a1 Professor Emeritus, Department of ENT, Seth G S Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
a2 Lecturer, Department of ENT, Seth G S Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
a3 ENT Specialist, Cumballa Hill Hospital, Mumbai, India
Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the successful operative management of a patient with superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome, using the transmastoid approach under local anaesthesia.
Methods: The transmastoid approach was used to plug the superior semicircular canal.
Results: Post-operatively, the patient experienced significant improvement in his symptoms of sound- and pressure-induced dysequilibrium, autophony and imbalance.
Conclusion: Successful operative management of superior semicircular canal dehiscence can be achieved via the transmastoid approach under local anaesthesia.
(Accepted February 20 2008)
(Online publication May 01 2008)
Dr M V Kirtane takes responsibility for the integrity of the content of the paper.
Competing interests: None declared