the 20-dB level in favor of the Teflon wire piston. Our results show that the small fenestra technique with a 0.4-mm piston causes better speech reception at high frequencies...
  6. ncbi Comparison of round-window membrane mechanics before and after experimental stapedotomy
    Jarosław Wysocki
    Department of Otolaryngology and Rehabilitation, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Nadarzyn, Poland
    Laryngoscope 121:1958-64. 2011
    ..In the case of stapedotomy, the majority of patients report lack of satisfactory results for frequencies above 2,000 Hz. The effect has not been experimentally investigated yet...
  7. ncbi New perspectives for middle ear implants: first results in otosclerosis with mixed hearing loss
    Frederic Venail
    ENT Department, Hopital Nord, APHM, Marseille, France
    Laryngoscope 117:552-5. 2007
    ..Audiologic results were similar to those obtained in cases of sensorineural HL. One case of postoperative labyrinthitis was observed...
  8. ncbi The floating mass transducer at the round window: direct transmission or bone conduction?
    Andreas Arnold
    University Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Hear Res 263:120-7. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that the rwFMT does not act as a small bone anchored hearing aid, but instead, acts as a direct vibratory stimulator of the round window membrane...
  9. pmc The floating mass transducer on the round window versus attachment to an ossicular replacement prosthesis
    Yoshitaka Shimizu
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Otol Neurotol 32:98-103. 2011
    ..The goal is to provide efficient transfer of sound vibration into the cochlea. The hypothesis is that the FMT location on the prosthesis is superior to the RW location...
  10. ncbi Laser-assisted stapedotomy with a Nitinol heat-crimping prosthesis: Outcomes compared with a platinum fluoroplastic prosthesis
    Eduard I Pudel
    University of Melbourne, Department of Otolaryngology, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:51-4. 2008
    ..To assess the hearing outcomes achieved with a Nitinol heat-crimping prosthesis when used with a laser-assisted stapedotomy for otosclerosis...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi Hearing results after ossiculoplasty using Polycel prosthesis
    In Seok Moon
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:20-4. 2007
    ..Polycel is an effective material to use in ossiculoplasty. Good prognostic factors for hearing improvement after ossiculoplasty were healthy middle ear mucosa and the presence of stapes superstructure...
  13. ncbi [Long-term results after stapes surgery for otosclerosis]
    Hiromi Ueda
    Department of Otolaryngology, Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, Nagoya
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 105:1071-7. 2002
    ..We concluded that stapedotomy and wire piston prosthesis are the surgical techniques of choice in the treatment of otosclerosis...
  14. ncbi Preliminary ossiculoplasty results using the Kurz titanium prostheses
    Wesley W O Krueger
    The Otology Group, San Antonio, TX 78240, USA
    Otol Neurotol 23:836-9. 2002
    ..The effectiveness of these new prostheses is being tested in a prospective multicenter study...
  15. ncbi How does stapes surgery influence severe disabling tinnitus in otosclerosis patients?
    Carlos A Oliveira
    Department of Otolaryngology, Brasilia University Medical School, Brasilia, Brazil
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:343-7. 2007
    ..Two patients had no change and none reported worsening of tinnitus after stapes surgery. We conclude that stapes surgery can improve SDT significantly in 90% of otosclerosis patients and is very unlikely to make the symptom worse...
  16. ncbi Hearing results after stapedotomy with a nitinol piston prosthesis
    Kevin D Brown
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:758-62. 2007
    ..To compare the hearing results in patients with otosclerosis who underwent a stapedotomy with either a platinum wire prosthesis or a commercially available, heat-activated nitinol stapes piston prosthesis...
  17. ncbi Vein versus tragal perichondrium in stapedotomy
    Sebastien Schmerber
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Grenoble Hospital, Grenoble, France
    Otol Neurotol 25:694-8. 2004
    ..To assess, in otosclerosis surgery, whether the vein or the tragal perichondrium in stapedotomy with interposition yields the better long-term hearing outcome...
  18. ncbi [Results after erbium:YAG-laser stapedotomy]
    T Keck
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Ulm
    Laryngorhinootologie 82:157-61. 2003
    ..The analysis of postoperative results after Erbium : YAG-Laser stapedotomy in patients with otosclerosis...
