Otosclerosis update (2) - Treatment and prevention

Kaoru Ogawa, Yasuhiro Inoue, Hideyuki Saito, Sho Kanzaki, Yasuhide Okamoto, Kunio Mizutari, Takashi Suzuki, Naoki Oishi, Yukiko Watada, Takahisa Watabe, Masato Fujioka

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Conductive hearing impairiment induced by otosclerosis, a typical otological disease, can be dramatically improved by surgery. This review introduces an original surgical procedure using a ceramic apatite implant, and summarizes successful surgical results involving 160 otosclerotic ears.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-112
Number of pages10
JournalPractica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Feb


  • Ceramic apatite implant
  • Ear fullness
  • Otosclerosis
  • Prevention
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tinnitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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