Correction of conductive hearing loss in children

Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1994 Jun;27(3):607-20.


The focus of this article is the diagnosis and surgical correction of conductive hearing loss in children without aural atresia, cholesteatoma, or otitis media with effusion. An overview of the incidence of congenital conductive hearing loss and the types of middle ear anomalies are provided. Techniques of surgical correction are described with respect to the types of ossicular and middle ear abnormalities encountered for both congenital and acquired conductive hearing loss, including otosclerosis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Ear, Middle / abnormalities
  • Ear, Middle / surgery
  • Hearing Loss, Conductive / congenital
  • Hearing Loss, Conductive / diagnosis*
  • Hearing Loss, Conductive / etiology
  • Hearing Loss, Conductive / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Methods