  19. ncbi Bilateral stapedectomy: association between first- and second-ear surgical findings and their effects on the second-ear outcome
    Neville P Shine
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:207-11. 2008
    ..We assessed the association between first-ear and second-ear surgical findings in patients undergoing second-ear stapedectomy for bilateral otosclerosis and the impact of such findings on the audiometric outcome of the second ear...
  20. ncbi [Tympanoplasty with hybrid prostheses]
    P Neugebauer
    Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen, Ohrenheilkunde, Klinikum der Universität zu Köln, Cologne
    Laryngorhinootologie 83:226-31. 2004
    ..The retrospective study reviews the hearing results of partial and total ossicular replacement plasties with prostheses composed of a hydroxylapatite head and a trimmable shaft...
  21. ncbi Retrospective analysis of early postoperative hearing results obtained after stapedotomy with implantation of a new titanium stapes prosthesis
    C L Zuur
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Academical Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 24:863-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the early postoperative hearing results of a new titanium stapes prosthesis (K-Piston) implanted in patients with otosclerosis...
  22. ncbi Enhanced hearing in heat-activated-crimping prosthesis stapedectomy
    Justin Tenney
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:513-7. 2008
    ..Compare short-term hearing outcomes with a heat-activated-crimping versus manual-crimping stapedectomy prosthesis...
  23. ncbi Tympano-ossiculoplasty utilizing the Spiggle and Theis titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis
    Brian A Neff
    The Lippy Group for Ear, Nose, and Throat, Warren, Ohio, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1525-9. 2003
    ..More recently, the titanium ossicular prosthesis has become more widely available in the United States as a newer means of surgical restoration of hearing...
  24. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: the malleus to oval window wire-piston technique
    Darius Kohan
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1520-4. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the malleus to oval window wire-piston revision stapes surgery technique...
  25. ncbi Long-term hearing results after stapes surgery: a 20-year follow-up
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Otol Neurotol 24:567-71. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of stapes surgery after 20 years of follow-up and to compare the results between large fenestra versus small fenestra stapedotomy...
  26. ncbi Biomechanics of stapesplasty: a review
    Karl Bernd Huttenbrink
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 24:548-57; discussion 557-9. 2003
    ..Both aspects, the acoustic transmission and the displacements of the prosthesis with variations of atmospheric pressures, are reviewed...
  27. ncbi Stapes surgery in residency: the UFPR clinical hospital experience
    Adriano Ulisses Caldart
    HC UFPR
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:647-53. 2007
    ..Recent publications have showed that success in surgeries done by residents have decreased and hearing results are worse than those obtained by experienced otologic surgeons...
  28. ncbi An analysis of the air-bone gap closure obtained by a crimping and a non-crimping titanium stapes prosthesis in otosclerosis
    Rinze A Tange
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Division Otology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Auris Nasus Larynx 35:181-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the hearing results of stapes surgery with two different titanium stapes prostheses. A crimping and a non-crimping prosthesis...
  29. ncbi Vibrant soundbridge middle ear implant in otosclerosis: technique - indication
    Thibaud Dumon
    J Causse Clinic, Beziers, France
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:320-2. 2007
    ..The gains of the two procedures add up. These results open the field of mixed hearing loss to the VSB middle ear implant...
  30. ncbi Stapedotomy for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation: is it safe and efficient? A review of 68 cases
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Clombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 23:866-72. 2002
    ..The procedure is traditionally considered to carry a high risk of postoperative sensorineural hearing loss. The aim of this study was to report the hearing results in surgically treated cases of stapes fixation...
  31. ncbi The crimping problem in stapes surgery
    Pingling Kwok
    Ear, Nose and Throat Department, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:202-5. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the attachment of stapes prostheses with differently shaped loops to the long process of the incus...
  32. ncbi Audiological long-term results following stapedotomy with stapedial tendon preservation
    A Arnold
    HNO Klinik, Inselspital, Universitat Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:210-4. 2007
    ..These favorable results remained constant in long-term controls...
  33. pmc Results after revision stapedectomy with malleus grip prosthesis
    Sarp Sarac
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:317-22. 2006
    ..Our results are similar to those published in the literature for malleus attachment stapedectomy and conventional revision incus stapedectomy...
