Treatment and Video

For the patient suffering of ear disease the first contact with the endoscope will be in the outpatient clinic. The external auditory canal and the tympanic membrane are assessed using diagnostic otoendoscopy. [Bild Poliklinik?]


The minimal-invasive endoscopic approach is possible for a wide variety of pathologies. It is also possible to treat children by endoscopic ear surgery.

Mean indications are:

-       Myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion 

-       Tympanic membrane perforations 

-       Cholesteatoma limited to the middle ear 

-       Otosclerosis 

-       Hearing loss due to ossicular chain pathologies

-       Middle ear tumors (paraganglioma, glomus tympanicus type A) 

-       Pathologies of the lateral skull base 

-       Assistance in cochlear implant surgery or in cases of extended disease