Otolaryngology Houston
Bechara Y. Ghorayeb, MD
1140 Business Center Drive, Suite 560 
Houston, TX 77043.
Phone: (713) 464 2614
This page was last updated: October 4, 2014
Perilymph Fistula -  Middle Ear Exploration
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The TORP has been removed. The fistula is seen in the oval window.  WATCH VIDEOCLIP
The fistula is sealed with temporalis fascia.
A titanium TORP is placed over the temporalis fascia.
Finally, a piece of tragal cartilage is placed between the TORP and tympanic membrane to prevent extrusion.