Co-authored by leading specialists, this focused and timely book provides a practical discussion of otosclerosis diagnosis, treatment, and management. Whether you are an experienced otologist or a beginner, Otosclerosis and Stapedectomy offers the information you need to tackle common problems and manage them toward a successful outcome for your patients. In its comprehensive coverage, the text utilizes an evidence-based approach, integrating clinical expertise with the best available research on otosclerosis. The book presents a step-by-step account of stapedectomy surgery, with detailed discussions of indications and contraindications accompanied by lucid illustrations. It also covers the current applications of erbium lasers; medical management of otosclerosis using CT scanning and audiometry as parameters; complication avoidance and troubleshooting; and much more!Highlights: - Takes beginners through the fundamental steps necessary to fully understand otosclerosis and stapedectomy- - Explores the latest advances in medical management, hearing aid challenges, and cochlear otosclerosis - Examines the important controversy concerning stapedectomy versus stapedotomy - Features special chapters on revision and laser stapedectomy - Includes practical quiz at the end of the book to help reinforce all the text's salient features For a current, comprehensive, and practical approach to new techniques in surgical and medical management of otosclerosis, turn to this key reference. All otolaryngologists, otolgy fellows and ENT surgeons will find it invaluable.
1. The Historical Background of Otosclerosis 2. The Pathology of Otosclerosis 3. Physical Examination and Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis 4. Audiological Evaluation of the Patient with Otosclerosis 5. Radiological Imaging of Otosclerosis 6. Cochlear Otosclerosis 7. Medical Treatment of Otosclerosis 8. Hearing Aids and Otosclerosis 9. Lasers in Otosclerosis 10. Stapedectomy 11. Obliterative Otosclerosis 12. Poststapedectomy Perilymph Fistulae 13. Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Immediately Following Stapedectomy 14. Stapedectomy versus Stapedotomy 15. Bilateral Otosclerosis 16. Special Conditions and Complications in Otosclerosis Surgery 17. Otodystrophies Appendix: Quiz