Fenestration of the maze

Fenestration labyrinth is an operation which purpose is the formation of a new oval window leading to the inner ear. Used when otosclerosis (see), as well as one of the stages of tympanoplasty (see), if a pasture record stirrup firmly fixed scars or enlarged bone. New oval window often form in horizontal (sideways) semicircular canal (see the Inner ear), rarely in the vertical. In recent years instead of fenestration labyrinth often do lookout - stapedectomy, stapedoplasty (see Otosclerosis).