oa South African Medical Journal - Surgery in otosclerosis with a reference to successful fenestration of the stapes footplate

Volume 34, Issue 19
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case of failed stapes mobilization is reported which was successfully treated by fenestration of the stapes footplate, and the instillation of hydrocortisone drops into the middle ear. A brief discussion on the advantages of this procedure is given.

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