incus

Summary

Summary: One of three ossicles of the middle ear. It conducts sound vibrations from the MALLEUS to the STAPES.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Malleus-stapes assembly: experience with two prostheses
    M Al-Qudah
    Department of ORL HNS, Division of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Laryngol Otol 120:736-9. 2006
  2. ncbi Tympanic-membrane and malleus-incus-complex co-adaptations for high-frequency hearing in mammals
    Sunil Puria
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, 496 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Hear Res 263:183-90. 2010
  3. ncbi [Results after rebuilding the ossicular chain using the autogenous incus, ionomer-cement-and titanium implants (tympanoplasty type III)]
    G Geyer
    Klinik für HNO Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:164-70. 2002
  4. ncbi Osteoma of the incus with congenital cholesteatoma: a case report
    Chul Ho Jang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea
    Auris Nasus Larynx 36:349-52. 2009
  5. pmc Soft tissue morphometry of the malleus-incus complex from micro-CT imaging
    Jae Hoon Sim
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:5-21. 2008
  6. ncbi How does prosthesis head size affect vibration transmission in ossiculoplasty?
    Manohar Bance
    E A R Laboratory, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:70-3. 2007
  7. ncbi Incus and stapes necrosis associated with diabetes mellitus
    M Tuz
    Department of Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 120:E22. 2006
  8. ncbi Applicability of autologous incus: the influence of age and localization of cholesteatoma
    Milan Stankovic
    ORL Clinic, Bul Z Djindjica 52, 18 000, Nis, Serbia
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:995-8. 2007
  9. ncbi How we do it: ionomeric cement to attach the stapes prosthesis to the long process of the incus
    J R Tysome
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:458-60. 2005
  10. ncbi Stapes surgery: how precisely do different prostheses attach to the long process of the incus with different instruments and different surgeons?
    Pingling Kwok
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, D 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 23:289-95. 2002

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Publications224 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Malleus-stapes assembly: experience with two prostheses
    M Al-Qudah
    Department of ORL HNS, Division of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Laryngol Otol 120:736-9. 2006
    ..The most readily available tissue is the patient's incus, reshaped to bridge the space between an intact stapes and the malleus...
  2. ncbi Tympanic-membrane and malleus-incus-complex co-adaptations for high-frequency hearing in mammals
    Sunil Puria
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, 496 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Hear Res 263:183-90. 2010
    ..For guinea pig and chinchilla, the fused malleus-incus complex rotates about an anterior-posterior axis, due to the relatively lightweight ossicles and bilateral ..
  3. ncbi [Results after rebuilding the ossicular chain using the autogenous incus, ionomer-cement-and titanium implants (tympanoplasty type III)]
    G Geyer
    Klinik für HNO Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:164-70. 2002
    ..Prospective clinical trial as well as collecting and evaluating relevant intraoperative and postoperative findings may be helpful to find the appropriate bone substitute in each case when rebuilding middle ear structures...
  4. ncbi Osteoma of the incus with congenital cholesteatoma: a case report
    Chul Ho Jang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea
    Auris Nasus Larynx 36:349-52. 2009
    ..To date, a total of three cases of osteomas of the ossicles, inseparable from malleus and incus, have been described in the English literature...
  5. pmc Soft tissue morphometry of the malleus-incus complex from micro-CT imaging
    Jae Hoon Sim
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:5-21. 2008
    The malleus-incus complex (MIC) is unique to mammalian hearing. To develop a comprehensive biomechanical MIC model for the human middle ear, measurements regarding its anatomical features are a necessity...
  6. ncbi How does prosthesis head size affect vibration transmission in ossiculoplasty?
    Manohar Bance
    E A R Laboratory, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:70-3. 2007
    ..We sought to determine if augmenting or reducing the head size of prosthesis had a systematic effect on transmission of vibrations to the stapes...
  7. ncbi Incus and stapes necrosis associated with diabetes mellitus
    M Tuz
    Department of Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 120:E22. 2006
    ..otitis media is often associated with ossicular defects, the most frequent being necrosis of the long process of incus. Except for infection and cholesteatoma; trauma and local pressure by chorda tympani are uncommon causes leading ..
  8. ncbi Applicability of autologous incus: the influence of age and localization of cholesteatoma
    Milan Stankovic
    ORL Clinic, Bul Z Djindjica 52, 18 000, Nis, Serbia
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:995-8. 2007
    There is a correlation between macroscopic and histologic changes of incus in chronic otitis with cholesteatoma...
