OTS

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Related to otosclerosis: stapedectomy, Meniere's disease
AcronymDefinition
OTSOfficer Training School
OTSOffice of Thrift Supervision (US Department of the Treasury)
OTSOffice of Technology Services
OTSOffice of Traffic Safety
OTSOn the Side (band)
OTSOrganization for Tropical Studies (Costa Rica)
OTSOff-The-Shelf
OTSOn the Spot
OTSOut of Service (complete system/equipment failure)
OTSOn the Scene
OTSOver The Shoulder
OTSOpportunity To See
OTSObject Transaction Service (CORBA)
OTSOne Time Settlement (legal)
OTSOpen Two Seater (Jaguar)
OTSOptical Transport System (Ciena)
OTSOperator Training Simulator
OTSOccupational Therapy Student
OTSOrdre du Temple Solaire (French: Order of the Solar Temple)
OTSOctadecyltrichlorosilane
OTSOffice of Toxic Substances
OTSOfficers Training School (Mangla, Pakistan)
OTSOffice of Transport Security (Australia)
OTSOff the Subject
OTSOrbital Test Satellite
OTSOver-The-Side
OTSOtosclerosis
OTSOperator Training System
OTSOrder Tracking System
OTSOffer to Settle (law)
OTSOxford Transport Strategy
OTSOpening Theme Song
OTSOil Temperature Sensor (automotive engines)
OTSOffice of Trial Staff
OTSOpen Theme Standard
OTSOahu Transit Services, Inc.
OTSOpen Tech Support
OTSOver The Sofa (artwork)
OTSOshkosh Transit System
OTSOwensboro Transit System (Kentucky, USA)
OTSOver Target Schedule
OTSObject Telephony Server
OTSOff Tool Sample
OTSOrchestra at Temple Square (Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Salt Lake City, Utah)
OTSOffice Telesystem
OTSOccurrence Tracking System
OTSone-time source (US DoD)
OTSOnline Transaction System
OTSOptical Telemetry System
OTSOcean Thermal Structure
OTSOpen Transport Service
OTSOperational Test Site
OTSOrbit Transfer System
OTSOuter Thermal Shield
OTSOrbital Tracking Station
OTSOpen to Sky (architecture)
OTSOrdo Templi Satanas (Satanism)
OTSOperations Testing and Simulations
OTSOfficers' Tactical School
OTSOmnidirectional Tracking System
OTSOSI Transparent Services
OTSOperator Telephone System (ITU-T)
OTSOrdinary Train Staff
OTSOld Testament Survey
OTSOptions Trading System
References in periodicals archive ?
Perilymphatic effusion as a complication of otosclerosis [in French], Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 2003;124(1):31-7.
We chose stapes surgery because in patients suffering from otosclerosis there are no pathological changes in middle ear anatomy, that might be present in cholesteatomas or chronic middle ear infections.
The aim of this study was to compare the success results and complications of both these procedures in the management of otosclerosis.
DISCUSSION Otosclerosis is the most common cause of conductive hearing loss in young adults.
Pathology states were divided into acoustic neuroma, chronic otitis media, otosclerosis, and psychosocial problems, either detected or undetected.
Otosclerosis is a spongifying disease of the labyrinthine capsule of unknown aetiology that occurs only in humans.
Chronic ear infections, otosclerosis (hardening of the bones), genetics, aging and exposure to toxic drugs also play a role in hearing loss.
Every time Glyn performs a hearing test he is also screening the ear for signs of any other problems that may need referring to a GP such as Otosclerosis - an abnormal growth of bone of the middle ear.
These range from wax blocking the ear canal, causing a temporary problem, to age-related changes to the sensory cells of the cochlea (presbyacusis), or otosclerosis - a condition in which the ossicles of the middle ear harden and become less mobile, through to head injury or brain damage.
Changes in otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, and acoustic neuroma.
Otosclerosis usually occurs when the last bone in the middle ear, the stapes, can't vibrate because the abnormal bone growth makes it stick fast in the so-called window to the inner ear.