Cartilage-wire-fascia compact total ossicular replacement prosthesis in one-stage cholesteatoma surgery

Victor Vital, Iordanis Konstantinidis, Iosif Vital, Stefanos Triaridis & Jannis Constantinidis
Retraction pocket and extrusion of the ossicular prosthesis remain significant problems after tympanoplasty in cholesteatoma surgery. This study presents an alternative surgical technique with a total compact ossicular prosthesis including cartilage, wire, and temporalis fascia. A total of 42 patients[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]