Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 15
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Atila, Nihal Efe Kilic, Korhan Sakat, Muhammed Sedat Altas, Enver Ucuncu, Harun and Bulut, Yunus Emre 2016. Stabilization of total ossicular replacement prosthesis using cartilage “shoe” graft. American Journal of Otolaryngology, Vol. 37, Issue. 2, p. 74.


    Lüers, Jan Christoffer Schwarz, David Anagiotos, Andreas Gostian, Antoniu-Oreste Beutner, Dirk and Hüttenbrink, Karl Bernd 2016. Long-term Follow-up Study of the Sandwich Cartilage Shoe Technique in Cases of Insecure Stapes Footplate. Otology & Neurotology, Vol. 37, Issue. 7, p. e197.


    GENTIL, FERNANDA MARQUES, MARCO PARENTE, MARCO MARTINS, PEDRO SANTOS, CARLA and JORGE, RENATO NATAL 2015. TOTAL OSSICULAR REPLACEMENT PROSTHESIS OF THE MIDDLE EAR: A BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 15, Issue. 02, p. 1540006.


    Lüers, Jan-Christoffer and Hüttenbrink, Karl-Bernd 2014. Vibrant Soundbridge Rehabilitation of Conductive and Mixed Hearing Loss. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Vol. 47, Issue. 6, p. 915.


    Mlynski, Robert Nguyen, Thi Dao Plontke, Stefan K. and Kösling, Sabrina 2014. Presentation of floating mass transducer and Vibroplasty Couplers on CT and Cone Beam CT. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Vol. 271, Issue. 4, p. 665.


    Luers, Jan Christoffer Hüttenbrink, Karl-Bernd Zahnert, Thomas Bornitz, Matthias and Beutner, Dirk 2013. Vibroplasty for Mixed and Conductive Hearing Loss. Otology & Neurotology, Vol. 34, Issue. 6, p. 1005.


    Arechvo, Irina Bornitz, Matthias Lasurashvili, Nikoloz Zahnert, Thomas and Beleites, Thomas 2012. New Total Ossicular Replacement Prostheses With a Resilient Joint. Otology & Neurotology, Vol. 33, Issue. 1, p. 60.


    Gluth, Michael B. Moore, Page C. and Dornhoffer, John L. 2012. Method and Reproducibility of a Standardized Ossiculoplasty Technique. Otology & Neurotology, Vol. 33, Issue. 7, p. 1207.


    Bremke, Martin Hüttenbrink, Karl-Bernd and Beutner, Dirk 2011. The sandwich cartilage shoe technique for ossicular reconstruction in a case of an unsecure stapes footplate. The Laryngoscope, p. n/a.


    Mantei, Thomas Chatzimichalis, Michail Sim, Jae Hoon Schrepfer, Thomas Vorburger, Melanie and Huber, Alexander M. 2011. Ossiculoplasty With Total Ossicular Replacement Prosthesis and Omega Connector. Otology & Neurotology, Vol. 32, Issue. 7, p. 1102.


    Beutner, Dirk Helmstaedter, Victor Stumpf, Robert Beleites, Thomas Zahnert, Thomas Luers, Jan Christoffer and Huttenbrink, Karl-Bernd 2010. Impact of Partial Mastoid Obliteration on Caloric Vestibular Function in Canal Wall Down Mastoidectomy. Otology & Neurotology, p. 1.


    Luers, J.C. Huttenbrink, K.B. and Beutner, D. 2010. Incus to stapes footplate reconstruction of the ossicular chain using titanium implants. Clinical Otolaryngology, Vol. 35, Issue. 2, p. 161.


    Luers, Jan Christoffer Huttenbrink, Karl-Bernd Mickenhagen, Axel and Beutner, Dirk 2010. A Modified Prosthesis Head for Middle Ear Titanium Implants-Experimental and First Clinical Results. Otology & Neurotology, p. 1.


    Balough, B.J. 2009. Cartilage ‘shoe’: a new technique for stabilisation of titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis at centre of stapes footplate. Yearbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 2009, p. 149.


    Brenski, Amy C. and Isaacson, Brandson 2009. Reconstruction of the ossicular chain in children. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 20, Issue. 3, p. 187.