  34. ncbi Exploratory tympanotomy revealing incus discontinuity and stapedial otosclerosis as a cause of conductive hearing loss
    Anita Jeyakumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:466-8. 2006
    ..To describe a unilateral progressive conductive hearing loss caused by incus discontinuity (without erosion of the long process of the incus), and otosclerosis with fixation of the stapedial footplate...
  35. ncbi A new self-fixing and articulated malleus grip stapedectomy prosthesis
    Rudolf Hausler
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:197-201. 2007
    ..It appears that with the new Clip Piston MVP the previously difficult surgery of malleus-grip stapedectomy has become straight forward and technically simpler...
  36. ncbi Early results of titanium ossiculoplasty using the Kurz titanium prosthesis--a UK perspective
    M A Siddiq
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 121:539-44. 2007
    ..There have been no cases of sensorineural hearing loss or extrusion. In conclusion, titanium prostheses are easy to use, allow good visibility and have shown good short-term results in our hands...
  37. ncbi A new self-retaining titanium clip stapes prosthesis
    Daniel F à Wengen
    ORL Praxis, Binningen, Schweiz
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:184-9. 2007
    ..Crimping of the stapes prosthesis might result in injury to the incus. Attachment is often not tight. Facilitated fixation of a stapes prosthesis could improve surgery and provide more stable results...
  38. ncbi 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.
  39. ncbi The influence of the footplate-perilymph interface on postoperative bone conduction
    Wolfgang Arnold
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Technical University of unich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:155-7. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi Finite element model of the stapes-inner ear interface
    F Bohnke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:150-4. 2007
    ..An increase in the footplate area leads to an increase in BM displacement equivalent to 13 dB. Therefore, we recommend prostheses with areas as big as the normal stapes footplate area...
  41. ncbi Stapes surgery in Japanese patients with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Katsumi Doi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Sensory Organ Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:226-30. 2007
    ..These data indicate that stapes surgery in OI can be performed safely with comparable functional predictability as in otosclerosis...
  42. ncbi Gold and titanium in the oval window: a comparison of two metal stapes prostheses
    Rinze A Tange
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Otology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 25:102-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the hearing results of stapes surgery with 2 different full metal stapes prostheses...
  43. ncbi Autogenic and xenogenic materials in stapes surgery: retrospective analysis of 350 cases
    Marcin Durko
    Otosurgery Department, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:179-83. 2007
    ..Retrospective analysis of the postoperative hearing results in stapes surgery using autogenic materials versus xenogenic materials at the 12-month follow-up...
  44. ncbi The use of CO(2) laser in revision stapes surgery: experimental studies on heat transmission to the vestibule
    Marcin Szymanski
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:250-4. 2007
    ..Application of CO(2) laser on stainless steel pistons with 6W can produce inner ear trauma. The use of the laser on fluoroplastic-wire piston is not likely to irritate the inner ear...
  45. ncbi [Comparative results of type II ossiculoplasty: incus transposition versus titanium PORP (Kurz)]
    S B Ceccato
    Médecin stagiaire Institut G Portmann, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 126:175-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the anatomical and functional results of two groups of patients having an ossiculoplasty type II, either with the incus, or with a PORP Bell Vario prosthesis (Kurz)...
  46. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: retrospective analysis of surgical findings in a series of 21 otosclerosis patients
    Marcin Durko
    Department of Otosurgery, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:273-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective analysis of surgical findings in revision stapes surgery in a group of 21 otosclerosis patients qualified for the secondary procedure at the Otosurgery Department of the Medical University of Lodz, Poland, from 1980 to 2002...
  47. ncbi [Ossicular reconstruction with autograft in type III]
    A Desaulty
    CHU, Hopital Huriez, Service ORL, 59000 Lille, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 126:19-23. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi Laser stapedotomy minus prosthesis (laser STAMP): absence of refixation
    Herbert Silverstein
    Ear Research Foundation, Sarasota, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 23:152-7. 2002
    ..To determine what percentage of patients with otosclerosis could successfully undergo a laser stapedotomy minus prosthesis over a 5-year period, and to determine the percentage of patients in whom refixation develops during follow-up...
  49. ncbi Revision stapes surgery
    Klaus Jahnke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:314-9. 2007
    ..In a second series, a significant hearing improvement of 76.2% was found. One patient with a platinum Teflon implant had to be revised because of vertigo and conductive hearing loss which was observed during MRI...