  9. ncbi How we do it: ionomeric cement to attach the stapes prosthesis to the long process of the incus
    J R Tysome
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:458-60. 2005
    ..in primary stapes surgery for attachment of the wire loop of the stapes prosthesis to the long process of the incus is reported...
  10. ncbi Stapes surgery: how precisely do different prostheses attach to the long process of the incus with different instruments and different surgeons?
    Pingling Kwok
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, D 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 23:289-95. 2002
    The goal of this study was to compare the attachment of stapes prostheses with differently shaped loops to the long process of the incus.
  11. ncbi Involvement of the incudostapedial joint anomaly in conductive deafness
    Mamoru Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:515-9. 2008
    ..We must be aware that the pathology of the congenital ossicular anomalies is variable and careful surgery is needed for hearing improvement...
  12. ncbi Causes of conductive hearing loss after stapedectomy or stapedotomy: a prospective study of 279 consecutive surgical revisions
    S George Lesinski
    Otology Associates, Inc, Midwest Ear Foundation, 10550 Montgomery Road, Suite 34, Cincinnati, OH 45242, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 23:281-8. 2002
    ..To analyze the causes for residual or recurrent conductive hearing loss following stapedectomy or stapedotomy and then propose surgical techniques to avoid these complications...
  13. ncbi Laser-assisted tympanoplasty for preservation of the ossicular chain in cholesteatoma
    K Nishizaki
    Department of Otolaryngology, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Am J Otolaryngol 22:424-7. 2001
    We report the use of potassium titanyl phosphate laser-assisted tympanoplasty in amputations of the malleus and incus in 2 patients with cholesteatoma medial to those ossicles that had not destroyed the ossicular chain continuity...
  14. ncbi Malleus-to-footplate versus malleus-to-stapes-head ossicular reconstruction prostheses: temporal bone pressure gain measurements and clinical audiological data
    Euan Murugasu
    Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics and Computation Division, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:572-82. 2005
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  15. ncbi Short- and long-term results of stapedectomy in children
    M Szymanski
    Otolaryngology Department, Medical University of Lublin
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 56:412-6. 2001
    ..In 1 patient cochlear otosclerosis was diagnosed and in 1 patient incus anomaly was found during the operation...
  16. ncbi Congenital absence of the incus bilaterally without other otologic anomalies: a new case report
    Reza Rahbar
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders, Children s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 81:274-6, 278. 2002
    ..The patient was treated with partial ossicular replacement prostheses, which resulted in an improvement in his hearing...
  17. ncbi Fetal development of the human tympanic ossicular chain articulations
    J R Whyte
    Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, School of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Cells Tissues Organs 171:241-9. 2002
    ..To obtain further knowledge on the morphogenesis of the articulations in the tympanic ossicular chain in humans...
  18. ncbi Movements of the intact and reconstructed ossicular chain during changes in static pressure
    Robert Mills
    Otolaryngology Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:26-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the motion of the normal and reconstructed ossicular chain during changes in static pressure...
  19. ncbi Development of the dynamic structure (force lines) of the middle ear ossicles in human foetuses
    J Whyte
    Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, School of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Histol Histopathol 23:1049-60. 2008
    ..To study the ontogenic development of the organisation of the human middle ear ossicles structure...
  20. ncbi [Bone ablation using ultrashort laser pulses. A new technique for middle ear surgery]
    B Schwab
    HNO Klinik der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 83:219-25. 2004
    ..The disadvantages are heat development and/or acoustic load of the inner ear. A new laser with ultra short pulses was examined concerning its ablation characteristics and tested for possible applications in the tympanic cavity...
  21. ncbi Surgical skills training in middle-ear surgery
    Robert Mills
    Otolaryngology Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 117:159-63. 2003
    ..This article looks at the present situation in these rapidly developing areas and describes an artificial model developed by the senior author for training in middle-ear procedures...
  22. ncbi Congenital conductive hearing loss in dyschondrosteosis
    Els M R De Leenheer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Center St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:153-8. 2003
    ..In our patient, exploratory tympanotomy revealed ankylosis of the stapes and a malformed incus. A substantial gain in hearing threshold was obtained by a stapedectomy in combination with a malleovestibulopexy.
  23. ncbi MRI scanning and incus fixation in vibrant soundbridge implantation
    Ingo Todt
    Department of Otolaryngology, UKB Berlin, Hospital of the Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 25:969-72. 2004
    Presentation of patient data after Vibrant Sound-bridge (VS) implantation/explantation with respect to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatibility and stability of incus fixation of the implant.
