Ossicular Implants

  • Adrien A. Eshraghi
  • Hessam Elfiki
  • Steven R. Mobley
  • Thomas J. Balkany

Abstract

Middle ear function requires an intact, mobile tympanic membrane, an air-containing mucosa-lined middle ear space, and a connection between the tympanic membrane and the inner-ear fluids. Restoration of function to hearing-impaired patients is often feasible with modern surgical approaches.

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© Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrien A. Eshraghi
    • 1
  • Hessam Elfiki
    • 1
  • Steven R. Mobley
    • 1
  • Thomas J. Balkany
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyUniversity of Miami. School of MedicineMiami
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology, Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiami

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