Titanium stapes prostheses in otosclerosis surgery

Stan Cotulbea & Stelian Lupescu
Introduction: The main techniques used today in stapes surgery are: stapedectomy (under 10%), partial posterior stapedectomy (small fenestra technique) and stapedotomy (more than 90%). The advantages of stapedotomy are: less trauma to the inner ear and a better stability of the prosthesis.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]