  24. ncbi [Surgery for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation accompanied by malleus fixation at the anterior malleus: report of 2 cases]
    Hirokazu Kawano
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 107:1011-4. 2004
    Most tympanosclerotic stapes fixation involves fixation or erosion of the malleus and/or incus. This status of the ossicular chain is one reason that ossiculoplasty for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation is more difficult than that for ..
  25. ncbi Experimental study of an adjustable-length prosthesis in a temporal bone model
    Shouqin Zhao
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tongren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:33-7. 2005
    ..This prosthesis has the advantage of rapid adjustment at the time of insertion in order to achieve optimal tension and, as a result, optimal sound transmission...
  26. ncbi Bone cement ossiculoplasty: incus to stapes versus malleus to stapes cement bridge
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Turkey
    Otol Neurotol 26:364-7. 2005
    In this study, our purpose was to evaluate results of our experience with bone cement repair of ossicular discontinuity between the incus and stapes and between the malleus and stapes.
  27. ncbi The ponticulus: an anatomic study
    James J Holt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:1122-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to resolve anatomic ambiguities of the ponticulus so the surgeon will be better able to remove disease from the posterior tympanum...
  28. ncbi Unusual middle-ear mischief: trans-tympanic trauma from a hair grip resulting in ossicular, facial nerve and oval window disruption
    J D Snelling
    Department of Otolaryngology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 120:793-5. 2006
    ..This is the first reported case of the long process of a dislocated incus resulting in trauma to the horizontal portion of a dehiscent facial nerve...
  29. ncbi In vitro evaluation of a malleus head to stapes head 'incus replica' prosthesis
    R Mills
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 115:97-100. 2001
    An ossicular prosthesis produced by making a mould from a cadaveric incus and injecting ionomeric cement into it (incus replica prosthesis, IRP) has been cemented to the malleus head and stapes head and evaluated in fresh human temporal ..
  30. ncbi Conductive deafness with normal eardrum: absence of the long process of the incus
    Keehyun Park
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:816-20. 2007
    The most likely cause of lesions with an absence of the long process of the incus was congenital origin because many cases were associated with the stapedial anomaly...
  31. ncbi Ossicular necrosis following head injury
    V Vital
    1st Academic ENT Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    B-ENT 3:131-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to report on ossicular necrosis in the middle ear occurring shortly after head injury...
  32. ncbi Otosclerosis of the incus
    Pedro Alberto Escada
    Departments of Otolaryngology, Egas Moniz Universitary Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Otol Neurotol 28:301-3. 2007
    To report a case of a patient with otosclerosis of the incus.
  33. ncbi CT scans and 3D reconstructions of Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) heads and ear bones
    Marie E Chapla
    Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 529 OSB W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4320, United States
    Hear Res 228:123-35. 2007
    ..05). Measurements of the ear bones (tympanic, periotic, malleus, incus, and stapes) collected during dissection revealed that the ossicular chain was overly massive for the mass of the ..
  34. ncbi Intraoperative ossicular loading with the Otologics fully implantable hearing device
    Herman A Jenkins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:360-4. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi Malleostapedotomy in tympanosclerosis patients
    G Magliulo
    G Ferreri Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology and Phoniatrics, La Sapienza University, Rome
    J Laryngol Otol 121:1148-50. 2007
    ..The criteria for patient selection for this type of operation, and its results and complications, are discussed...
  36. ncbi Incudostapedial rebridging ossiculoplasty with glass ionomer cement: a case report
    Utku Kubilay
    Department of Otolaryngology, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 17:183-6. 2007
    ..At surgery, the ossicular chain was intact except for discontinuity by a 2-mm gap between the long process of the incus and the head of the stapes. The gap was reconstructed with the use of a fluoroplastic prosthesis...
  37. ncbi [Stapes surgery performed for congenital stapes foot plate fixation--comparison of prosthesis fixation to the malleus vs. the incus]
    Hisayo Nagamine
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Teikyo University, Tokyo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 110:470-6. 2007
    ..prosthesis performed on 30 ears with fixation of the stapes footplate and absence of the long process of the incus. The prosthesis was reformed to avoid dislocation and fixed to the handle of the malleus...
  38. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: retrospective analysis of surgical findings in a series of 21 otosclerosis patients
    Marcin Durko
    Department of Otosurgery, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:273-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective analysis of surgical findings in revision stapes surgery in a group of 21 otosclerosis patients qualified for the secondary procedure at the Otosurgery Department of the Medical University of Lodz, Poland, from 1980 to 2002...
