Otol Neurotol 2021 Mar 19. Epub 2021 Mar 19.
Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore Ear Science Institute Australia, Subiaco WA Ear Sciences Centre, Medical School, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Section Ear and Hearing, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Objective: Conductive hearing loss (CHL) commonly arises in patients with spontaneous dehiscence of the tegmen of the temporal bone with meningoencephalocele (SME). The aim of this study was to further investigate 1) the potential mechanisms for CHL in this setting; 2) hearing outcomes following surgery to address SME, and 3) the possible causes of persistent CHL following surgery.
Study Design: Retrospective case review. Read More