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Management of the totally disabled middle ear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  449516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A short review of past techniques and materials used in treating the totally disabled middle ear is presented. Basic principles to be observed in management of this problem are discussed and the method of middle ear rehabilitation using the double layer Silastic technique is introduced. Cases (231) are reviewed with comments on the functional results achieved. It is concluded that a reliable total ossicular replacement prosthesis has yet to be produced.
T M McGee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1979 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-08-29     Completed Date:  1979-08-29     Revised Date:  2006-04-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  730-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ear Ossicles / surgery
Ear, Middle / surgery*
Fascia / transplantation
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable
Otitis Media / surgery*
Prostheses and Implants
Silicone Elastomers
Transplantation, Autologous
Tympanoplasty / methods
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Silicone Elastomers

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