Chorda Tympani nerve injury during tympanoplasty. Comparison of endoscopic and microscopic methods


İYNEN İ., DUNDAR R.

ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA, vol.92, no.2, pp.119-122, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Title of Journal : ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-122
  • Keywords: Chorda Tympani Nerve, Endoscopic Tympanoplasty, Microscopic Tympanoplastytype 1 Tympanoplasty, SUBJECTIVE TASTE DISORDER, MYRINGOPLASTY, TERM

Abstract

PURPOSE: Iatrogenic injury of the chorda tympani nerve (CTN) is a well-recognized complication of middle ear surgery The aim of the present study was to compare CTN injury occurring as a result of type 1 tympanoplasty performed using microscopic and endoscopic methods.