Prof. Vincent Darrouzet is the Head of the Otorhinolaryngology Department at the University Hospital of Bordeaux in France. The Department is specialized in otology, otoneurology, audiology, rhinology, oncology and cervical surgery as well as pediatric
Minor’s Disease Surgical Intervention
ENT Surgery with the M530 OHX microscope by Prof. Vincent Darrouzet
Minor’s disease, also called Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD) or Minor’s syndrome, is a rare disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance. The disease is characterized by the absence of bone overlying the superior semicircular canal facing towards the dura of the middle cranial fossa.
Surgical repair of the semicircular canal can help control the symptoms of the disease. One of the surgical techniques is transmastoid plugging, which is considered a safe and effective alternative to the traditional middle cranial fossa approach .