CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Annals of Otology and Neurotology 2019; 02(01): 41-42
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1693833
Review Article
Indian Society of Otology

Ossicular Integrity in Chronic Otitis Media (Mucosal Type): A Surgical Review

Sanjeev Mohanty
1  Department of ENT, Head & Neck Surgery, MGM Health Care, Nelson Manickam, Aminjikarai, Chennai, India
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Publication History

Received: 13 June 2019

Accepted: 17 June 2019

Publication Date:
30 September 2019 (online)


Ossicular discontinuity usually cannot be determined unless an operation is performed. However, the predictive value of preoperative audiological factors in diagnosing incudal necrosis in patients with chronic otitis media (COM) – mucosal type is reasonably accurate. Ossiculoplasty was performed with autologous incus, and audiometric assessment was done to compare the hearing improvement postoperatively.