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81st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

12.05. - 16.05.2010, Wiesbaden

Combined transmastoid endocanalicular approach during the active CI electrode installation

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  • corresponding author Mario Milkov - Medical University, Varna, Bulgarien
  • Ivan Tsenev - Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Kuncho Kunev - Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Emil Tsenev - PAN Klinik, Cologne, Germany

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie. 81. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie. Wiesbaden, 12.-16.05.2010. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2010. Doc10hnod377

DOI: 10.3205/10hnod377, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-10hnod3773

Published: April 22, 2010

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The proposed by us combined transmastoid endocanalicular surgical approach for CI electrode installation was used in 45 patients at different age.

The surgical technique starts with skin dissection of the posterior wall of the auricular canal till ch. tympani is exposed. Then a part of the upper posterior bone wall is opened and the long process of incus is exposed.

Afterwards we use the transmastoid approach to create a canal on the posterior wall in the direction of the long process of incus. Cochleostomy is made through the auditory canal.