oa South African Medical Journal - Surgery in otosclerosis with a reference to successful fenestration of the stapes footplate
|Article Title||Surgery in otosclerosis with a reference to successful fenestration of the stapes footplate|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth|
|Publication Date||May 1960|
|Pages||375 - 376|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Otosclerosis, Stapes footplate, Successful fenestration and Surgery|
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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