What is a PORP?

Ossicular replacement prosthesis. There are two common types of ossicular replacement prostheses, the total ossicular replacement prosthesis (TORP) and partial ossicular replacement prosthesis (PORP). A TORP replaces the entire ossicular chain while a PORP replaces only the incus and malleus but not the stapes.Click to see full answer. Similarly, it is asked, what is Ossicular reconstruction?Ossicular chain reconstruction is a procedure performed to restore hearing to those who suffer from conductive hearing loss caused by damage to one or more of the three middle ear bones. During the procedure, the damaged bone(s) is removed or rebuilt using synthetic material.Also, can you get an MRI if you have a Stapedectomy? **[All middle ear implants made from 300 series, non-ferrous stainless steel are MRI safe up to 9.4 Tesla magnetic strength. Any patient who had a stapedectomy between 1987 and 1989 should not have an MRI scan.] Additionally, what is the function of the ossicles? The ossicles (also called auditory ossicles) are three bones in either middle ear that are among the smallest bones in the human body. They serve to transmit sounds from the air to the fluid-filled labyrinth (cochlea).What is Torp?In Scandinavian languages (mostly Swedish) torp means a small dwelling, such as a cottage, with a small leased farm area cultivated by its inhabitants, similar to a croft. Today, most of those still existing in Scandinavia serve as summer homes for city dwellers.

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