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Otosclerosis and stapes surgery: What to expect  
Abstract:  Explains what otosclerosis is, how it develops, normal ear function, and related hearing loss: stapedial otosclerosis and cochlear otosclerosis. Discusses treatment options such as medical intervention, hearing aids, and stapes surgery. Explains in detail the stapes surgery process, hearing improvement, reduction of tinnitus, and potential complications. Includes anatomy and procedure-related llustrations, and contact phone numbers for further information.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1997, March 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
General Topics:  Surgery; Medical Equipment & Supplies; Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Hearing Loss; Hearing Aids; Ear Surgery; Ear Disorders
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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