What is Stapedectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A stapedectomy is a surgical procedure of the middle ear, performed to improve hearing. The procedure involves removing the stapes bone, of the middle ear, and replacing it with a micro prosthesis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stapedectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage


Stopped having Stapedectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 5
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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There are no evaluations for Stapedectomy.