  50. ncbi [Results after rebuilding the ossicular chain using the autogenous incus, ionomer-cement-and titanium implants (tympanoplasty type III)]
    G Geyer
    Klinik für HNO Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:164-70. 2002
    ..Prospective clinical trial as well as collecting and evaluating relevant intraoperative and postoperative findings may be helpful to find the appropriate bone substitute in each case when rebuilding middle ear structures...
  51. ncbi The malleus-stapes offset
    N Wendell Todd
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, 1365A Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, U S A
    Laryngoscope 118:110-5. 2008
    ..The malleus-stapes offset create challenges during ossiculoplasty, specifically the positioning of an interposed incus or replacement prosthesis relative to the manubrium...
  52. ncbi Modification of closed tympanoplasty in middle ear cholesteatoma
    Zhi Gang Zhang
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510120, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 123:447-51. 2010
    ..However, the drawback of these procedures is the lack of hearing improvement. Therefore, our study aimed to investigate the effects and safety of a modification of closed tympanoplasty for middle ear cholesteatoma...
  53. ncbi Endoskeletal ossicular reconstruction using the Kraus K-Helix Crown and Piston middle ear prostheses
    Eric M Kraus
    The Ear Center of Greensboro, NC, USA
    ORL Head Neck Nurs 28:8-16. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi Ossiculoplasty with intact stapes and absent malleus: the silastic banding technique
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 26:846-52. 2005
    ..Ossiculoplasty is performed with a total ossicular replacement prosthesis positioned from the stapes footplate to the under-surface of the tympanic membrane, using a Silastic banding technique to stabilize the prosthesis...
  55. ncbi [Vestibulotomy about the displaced facial nerve]
    Shou Qin Zhao
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 38:195-7. 2003
    ..To investigate the feasibility of vestibulotomy above the displaced facial nerve...
  56. ncbi A modified prosthesis head for middle ear titanium implants--experimental and first clinical results
    Jan Christoffer Luers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 31:624-9. 2010
    ..Our study evaluated the use of a new prosthesis design with the aim to reduce short-term postoperative prosthesis dislocation in mind...
  57. ncbi The floating mass transducer of the Vibrant Soundbridge interposed between the stapes and tympanic membrane after incus necrosis
    Cor W R J Cremers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 30:76-8. 2009
    ..The floating mass transducer (FMT) of the Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB) can be interposed in the middle ear in case of an absent incus...
  58. ncbi Otosclerosis of the incus
    Pedro Alberto Escada
    Departments of Otolaryngology, Egas Moniz Universitary Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Otol Neurotol 28:301-3. 2007
    ..To report a case of a patient with otosclerosis of the incus...
  59. ncbi Hearing results using titanium ossicular replacement prosthesis in intact canal wall tympanoplasty for cholesteatoma
    Nicola Quaranta
    Department of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, University of Bari, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:36-40. 2011
    ..Hearing results were worse compared with other reports; however, no conclusion can be drawn on the basis of the literature because of the heterogeneity of the populations studied...
  60. ncbi Perichondrium/cartilage composite graft for repairing large tympanic membrane perforations and hearing improvement
    Xiao Wei Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 123:301-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate a novel technique of perichondrium/cartilage composite graft for repairing the large TM perforation in the patient of otitis media...
  61. ncbi Effects of ossicular prosthesis mass and section of the stapes tendon on middle ear transmission
    Manohar Bance
    E A R Laboratory, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 36:113-9. 2007
    ..The effects of changing prosthesis mass on middle ear transmission have not been previously systematically studied. Neither has the effect of stapes tendon sectioning. These are important parameters that can be surgically varied...
  62. ncbi A new implantable middle ear hearing device for mixed hearing loss: A feasibility study in human temporal bones
    Alexander M Huber
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Otol Neurotol 27:1104-9. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility of a new, active middle ear device in temporal bones (TB)...
  63. ncbi Physiologic reestablishment of ossicular continuity during excision of retraction pockets: use of hydroxyapatite bone cement for rebridging the incus
    Mohamed Nasser Elsheikh
    Otolaryngology Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:196-9. 2006
    ..To analyze the results obtained from hydroxyapatite bone cement repair of ossicular discontinuity between the incus and stapes during surgery of retraction pockets...