  39. ncbi Malleostapedotomy: the Marburg experience
    C V Dalchow
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:215-21. 2007
    The surgical procedure for patients with otosclerosis routinely is incus stapedotomy. In case of otosclerosis with incus necrosis or a bony fixation of the malleus and incus, malleostapedotomy is performed.
  40. ncbi The crimping problem in stapes surgery
    Pingling Kwok
    Ear, Nose and Throat Department, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:202-5. 2007
    The goal of this study was to compare the attachment of stapes prostheses with differently shaped loops to the long process of the incus.
  41. ncbi Physiologic reestablishment of ossicular continuity during excision of retraction pockets: use of hydroxyapatite bone cement for rebridging the incus
    Mohamed Nasser Elsheikh
    Otolaryngology Department, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:196-9. 2006
    To analyze the results obtained from hydroxyapatite bone cement repair of ossicular discontinuity between the incus and stapes during surgery of retraction pockets.
  42. ncbi Long-term hearing outcomes after ossiculoplasty in comparison to short-term outcomes
    Yasuo Mishiro
    Department of Otolarngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 29:326-9. 2008
    ..To investigate long-term hearing outcomes after ossiculoplasty...
  43. ncbi [Malleostapedotomy in the pathology of the incudomalleolar complex combined with fixation of the stapes]
    V Palomar Asenjo
    Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Facultad de Medicina de la Universitat de Lleida
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 57:161-4. 2006
    ..This circumstance can turn up in several pathologies and also in revision surgery for otosclerosis...
  44. ncbi Exploratory tympanotomy revealing incus discontinuity and stapedial otosclerosis as a cause of conductive hearing loss
    Anita Jeyakumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:466-8. 2006
    To describe a unilateral progressive conductive hearing loss caused by incus discontinuity (without erosion of the long process of the incus), and otosclerosis with fixation of the stapedial footplate.
  45. ncbi Stapes surgery: the diameter of the long process of the incus
    Pingling Kwok
    ENT Department, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, and ORL Zentrum, Hirslanden Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Otol Neurotol 27:469-77. 2006
    The aim of this study was to examine the long process of the incus in respect of its shape and its dimensions at the site of the attachment of a stapes prosthesis.
  46. ncbi Congenital absence of the oval window in a case of esophageal atresia
    Toshihiro Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kyoto, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:495-7. 2007
  47. ncbi Ontogenetic and phylogenetic transformations of the ear ossicles in marsupial mammals
    Marcelo R SAnchez-Villagra
    Zoologisches Institut, Spezielle Zoologie, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Morphol 251:219-38. 2002
    ..than portions representing more recent evolutionary inventions (manubrium of the malleus, crus longum of the incus)...
  48. pmc Stage-specific expression patterns of alkaline phosphatase during development of the first arch skeleton in inbred C57BL/6 mouse embryos
    T Miyake
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Anat 190:239-60. 1997
    ..The perichondria of malleus and incus cartilages express alkaline phosphatase at stage M24...
  49. ncbi Functional morphology of the ear in fossorial rodents, Microtus arvalis and Arvicola terrestris
    Simone Lange
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Bio and Geosciences FB 9, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Morphol 262:770-9. 2004
    ..4 mm2 in M. arvalis and 9 mm2 in A. terrestris. The middle ear exhibited reduced goniale, enlarged incus nearly parallel to the manubrium of the malleus. The malleus-incus lever ratio amounted to 2.1 (M. arvalis) and 2...
  50. ncbi [Functional model of the middle ear ossicles]
    Takahiro Satoda
    School of Oral Health Science, Faculty of Dentistry, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1 2 3, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8553, Japan
    Kaibogaku Zasshi 84:41-6. 2009
    ..1. The mechanism of sound conduction system. When the sound vibrates the tympanic membrane, malleus and incus rotate together. The long process of the incus pushes the head of the stapes. The sound is amplified by leverage...
  51. ncbi Bapx1 regulates patterning in the middle ear: altered regulatory role in the transition from the proximal jaw during vertebrate evolution
    Abigail S Tucker
    Department of Craniofacial Development and Orthodontics, Kings College London, Floor 28, Guy s Tower, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Development 131:1235-45. 2004
    The middle ear apparatus is composed of three endochondrial ossicles (the stapes, incus and malleus) and two membranous bones, the tympanic ring and the gonium, which act as structural components to anchor the ossicles to the skull...
  52. ncbi The malleus-stapes offset
    N Wendell Todd
    Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University, 1365A Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, U S A
    Laryngoscope 118:110-5. 2008
    The malleus-stapes offset create challenges during ossiculoplasty, specifically the positioning of an interposed incus or replacement prosthesis relative to the manubrium.
