Stapedotomy: Functional Results with Different Diameter Prostheses
Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, 03/02/2012
Cavaliere M et al. – It can be concluded, therefore, that in stapedotomy surgery, functional recovery is not affected by the diameter of the prosthesis used. A smaller diameter prosthesis is, however, the one of choice when the facial nerve is prominent or the oval window particularly narrow.