Meniere's Disease and its pathologic correlate endolymphatic hydrops develop from endolymphatic malabsorption secondary to genetically determined and environmentally influenced factors. Medical therapy is effective in most cases. When insufficient, endolymphatic sac enhancement is a logical extension of conservative treatment, as it is organ sparing and hearing conserving therapy resulting in excellent symptomatic control with a low rate of complications. The senior author׳s technique for endolymphatic sac enhancement is presented incorporating experience from over 4,000 such procedures.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2016|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This study was supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), Grant no. U24 DC011968-01; the International Hearing Foundation; the Starkey Hearing Foundation; the 5 M Lions International; and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK).
- Endolymphatic Sac
- Surgery for Meniere's Disease