Retrotympanic Anatomy

The endoscope offers superior vision when compared to the microscope in viewing and dissecting within the posterior tympanic cavity.  Relearning the anatomy of the area with the endoscopic view, allows the surgeon to fully appreciate the extent of disease in the hidden area of the middle ear.

Articles of Interest

Nogueira et al OCNA 2013  Endoscopic Anatomy of the Retrotympanum

Marchioni et al Laryngoscope 2010  Inferior Retrotympanum Revisited: An Endoscopic Anatomic Study