Results of KTP-532 laser and tendon preservation stapedotomy in otosclerosis - A preliminary report

P. Hazarika, S. A. Mallick, D. R. Nayak, K. Pujary, R. Balakrishnan, G. Raj

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Abstract

Tendon preservation stapedotomy with or without KTP-532 laser has been performed on 25 cases from November 1998 to February 2000. A study of the symptoms, demographic profile, audiological impairment, surgical treatment and the resultant hearing improvement after 3 weeks and 6 weeks was done. KTP-532 laser assisted crurotomy and stapedotomy was found to be easier than the conventional method. Insertion of the prosthesis was also found to be much easier because of tendon preservation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Volume52
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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