Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Apr 9;131:109872. Epub 2020 Jan 9.
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ningbo Medical Center (Ningbo Lihuili Hospital), The Affiliated Lihuili Hospital of Ningbo University, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China; School of Medicine, Ningbo University, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. Electronic address:
Acquired cholesteatoma leads to significant morbidities while current surgical options remain a challenge. The principles of surgery include complete removal of disease, prevention of recurrence, and restoration of hearing function when possible. Traditionally, this has been performed using microscopes; however, a novel technique using endoscopes offers a new perspective on our understanding of anatomy, pathogenesis and surgical approaches. Read More