Any ear related problem, if not treated on time or properly, can result in permanent warp. Timely & Productive treatment is assured at BLK. Stapedotomy is a surgery carried out to make hearing of a patient better.
Stapes or Stapes footplate is a small yet a crucial part in the ear. It helps a person in hearing properly. Mostly the Stapes footplate is a flexible bone yet in certain patients it becomes fixated resulting in partial hear loss.
BLK Super Speciality Hospital is equipped with all the latest technology and state-of-the-art-equipment. The team of doctors at every department is globally competent and highly skilled. The ENT Department at BLK is one of the busiest departments. Even after the swarm of patients lining up at the OPD, our doctors give full attention to each patient in comprehending their condition and offering the best advice.
What are the causes of fixated Stapes footplate?
The Stapes footplate can be fixated by birth due to malformation or may become fixated due to abnormal mineralization of the temporal bone.
What is the Stapedotomy procedure involves?
The Stapedotomy is performed surgically. It is a minimal invasive surgery at which point a tiny incision is made in the stapes footplate through micro drill or laser after which the doctor applies prosthesis. The implant helps in the activeness of the stapes footplate.