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1. A surgical operation to correct damage to the middle ear and restore the integrity of bones of the middle ear and the ear drum.
2. The reconstruction, by surgery, of the sound-conducting mechanism of the middle ear when this has been damaged by disease or by the radical surgery necessary to excise it.
3. The excision of disease of the middle-ear cleft and the cleft's subsequent reconstruction.
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