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Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery

I enjoyed reading Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery by Sanna et al. The authors are to be commended on the excellence of the illustrations within this text, both in schematic line drawings and operative images. I found both to be...

Assessing Middle Ear Function in Infants

This book fills a significant void in the clinical literature. There are key reference texts for each area of clinical work which should be on every departmental bookshelf, and Assessing Middle Ear Function in Infants joins that list. It might...

Chorda tympani in middle ear surgery

This was a prospective study at a single Belgian centre that aimed to monitor postoperative taste problems after middle ear surgery. The authors also looked at the influence of pathology and manipulation of chorda tympani (CT) on its function. Taste...

INVENTIS MIDDLE EAR ANALYSERS • Timpani

TIMPANI, the latest instrument of the Inventis Orchestra, is the first and only handheld tympanometer offering automatic tympanometry, ipsilateral acoustic reflex test and screening pure tone audiometry. Flute and Clarinet are respectively the diagnostic and clinical tympanometers, covering a wide...

AT235 – Automatic middle ear analyser

AT235 is an automatic middle ear analyser ideal for both diagnostic and clinical evaluations. AT235 also includes pure tone audiometry and the modified Hughson-Westlake audiometry test. HDMI output Dedicated probe systems: Diagnostic or clinical Direct color printing OtoAccess® and EMR...

Microsurgical Management of Middle Ear and Petrous Bone Cholesteatoma

Several years ago, after being appointed as a consultant, my esteemed senior colleague entered my office and questioned why I was reading a textbook at that stage of my career, suggesting that I should be focusing solely on journals. Whilst...

Middle ear pressures with different anaesthetic agents

The use of appropriate anaesthetic agents is essential to avoid complications during middle ear surgery. This Turkish study attempted to identify whether intravenous (IV) anaesthetics (propofol) or inhalational agents (sevoflurane) cause more variations in middle ear pressures. The authors performed...

Treating middle ear conditions in developing countries

This month’s journal issue discussed global health in otolaryngology with this paper focusing on the management of chronic middle ear disease in the developing world. Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is more common in developing countries. The reason for this...

Endoscopic middle ear surgery for cholesteatoma treatment

A critical question when any new technique is proposed is ‘does it work?’ In this article Daniele Marchioni and Davide Soloperto discuss the success rates of endoscopic ear surgery for cholesteatoma. Introduction Surgical management of cholesteatoma is still a controversial...

Middle ear reconstruction in children: why, when and how

Every ear in every child is different. Rob Nash discusses the rationale behind reconstructive ear surgery in children and his philosophy on timing and techniques of reconstruction. It is rare for middle ear pathologies to be life threatening. Indeed, it...

Middle ear muscle disorders: presentation, diagnosis and management

Patients often report symptoms relating to disorders of the middle ear muscles. Prof Bance gives us an overview of the anatomy and function, as well as guides our diagnosis and management. The middle ear muscles (MEMs) are a mystery, both...

Titan™ Portable clinical middle ear analyser

Titan is a handheld middle ear analyser, which you can customize for hearing screening, diagnostics, and advanced clinical testing. With the diagnostic and clinical versions of Titan, you have the option to add wideband tympanometry (WBT), which builds upon traditional...