Our experience with titanium stapes prostheses in stapes surgery

Stan Cotulbea, Stelian Lupescu, Virgilius Draganescu, Florin Trales & Nicolae Constantin Balica
Introduction: The main techniques used today in stapes surgery are: total stapedectomy, partial posterior stapedectomy and stapedotomy. The advantages of stapedotomy are: less trauma to the inner ear and a better stability of the prosthesis. The stapedotomy opening can be made with manual perforators,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]