  53. ncbi Preoperative evaluation of the congenital aural atresia on computed tomography; an analysis of the severity of the deformity of the middle ear and mastoid
    Mustafa Tasar
    Gulhane Medical School, Department of Radiology, Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 62:97-105. 2007
    ..To compare the development of temporal bone in normal and atretic ears and to assess some radiological landmarks that could be important in the hearing restoration interventions in such patients...
  54. ncbi [Movement of the ear ossicles by middle ear muscle contraction]
    K B Huttenbrink
    HNO Klinik der Universität Münster
    Laryngorhinootologie 68:614-21. 1989
    ..The tensor tympani muscle pulls the umbo inwards about 100 microns. Due to the gliding motion in the malleus-incus joint, the stapes is thus pushed inwards by at the most 10 microns and, additionally, displaced anteriorly, ..
  55. ncbi Middle-ear reconstruction: a review of 150 cases
    Ikramullah Khan
    J Laryngol Otol 116:435-9. 2002
    ..Temporalis fascia was used for myringoplasty and a sculptured autologous incus to bridge the malleus to stapes head and malleus to footplate gap...
  56. ncbi [Malleostapedotomy in stapes surgery for otosclerosis with malleus/incus mobility disorder]
    Peina Wu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Guangdong Provincial People s Hospital, Guangzhou, 510080, China
    Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 21:791-3. 2007
    To evaluate the feasibility, safety and effectiveness of malleostapedotomy based on malleus-oval window technique in otosclerosis with malleus/incus mobility disorder.
  57. ncbi Endoskeletal ossicular reconstruction using the Kraus K-Helix Crown and Piston middle ear prostheses
    Eric M Kraus
    The Ear Center of Greensboro, NC, USA
    ORL Head Neck Nurs 28:8-16. 2010
    ..The prostheses have been specifically developed for reconstruction of an eroded or absent long process of the incus and an eroded or absent stapes superstructure. They may be used with or without glass-ionomer cement...
  58. ncbi [Imaging of postoperative failures and complications in stapes surgery for otosclerosis]
    O Naggara
    Département d Imagerie Morphologique et Fonctionnelle, CH Sainte Anne, Paris
    J Radiol 86:1749-61. 2005
    ..of failure are: displacement of the prosthesis, fibrosis of the oval window, erosion of the long process of the incus, incudo-mallear dislocation, obliterative otosclerosis. CT is essential for diagnosis...
  59. ncbi A novel implantable hearing system with direct acoustic cochlear stimulation
    Rudolf Hausler
    Department of ENT, Head, Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 13:247-56. 2008
    ..stapes prosthesis is placed in parallel to the first one into the oval window and attached to the patient's own incus, as in a conventional stapedectomy. Four patients were implanted with an investigational DACS device...
  60. ncbi Reconstruction of the entire ossicular conduction mechanism
    Alex Battaglia
    Department of Head Neck Surgery, Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 3033 Bunker Hill Street, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:654-8. 2003
    Stapes fixation combined with fixation, absence, or malformation of the malleus-incus complex requires an uncommon surgical reconstruction and offers a unique combination of challenges and hazards...
  61. ncbi [Rehabilitation of high frequency hearing loss: use of an active middle ear implant]
    K Böheim
    Abteilung für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Landesklinikum, St Polten, Austria
    HNO 55:690-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was the evaluation of rehabilitation of patients with high frequency hearing loss with the active middle ear implant Vibrant Soundbridge...
  62. ncbi Does packing the eustachian tube impact cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea rates in translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma resections?
    Abraham Jacob
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:934-8. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi [The small fenestra vs large stapedectomy: comparative evaluation of failures and complications]
    G Motta

    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 16:28-35. 1996
    ..coexisting morphological anomalies (such as stenosis of the external ear canal, disjointing or amputation of the incus, difficulty in approaching the oval window, reobliteration of the oval window, facial nerve prolapse) or when ..
  64. ncbi Measles virus prevalence in otosclerotic foci
    Tamás Karosi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:93-106. 2007
    ..measles viruses served as positive controls and cortical bone fragments, stapes superstructures, cadaver stapes, incus and malleolar samples served as negative controls...
  65. ncbi The influence of postoperative tissue formation on sound transmission after stapes surgery
    Jae Hoon Sim
    University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Hear Res 263:38-42. 2010
    In the surgical treatment of otosclerosis, the coupling between the stapes prosthesis and the long process of the incus is critical...