  64. pmc Revision stapes surgery for recurrent transmissional hearing loss after stapedectomy and stapedotomy for otosclerosis
    R Puxeddu
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Organ Transplantation, Section of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cagliari, S Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Cagliari, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:347-52. 2005
    ..In the present series, the use of the total ossicular replacement prosthesis resulted in the poorest functional hearing results...
  65. ncbi Surgery of idiopathic malleus fixation
    Cristian Martin
    ENT Department of the Saint Etienne University Hospital, Saint Etienne, France
    Otol Neurotol 30:165-9. 2009
    ..To describe and compare 2 different surgical techniques used in treatment of malleus fixation syndrome...
  66. ncbi A new double-cartilage block ossiculoplasty: long-term results
    Giuseppe Malafronte
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera G Moscati, Avellino, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 29:531-3. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi Atypical incus necrosis: a case report and literature review
    N Choudhury
    Department of Otolaryngology, Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 122:1124-6. 2008
    ..We report an atypical case of ossicular necrosis affecting the incus, in the absence of any history of chronic serous otitis media. We also discuss the current theories of incus necrosis...
  68. ncbi Use of Mimix hydroxyapatite bone cement for difficult ossicular reconstruction
    Joel A Goebel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:727-34. 2005
    ..To describe the advantages of using Mimix hydroxyapatite (HA) bone cement in reconstructing a variety of ossicular chain abnormalities...
  69. ncbi Cartilage tympanoplasty: indications, techniques, and results
    Enis Alpin Guneri
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:362-8. 2009
    ..To present our experience with cartilage grafts in ear surgery and review the indications and techniques...
  70. ncbi [Toxicity of glass ionomer cement]
    B Lübben
    Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen, Ohrenkranke der Universität Würzburg
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:214-22. 2001
    ..g. as an ossicular prosthesis, good biocompatibility with outstanding functional results...
  71. ncbi [Congenital ossicular malformation: a study of 27 ears]
    Shigefumi Morioka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 113:790-7. 2010
    ..We discuss problems and solutions using a malleus attachment piston or prosthesis, preoperative audio-and radiological findings, and operative findings including facial nerve anomaly and congenital cholesteatoma...
  72. ncbi [The avian middle ear (Struthio camelus). Data for the physiology of sound transmission in systems with a single ossicle in the chain]
    Luis Angel Vallejo Valdezate
    Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 58:246-51. 2007
    ..The columella of birds, often cited in the literature, has yet to be adequately described. We aim to give an account of this transmission element, describing its anchoring systems and detailing the muscle associated to it...
  73. ncbi Vibro-acoustic modelling of the outer and middle ear using the finite-element method
    P J Prendergast
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin
    Audiol Neurootol 4:185-91. 1999
    ..Ratios of stapes motion with and without the prostheses are plotted as a function of frequency allowing this effect to be clearly observed...
  74. ncbi An analysis of the single-stage tympanoplasty with over-underlay grafting in tympanosclerosis
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Otol Neurotol 25:211-4. 2004
    ..Our objective was to analyze the results of tympanosclerosis surgery using over-underlay tympanoplasty and to find out the effect of single-stage surgery on hearing results...
  75. ncbi [Passive and active middle ear implants]
    D Beutner
    Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenkrankheiten, Kopf und Halschirurgie der Universität zu Köln, Koln
    Laryngorhinootologie 88:S32-47. 2009
    ..Here, implantable hearing aids, successfully used in cases of sensorineural hearing loss, offer a promising alternative. This article reviews the actual state of affairs of passive and active middle ear implants...
  76. ncbi Congenital absence of the incus bilaterally without other otologic anomalies: a new case report
    Reza Rahbar
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders, Children s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 81:274-6, 278. 2002
    ..The patient was treated with partial ossicular replacement prostheses, which resulted in an improvement in his hearing...
  77. ncbi A self-adjusting ossicular prosthesis containing polyurethane sponge
    Hiroyuki Yamada
    Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford, CA 94305 5328, USA
    Otol Neurotol 31:1404-8. 2010
    ..Middle ear ossicular replacement prostheses whose length can adjust in vivo to changes in middle ear dimensions following insertion may have acoustic advantages...
