Comparison of Videonystagmography and Audiological Findings after Stapedotomy; CO2 Laser vs Perforator

Karaca S., Basut O., DEMİR U. L., ÖZMEN Ö. A., KASAPOĞLU F., Coskun H.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.12, no.2, pp.152-155, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


OBJECTIVE: Various types of laser, microdrill, and perforator are effectively used in the surgical treatment of otosclerosis. However, they have certain disadvantages along with advantages. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser and perforator stapedotomy techniques on audiological outcomes and postoperative vestibular functions via videonystagmography (VNG).