STAPEDOTOMY

It is a surgery indicated for Otosclerosis wherein there is a fixation of Stapes bone of the middle ear.

Primary Health Care

This surgery is indicated in the condition called Otosclerosis , wherein there is a fixation of one of the bones(Stapes) of the middle ear hence impeding sound conductance across the ear to the nerve of hearing. In this surgery, a hole is made in the fixed bone and a prosthetic piston is placed inside the hole and connected to the other bones of the middle ear thereby restoring the sound conductance.


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