  66. ncbi Cochlear implantation without mastoidectomy: the pericanal electrode insertion technique
    R Hausler
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:715-9. 2002
    ..A new minimally invasive cochlear implantation method with direct electrode insertion through the external auditory canal (EAC) is presented...
  67. ncbi Reversed ipsilateral acoustic reflex pattern
    Haluk Yavuz
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol 36:274-81. 2007
    ..To determine the characteristics and possible origin of reversed ipsilateral acoustic reflex...
  68. ncbi Facial nerve anomalies in association with congenital hearing loss
    Khalid A Al-Mazrou
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Oregon Health and Science University, PV 01, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:1347-53. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to report facial nerve anomalies in patients presenting with congenital hearing loss (COHL) and/or facial nerve palsy...
  69. ncbi Retrospective analysis of the results of implanting Nitinol pistons with heat-crimping piston loops in stapes surgery
    Joachim Albert Hornung
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, FAU Medical School, Waldstr 1, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:27-34. 2010
    ..Nitinol) prosthesis in stapes surgery; on heating, this prosthesis crimps itself around the long process of the incus. In addition, we compare the outcome with results published in the literature...
  70. ncbi The common pig: a possible model for teaching ear surgery
    Andre Gurr
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:213-7. 2010
    ..The pigs' middle ear showed to be very similar to the human one. The incus showed a shortened long process...
  71. ncbi Mutation of the POU-domain gene Brn4/Pou3f4 affects middle-ear sound conduction in the mouse
    Daniel S Samadi
    Mammalian Neurogenetics Group, Center for Childhood Communication, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 712 Abramson Research Center, 34th and Civic Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hear Res 199:11-21. 2005
    ..in the pars flaccida (PF), and subsequently, measuring movements at the umbo and the head of the long arm of the incus. This hole permitted us to measure velocity at the tip of the incus long arm, just above the incudostapedial joint...
  72. ncbi The role of micro-noise trauma in the etiology of aging-related changes in the inner ear
    B A Bohne
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Hear Res 124:132-45. 1998
    Eleven chinchillas between 1 and 2.4 years of age had the malleus/incus complex removed from one middle ear and then lived in the Washington University animal facilities for 4 years post-surgery...
  73. ncbi Facial nerve problems and hearing loss in patients with temporal bone fractures: demographic data
    Sertac Yetiser
    Department of ORL and HNS, Gulhane Medical School, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    J Trauma 65:1314-20. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the cause, treatment methods, radiologic, and intraoperative findings in patients with temporal bone fractures...
  74. ncbi Malleal processus brevis is dispensable for normal hearing in mice
    Zunyi Zhang
    Division of Developmental Biology, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Dev Dyn 227:69-77. 2003
    The mammalian middle ear cavity contains a chain of three ossicles (the malleus, incus, and stapes), which develop from the mesenchyme of the first two branchial arches...
  75. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: the malleus to oval window wire-piston technique
    Darius Kohan
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1520-4. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the malleus to oval window wire-piston revision stapes surgery technique...
  76. ncbi Revision stapes surgery
    Klaus Jahnke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:314-9. 2007
    ..causes that led to revision surgery such as adhesions, prosthetic problems, erosions of the long process of the incus, or refixation of the footplate, and on the different surgical techniques...
  77. ncbi Rotation of middle ear ossicles during cetacean development
    M D Kinkel
    Department of Anatomy, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio 44272, USA
    J Morphol 249:126-31. 2001
    ..the tympanic membrane and reduction of the manubrium is thought to be related to an evolutionary rotation of the incus and malleus out of the plane of the tympanic membrane...
  78. ncbi Resorption of auditory ossicles and hearing loss in mice lacking osteoprotegerin
    Sho Kanzaki
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Bone 39:414-9. 2006
    Bones conduct sound in the middle ear. The three ossicles-the malleus, incus, and stapes-form a chain that transmits vibrations from the tympanic membrane to the oval window of the inner ear...
  79. ncbi [Local antibiotic administration decreases risk of inner ear damage in effodation]
    M Fischer
    Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik, Essen
    Laryngorhinootologie 79:758-61. 2000
    ..These techniques bear a significant risk of sensory hearing loss. Here we analyse our results using the mobilisation technique together with locally applied antibiotics...
  80. ncbi Video pneumatic otoscopy for the diagnosis of conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membranes
    Jae Kwon Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:67-72. 2011
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of video pneumatic otoscopy (VPO) for the diagnosis of conductive hearing loss (CHL) with normal tympanic membranes (TM)...
