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Title Otosclerosis and stapes surgery / volume editors, Wolfgang Arnold, Rudolf Häusler
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 378 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology ; vol. 65
Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology ; v. 65
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Epidemiology and Natural History; Histopathology of Otosclerosis and Related Bone Diseases; Molecular Biology, Genetics, Etiopathology; Audiological Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis; Middle Ear Mechanics and their Clinical Implications; Stapes Surgery: Development and Techniques; Lasers in Stapes Surgery; Stapes Revision Surgery and Complications; Vibrant Soundbridge Middle Ear Implant in Ostosclerosis; Outcome Evaluation; Teaching of Stapes Surgery; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary Otosclerosis is a disorder causing a hardening of the middle ear bones which leads to a progressive hearing loss. Internationally renowned experts met in Saas Fee (Switzerland) in 2004 to discuss otosclerosis and stapes surgery, and they have subsequently been invited by the editor to present their findings in this publication. From basic to clinical research, all relevant topics such as epidemiology, genetics, histopathology, molecular biology, and virus etiology are described. Also shown are the mechanics of the middle ear in model and in vivo, audiologic and imaging procedures, and surgical
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Otosclerosis.
Stapes Surgery -- methods.
Stapes -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Arnold, W. (Wolfgang), 1941-
Häusler, R.
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 142946836X (electronic bk.)
9781429468367 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover alk. paper)
(hardcover alk. paper)