Articles tagged with "stapedotomy"

KTP and CO2 Laser Fiber Stapedotomy Compared

What is the safety and efficacy of the OmniGuide handheld fiber for CO2 laser stapedotomy as compared to the handheld potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser in patients undergoing stapedotomy for otosclerosis? Background: While both argon and KTP lasers can potentially have thermal effects on deep inner ear structures, CO2 lasers have been considered safer. However, […]