    ×

Cartilage ‘shoe’: a new technique for stabilisation of titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis at centre of stapes footplate

  • D Beutner (a1), J C Luers (a1) and K B Huttenbrink (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215108002545
  • Published online: 01 July 2008
Abstract
AbstractObjectives:

After tympanoplasty using a total ossicular replacement prosthesis, many unsatisfactory hearing results are due to dislocation of the prosthesis.

Material and methods:

We developed a cartilage guide for stabilising the total ossicular replacement prosthesis in the oval window niche. An oval-shaped piece of cartilage measuring 2.5 × 3.5 mm with a central hole was precisely punched out of a thin cartilage plate. The cartilage was placed in the oval niche, and its hole centred the prosthesis on the stapes footplate.

Results:

Hearing results in 52 patients confirmed acoustically the effectiveness of this method of total ossicular replacement prosthesis stabilisation on the stapes footplate. Subsequent ‘second-look’ surgery revealed stable ingrowth of the cartilage ‘shoe’ into the oval niche.

Conclusion:

Such a cartilage shoe might address one of the causes of unsatisfactory hearing following ossicular chain reconstruction with a total ossicular replacement prosthesis.

Copyright
Corresponding author
Address for correspondence: Prof Karl-Bernd Huttenbrink, Professor and Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany. Fax: +49 221 478 4793 E-mail: huttenbrink.k-b@uni-koeln.de
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

3D Katzke , E Steinbach , C Schodermaier . The evaluation of allogenous incus transplants removed during revision tympanoplasty [in German]. Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1982;235:525–8

5KB Huttenbrink , T Zahnert , EG Wustenberg , G Hofmann . Titanium clip prosthesis. Otol Neurotol 2004;25:436–42

7D Murbe , T Zahnert , M Bornitz , KB Huttenbrink . Acoustic properties of different cartilage reconstruction techniques of the tympanic membrane. Laryngoscope 2002;112:1769–76

8T Zahnert , KB Huttenbrink , D Murbe , M Bornitz . Experimental investigations of the use of cartilage in tympanic membrane reconstruction. Am J Otol 2000;21:322–8

10CV Dalchow , D Grun , HF Stupp . Reconstruction of the ossicular chain with titanium implants. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;125:628–30

11SY Ho , RA Battista , RJ Wiet . Early results with titanium ossicular implants. Otol Neurotol 2003;24:149–52

12WW Krueger , JG Feghali , C Shelton , JD Green , CW Beatty , DF Wilson Preliminary ossiculoplasty results using the Kurz titanium prostheses. Otol Neurotol 2002;23:836–9

13H McComb . Osseointegrated titanium implants for the attachment of facial prostheses. Ann Plast Surg 1993;31:225–32

15K Schwager . Titanium as a biomaterial for ossicular replacement: results after implantation in the middle ear of the rabbit. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 1998;255:396401

19LP Berenholz , FM Rizer , JM Burkey , AG Schuring , WH Lippy . Ossiculoplasty in canal wall down mastoidectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000;123:30–3

22RA Goldenberg , M Driver . Long-term results with hydroxylapatite middle ear implants. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000;122:635–42

23JW House , KB Teufert . Extrusion rates and hearing results in ossicular reconstruction. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;125:135–41

24N Quaranta , FS Fernandez-Vega , F Piazza , C Zini . Closed tympanoplasty in cholesteatoma surgery: long-term (10 years) hearing results using cartilage ossiculoplasty. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2001;258:20–4

25HP Zenner , A Stegmaier , R Lehner , I Baumann , R Zimmermann . Open Tubingen titanium prostheses for ossiculoplasty: a prospective clinical trial. Otol Neurotol 2001;22:582–9

28M Neudert , M Berner , M Bornitz , T Beleites , M Ney , T Zahnert . Osseointegration of prostheses on the stapes footplate: evaluation of the biomechanical feasibility by using a finite element model. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2007;8:411–21

29H Sudhoff , N Lindner , J Gronemeyer , S Dazert , H Hildmann . Study of osteointegration of a titanium prosthesis to the stapes: observations on an accidentally extracted stapes. Otol Neurotol 2005;26:583–6

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
  • ISSN: 0022-2151
  • EISSN: 1748-5460
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-laryngology-and-otology
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords: