Chronic Otitis Media
Indications for Surgery
Chronically infected ear with eardrum perforation, or Eardrum perforation with poor eustachion tube function are indications that you may need surgery.
The Auditory Brainstem Implant procedure requires a General Anesthetic.
The length of this procedure is 1 to 2 hours.
A hospital admission is not required, your procedure will be done on an out patient basis.
About the Procedure
Mastoidectomy and Tympanoplasty, in some cases Middle Ear Reconstructive surgery.
Frequently associated with Cholesteatoma. Inadequate eustachion tube function may need to be treated with a Tympanostomy Tube.