Ulku, H. The Journal of craniofacial surgery. Published online: March 2017
The objective of this study was to analyze the results of endoscopy-assisted ear surgery for the treatment of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma, adhesion, or retraction pockets.
Oto-endoscopic eradication of the cholesteatoma or epithelial tissue from hidden area after the all visible cholesteatoma removal by oto-microscope improves the quality of surgery, significantly decreases the frequency of the canal wall-down procedure and posterior tympanotomy requirements with acceptable residual cholesteatoma rates.
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