CH 13: Part II

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mariamandrussow
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CH 13: Part II
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2012-07-18 20:01:04
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  1. microsurgery
    surgery with the use of a microscope
  2. myringotomy
    tympanostomy
    incision into the eardrum
  3. otoplasty
    surgical repair of the external ear
  4. stapedectomy
    excision of the stapes to correct otosclerosis
  5. tympanoplasty
    vein graft of a scarred tympanic membrane to improve sound conduction
  6. auditory prosthesis
    an internal or external device that improves/substitutes natural hearing
  7. hearing aid
    external amplifying device to improve hearing- improves collection of sound
  8. cochlear implant
    electronic device implanted in the cochlea that provides sound perception to patients with nerve/hearing loss
  9. ear lavage
    irrigation of teh external ear canal
  10. ear instillation
    introduction of medicated solution into the external ear canal

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