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SSC Occlusion

Surgical Procedure

Superior Semicircular Canal Occlusion

Indications for Surgery

Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

Anesthesia

General

Surgical Time

2 hours

Hospital Admission

Yes, 1-2 day admision

Surgical Procedure

A Middle Fossa Craniotomy is performed affording access to the base of the skull and the superior semicircular canal. The canal is plugged with fibrous tissue alleviating the source of balance disturbance and frequently the hearing loss associated with this syndrome.

 

 


 
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