A mastoidectomy is an operation that extracts the mastoid air cells that have been diseased. The mastoid is the earÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s part of the brain. The air cells are packed with bone and appear like a sweet comb. Diseased cells are also the product of a contracting ear infection in the cranium. It may also be used to extract an irregular ear development called cholesteatoma.
How mastoidectomy is performed?
A general anaesthesia is normally taken by the doctor. This makes you sleep and can not sense pain. Your surgeon will normally conduct a basic mastoidectomy:
Complications of chronic otitis media (COM) can be treated by mastoidectomy. COM is the middle earÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ongoing ear infection. An on-going infection can be a symptom of a cholesteatoma, which is a skin cyst. Over time, the cyst expands and can lead to extreme issues, like:
A mastoidectomy for acochlear implant may also be performed by the doctor. This tiny, complicated electronic gadget will make you feel sound whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re intensely sour or hard to hear.
B.P Poddar Hospital, Kolkata, India has advanced surgical technology and Simple Mastoidectomy procedures in operation. ENT surgeons will open the mastoid bone, expel air cells that are infected and clear the middle ear. B.P Poddar has a team of doctors, new instruments and techniques that are cost-effective.