  78. ncbi Effect of ossicular prosthesis biofilms on middle ear scarring and hearing outcomes
    Eric M Jaryszak
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:1191-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if biofilms are present on ORPs in patients undergoing revision ossicular chain reconstruction and if their presence correlates with middle ear scarring or hearing outcomes...
  79. ncbi A study on reconstruction of ossicular chain by an in situ bone tissue engineering technique
    Jian Jun Sun
    Center of Otorhinolaryngology of PLA, Naval General Hospital, Beijing, China
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:507-11. 2009
    ..The acellular cancellous bone with recombinant bone morphogenetic proteins 2 (rhBMP-2) could induce osteogenesis in the acoustic vesicle; this material might be used to reconstruct defects of the ossicular chain...
  80. ncbi First experiences with a new adjustable length titanium ossicular prosthesis (ALTO)
    Mark Praetorius
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Heidelberg Medical Center, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:1237-41. 2010
    ..The new length-adjustable titanium prosthesis can give good results in terms of hearing results in ossiculoplasty. The possibility to readjust the length intraoperatively was seen as a good feature...
  81. ncbi Stabilising total ossicular replacement prosthesis for ossiculoplasty with an absent malleus in canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy - a randomised controlled study
    G Babighian
    Department of Otolaryngology Otosurgery, Az Ospedaliera Università, Padova, Italy
    Clin Otolaryngol 36:543-9. 2011
    ..To compare two titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis (TORP) stabilisation techniques in canal wall down mastoidectomy presenting with footplate only and absent malleus handle...
  82. pmc Fully implantable Otologics MET Carina device for the treatment of sensorineural hearing loss. Preliminary surgical and clinical results
    L Bruschini
    Otology and Cochlear Implants Division, University of Pisa, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 29:79-85. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi A novel implantable hearing system with direct acoustic cochlear stimulation
    Rudolf Hausler
    Department of ENT, Head, Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 13:247-56. 2008
    ..5-4 kHz, DACS switched off). No device-related serious medical complications occurred and all patients have continued to use their device on a daily basis for over 2 years...
  84. pmc Experience with the Vibrant Soundbridge RW-Coupler for round window Vibroplasty with tympanosclerosis
    Satoshi Iwasaki
    Department of Hearing Implant Sciences, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto City, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:676-82. 2012
    ..The results of the present case have shown the feasibility of implanting a VSB with RW-Coupler in patients with mixed hearing loss due to tympanosclerosis...
  85. ncbi Malleostapedotomy prosthesis size and shape: key measurements from a temporal bone study
    Michael B Gluth
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Otol Neurotol 33:518-22. 2012
    ..By determining the dimensions of middle ear anatomic relationships pertinent to malleostapedotomy (MS), a simplified, yet optimized scheme for sizing, shaping, and placing a prosthesis can be generated...
  86. ncbi Active middle ear implants in patients undergoing subtotal petrosectomy: new application for the Vibrant Soundbridge device and its implication for lateral cranium base surgery
    Thomas Linder
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Kantonsspital Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
    Otol Neurotol 30:41-7. 2009
    ..The direct placement of a vibrating floating mass transducer (FMT) onto the round window membrane with obliteration of the surgical cavity is a new option...
  87. ncbi Assessment of a direct acoustic cochlear stimulator
    Michail Chatzimichalis
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 17:299-308. 2012
    ..5 kHz) of the DACS PI for all tested stapes prostheses. Above the resonance, the SMart Piston, which is composed of a shape-memory alloy, had the best coupling quality...
  88. ncbi Optimal placement of recording electrodes for quantifying facial nerve compound muscle action potential
    LanJun Guo
    Neurophysiological Monitoring Service, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:710-3. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi Endoscopic transcanal stapedotomy: how I do it
    Lela Migirov
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 5262l Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:1547-9. 2013
    ..Our preliminary results indicate that transcanal fully endoscopic stapedotomy is a feasible and safe technique for surgical management of hearing loss associated with otosclerosis...
  90. ncbi Ossicular chain reconstruction with a titanium prosthesis
    J A Roth
    Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children s Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    J Laryngol Otol 123:1082-6. 2009
    ..The ideal ossicular chain reconstruction prosthesis has yet to be defined. This paper examines, for the first time, the use of a titanium prosthesis for ossicular chain reconstruction in Australian patients...