  81. ncbi Middle ear structure and bone conduction in Spalax, Eospalax, and Tachyoryctes mole-rats (Rodentia: Spalacidae)
    Matthew J Mason
    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Morphol 271:462-72. 2010
    ..proposed that two unusual anatomical adaptations in Spalax allow jaw vibrations to pass to the inner ear via the incus and stapes: a pseudoglenoid (=postglenoid) fossa which accomodates the condylar process of the mandible, and a ..
  82. ncbi Stapes prosthesis attachment: the effect of crimping on sound transfer in otosclerosis surgery
    Alexander M Huber
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Laryngoscope 113:853-8. 2003
    ..reasons for unexpected failures of stapes surgery may be the insufficient crimping of a stapes prosthesis onto the incus. The objectives of the study were to assess the amount of sound transmission loss in response to the quality of ..
  83. ncbi [The mechanics and function of the middle ear. Part 1: The ossicular chain and middle ear muscles]
    K B Huttenbrink
    INO Universitätsklinik Münster
    Laryngorhinootologie 71:545-51. 1992
    ..Only now the malleus rotates around its axial ligaments. These movements cause a gliding motion in the malleus-incus joint, which results in a predominant up- and downward movement of the anvil; the incudo-stapedial joint glides, ..
  84. ncbi Topographical anatomy and measurements of selected parameters of the rat temporal bone
    J Wysocki
    Clinic of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Warsaw, Kajetany, Poland
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:111-9. 2008
    ..namely the anterior and posterior epitympanic recesses, containing the head of the malleus and the body of the incus. On the side of the epitympanic recesses the following are easily accessible: the malleus head and the core of the ..
  85. ncbi The motion of conventional and novel total ossicular replacement prostheses during changes in static pressure
    Robert Mills
    Otolaryngology Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:762-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the motion of prostheses used to reconstruct ears with an absent stapes arch...
  86. ncbi Equivalent noise level generated by drilling onto the ossicular chain as measured by laser Doppler vibrometry: a temporal bone study
    Dan Jiang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Auditory Implantation Centre, Guy s and St Thomas Hospitals, London, United Kingdom
    Laryngoscope 117:1040-5. 2007
    ..It is speculated that the HL is a result of vibration of the ossicular chain resembling acoustic noise trauma. It is generally considered that using a large cutting burr is more likely to cause damage than a small diamond burr...
  87. ncbi [Otosclerosis imaging: matching clinical and imaging data]
    F Veillon
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital de Hautepierre, Avenue Moliere, 67098 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Radiol 87:1756-64. 2006
    ..fixation of the head of the malleus to the lateral wall of the tympanic cavity, absence of the long process of the incus or stapes, gusher syndrome, primary cholesteatoma, or tympanic facial nerve neuroma blocking the stapes...
  88. ncbi Titanium CliP piston versus platinum-ribbon Teflon piston: piston and fenestra size affect air-bone gap
    Charles A Mangham
    Seattle Ear Clinic, Seattle, Washington 9812, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:8-12. 2008
    To analyze if titanium material and a clip attachment to the incus offer a hearing result advantage over the traditional Teflon piston in stapes surgery.
  89. ncbi First experience with a new stapes clip piston in stapedotomy
    W Grolman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 26:595-8. 2005
    ..This new type of stapes piston was designed to avoid the crimping onto the incus in stapedotomy...
  90. ncbi Perichondrium/cartilage composite graft for repairing large tympanic membrane perforations and hearing improvement
    Xiao Wei Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 123:301-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate a novel technique of perichondrium/cartilage composite graft for repairing the large TM perforation in the patient of otitis media...
  91. ncbi [Revision surgery of otosclerosis: a review of 26 cases]
    D Ayache
    Service ORL, Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild, 25 29 rue Manin, 75019 Paris
    Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 117:281-90. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to identify causes of primary stapedectomy failures and to evaluate hearing results in revision stapes surgery...
  92. ncbi Outcome of malleo-stapedotomy using the malleus relocation technique during revision stapes surgery
    M R Ghonim
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
    J Laryngol Otol 125:441-4. 2011
    This study aimed to use a new otological technique, malleus relocation, to solve the problems of ossicular reconstruction undertaken during revision stapes surgery for incus necrosis.
  93. ncbi Combined Heermann and Tos (CHAT) technique in cholesteatoma surgery: surgical technique and preliminary results
    Cem Uzun
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 119:429-35. 2005
    ..was performed in two ears, type II in nine ears and type III (stapes absent) in two ears, with either autologous incus (eight cases), cortical bone (two) or auricular cartilage (one)...
