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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I havr: Many years ago i used to perform stapedectomies. I don't any longer because i don't see enough patients who are operative candidates to keep my skills ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You should not: What specific problem are you concerned about? I would make sure to discuss any concerns about how any medical issues might relate to a stapedectomy w ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Otosclerosis: Stapedectomy/stapedotomy is a procedure for Otosclerosis. In this condition, the stapes bone in the middle ear is fixed with bony overgrowth resultin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not common: If you were in good health before stapedectomy and did not get sick often, you should not expect to get sick more often afterwards.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
To hear better: stapedectomy/stapedotomy surgery typically has a very high rate of success in improving hearing loss in patients with otosclerosis. Common symptoms i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
22 years experience Radiology
Check with surgeon: If no metal, clips, or devices are part of the surgery than MRI is typically safe post-op. You need to receive clearance from your surgeon before you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: The areas involved in meningitis & such surgery are separated by layers of tissue. Such tissues form barriers to entry of germs. It is thus unlik ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Exasperated: Please repost and include the answer to your question given to you by the surgeon who actually performed the stapedectomy; or, if you haven't asked hi ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask the Surgeon: I think the best person to answer that is your surgeon ,because the knowledge of how extensive your surgery was.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hearing loss causes:: Hearing loss causes include: single loud noises (such as an explosion), prolonged loud noise (such as loud music in earphones), head injuries (so alw ... Read More

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