  91. ncbi Grading system for the selection of patients with congenital aural atresia for active middle ear implants
    Henning Frenzel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Facial Plastic Operations, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Neuroradiology 55:895-911. 2013
    ..Some items are expendable, whereas other important imaging factors are missing. We aimed to create a new grading system that could describe the extent of the malformation and predict the viability and challenges of implanting an aMEI...
  92. ncbi Factors affecting fenestration of the footplate in stapes surgery: effectiveness of Fisch's reversal steps stapedotomy
    Hiromi Ueda
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi and Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 34:1576-80. 2013
    ..To analyze the factors affecting the fenestration of the footplate in stapes surgery and to evaluate the effectiveness of Fisch's reversal steps stapedotomy...
  93. ncbi Revision stapes surgery
    Mehmet Ziya Ozüer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Izmir Teaching and Research Hospital and CI Center, Izmir, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:109-13. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the surgical findings and hearing outcomes of 84 revision stapes surgeries...
  94. ncbi [Own experience in stapes revision surgery--analysis of indications]
    Marcin Durko
    Katedra Otolaryngologii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi
    Otolaryngol Pol 62:468-70. 2008
    ..Analysis of indications for stapes revision surgery in patients qualified for the secondary procedure at the Otosurgery Dept. Medical University of Lodz...
  95. ncbi Type III tympanoplasty with titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis: anatomic and functional results
    Rodrigo Iñiguez-Cuadra
    Servicio de ORL, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Otol Neurotol 31:409-14. 2010
    ..To evaluate anatomical and functional results using titanium prostheses in cartilage palisade tympanoplasties...
  96. pmc Experimental investigation of rotational tomography in reconstructed middle ears with clinical implications
    Christian Offergeld
    Dept of ORL, HNS, University of Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Hear Res 263:191-7. 2010
    ..05). Following our experimental results RT is an innovative, relevant and useful imaging technique to obtain immediate postoperative feedback after ossicular reconstruction and to precisely determine the position of middle ear implants...
  97. ncbi [Devitalization of cholesteatoma on human ossicles by hydrostatic high pressure treatment]
    S Dommerich
    Universitätsklinikum Rostock, Klinik und Poliklinik für HNO Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie Otto Körner, Rostock
    Laryngorhinootologie 89:284-8. 2010
    ..In an attempt to eliminated these epithelial cells we tested extracorporal high-pressure hydrostatic treatment as a new method for devitalizing the bone but maintaining its structure...
  98. ncbi Canal wall-down mastoidectomy with mastoid obliteration for pediatric cholesteatoma
    Jiaqiang Sun
    Department of Otolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital and Key Laboratory of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Capital Medical University, Ministry of Education, Beijing
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:259-62. 2010
    ..Canal wall-down mastoidectomy with mastoid and epitympanum obliteration is a good choice for treatment of cholesteatoma in children...
  99. ncbi The Esteem System: a totally implantable hearing device
    J Maurer
    Department for Otorhinolaryngolgy, Head and Neck Surgery, and Center for Hearing and Communication, Katholisches Klinikum Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 69:59-71. 2010
    ..Our experience shows that this system can provide considerable benefit to patients with sensorineural hearing loss...
  100. ncbi Temporal bone fracture with ossicular dislocation caused by a blow to the opposite side of the head
    Kyoko Chujo
    Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Hamanomachi Hospital, Fukuoka 810 8539, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 35:273-5. 2008
    ..Well-developed mastoid cells are composed of sparse, light bone in contrast to the compact bone of the bony canal, ossicles, and otic capsule, and therefore their mechanical compliance may differ...
  101. ncbi Physiological assessment of active middle ear implant coupling to the round window in Chinchilla lanigera
    J Eric Lupo
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:641-7. 2011
    ..To study the effects of various active middle ear implant loading parameters on round window stimulation in an animal model...

Research Grants3

  1. The Effects of Resveratrol on Presbyacusis
    Michael Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data will provide novel strategies to impart greater wellness in the elderly population and perhaps have a positive effect on health care expenses. ..
  2. Ear Biomechanics for Restoration of Hearing
    RONG GAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the results will be essential for improving the diagnosis of OME, assessing surgical treatment for conductive hearing loss, and potentially improve the quality of life for millions of people. ..
  3. Development of a laser holography otoscope for diagnosis in the clinic
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..