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What is Mastoidectomy?

Mastoidectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove a part of the bone behind the ear called the Mastoid. Mastoid Bone is the tiny and porous, honeycomb-like structure located behind the ear. This procedure helps in treating mastoiditis, cholesteatoma, and sometimes as a part of other procedures to get access to the middle ear.

What are the types of Mastoidectomy?

The following are the types of Mastoidectomy:

  1. Radical Mastoidectomy
  2. Modified radical mastoidectomy

What are the advantages of Mastoidectomy?

The following are the advantages of Mastoidectomy:

  1. Helps in reducing the ear infection
  2. Prevents recurrent ear infections
  3. Helps in curing discharge of the ear

What are the indications of Mastoidectomy?

Mastoidectomy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Recurrent ear infections
  2. Ear infections which are non-responsive to medicines
  3. Chronic otitis media
  4. Placement of cochlear implants
  5. Labyrinthitis
  6. Meningitis
  7. Severe Cholesteatoma (ear cyst)

What are the steps involved in Mastoidectomy?

The steps involved in Mastoidectomy are as follows:

  1. The patient will be sedated with general anesthesia.
  2. The surgical site will be sterilized with a suitable antiseptic solution.
  3. The surgeon will make an incision behind the ear to gain access to the mastoid process.
  4. With the help of a bone driller or cutting instrument, the infected air cells of the mastoid process will be removed.
  5. Suction and irrigation instruments may be used to clear the area from any bone powder and fragments.
  6. The doctor may insert a temporary tube for the passage of any accumulated fluid and to promote faster healing.
  7. Once the necessary corrections are made, the surgical site is closed with sutures and dressed with sterile bandages.

Who can perform Mastoidectomy [Right specialist type for Mastoidectomy]?

Mastoidectomy can be performed by an ENT surgeon.

What is the cost of Mastoidectomy?

Cost of Mastoidectomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Surgeon fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Minimum cost for Mastoidectomy in Delhi starts from Rs. 35,700

Average expenses for Mastoidectomy in Delhi is approximately Rs. 72,450

Maximum amount to be paid for Mastoidectomy in Delhi rises up to Rs. 102,900

Is Mastoidectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Mastoidectomy can be either major or minor procedure depending on the patient's medical condition and the extent of the tissue removed.

What are the risks and complications associated with Mastoidectomy?

Few of the risks and complications associated with Mastoidectomy are:

  1. Damage to facial nerves or nerves that control the sense of taste
  2. May cause partial or temporary hearing loss
  3. Abnormal growth of the skin behind the eardrum [Cholesteatoma]
  4. Dizziness and vertigoInfection

How long does it take to complete Mastoidectomy?

Mastoidectomy will take 2-3 hours to complete.

What is the recovery time for Mastoidectomy?

Individuals who undergo Mastoidectomy may take 2-4 weeks to recover completely.

What is the success rate of Mastoidectomy?

The success rate of Mastoidectomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. The extent of tissue removed

However, the success rate of Mastoidectomy maybe 98%.

Is Mastoidectomy Permanent?

Mastoidectomy is a permanent procedure as it removes the mastoid and the surrounding infected tissues.

What are the long-term results of Mastoidectomy?

Few of the long-term results of Mastoidectomy are:

  1. Relief from recurrent infections of the ear and middle ear 
  2. Better and improved hearing

Can Mastoidectomy be detected in future?

Mastoidectomy can be detected in the future with the help of the surgical scars behind the ear.

What are the options if Mastoidectomy fails?

If Mastoidectomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or open surgery.