  94. ncbi [The stapedius muscle--the present opinions about anatomy and physiology]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii S1 AM w Katowicach
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:29-32. 2007
    ..This movement causes stiffening of the incus and the malleus and also changes the pressure of the perilymph in the inner ear...
  95. ncbi Failures in stapedotomy for otosclerosis
    Gregorio G Babighian
    Department of Otolaryngology Otosurgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Università, Padova, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:395-400. 2009
    ..To review the results of 78 revision stapedotomies, determining the causes of failure and the predictors of surgical success...
  96. ncbi Effects of ossicular prosthesis mass and section of the stapes tendon on middle ear transmission
    Manohar Bance
    E A R Laboratory, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 36:113-9. 2007
    ..The effects of changing prosthesis mass on middle ear transmission have not been previously systematically studied. Neither has the effect of stapes tendon sectioning. These are important parameters that can be surgically varied...
  97. ncbi [Laser stapedotomy--the modern solution of otosclerotic stapes fixation]
    Imre Gerlinger
    Pecsi Tudomanyegyetem, Altalános Orvostudományi Kar Fül orr gégészeti és Fej nyaksebészeti Klinika Pécs Munkácsy M u 2 7621
    Orv Hetil 148:2241-7. 2007
    ..Nowadays not only stapedectomy and partial stapedectomy, but stapedotomy can also be considered a well established otological procedure...
  98. ncbi Three-dimensional anatomy of the temporal bone in normal mice
    J H Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Kangwon, Korea
    Anat Histol Embryol 38:311-5. 2009
    ..The malleus manubrium was directed anteriorly and was thin and fan-shaped like a Persian sword. The size of the incus relative to the malleus was smaller than that in the human ossicles...
  99. ncbi Otologics fully implantable hearing system: Phase I trial 1-year results
    Herman A Jenkins
    University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:534-41. 2008
    ..To assess the safety of the Otologics fully implantable hearing system after 1 year of use in a Phase I clinical trial...
  100. ncbi How reproducibly can human ear ossicles be measured? A study of inter-observer error
    Stefan Flohr
    Department of Biology, University of Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 293:2094-106. 2010
    ..50 and 9.59% (average: 2.63%) for malleus measurements and between 0.67 and 7.11% (average: 2.01%) for incus measurements. Coefficients of reliability ranged between 0.72 and 0.99 for the malleus measurements and between 0...
  101. ncbi Ossiculoplasty with a cartilage-connecting hydroxyapatite prosthesis for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation
    Hirokazu Kawano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Miyazaki University, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake cho, Miyazaki 889 1692, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:875-9. 2010
    Many cases of tympanosclerotic stapes fixation are accompanied by fixation or erosion of malleus and/or incus. This status of the ossicular chain is one of the reasons that ossiculoplasty for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation is more ..

Research Grants7

  1. HUMAN MIDDLE EAR--FORWARD AND REVERSE SOUND TRANSMISSION
    Sunil Puria; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Examples of middle-ear modifications include fixation of the stapes (as in otosclerosis), fixation of the incus-malleus head, and eardrum perforations...
  2. Human middle-ear imaging, physiology, and biomechanics
    CHARLES RICHARD STEELE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is hypothesized that the mobile saddle-shaped malleus-incus joint is able to suitably transfer this twisting motion to the incus...
  3. Ossicle vibration measurements in conductive hearing loss
    Steven L Jacques; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The system is based on spectral Fourier-domain OCT and can measure vibrations of the ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes) of the middle ear on the scale of nm to [unreadable]m amplitude...
  4. Coupling Strategies for Middle Ear Protheses
    ANN GRONDA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The device consists of an indwelling, self-powered sound processor and separate piezoelectric transducers to sense incus vibrations and drive the stapes...
  5. POWERED INCUS REPLACEMENT PROSTHESIS
    Charles Hill; Fiscal Year: 1991
    DESCRIPTION: (ADAPTED FROM THE APPLICANT'S ABSTRACT) The objective of this research is to build and test a Powered Incus Replacement prosthesis (PIRP) for use in individuals with conductive hearing losses (up to 60 dB)...
  6. Exploring otoacoustic emissions with intracochlear pressure measurements
    Wei Dong; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  7. The Effects of Resveratrol on Presbyacusis
    Michael Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data will provide novel strategies to impart greater wellness in the elderly population and perhaps have a positive effect on health care expenses. ..