Over the last 30 years, new methods and materials in typmanoplasty have constantly been developed. As an ear surgeon involved in this pioneering period from the start, the author of this work has compiled a all-encompassing manual of surgical techniques for the middle ear. The book is a comprehensive sifting of both long-established and newer procedures, critically appraised by the author to produce a synthesis of the best. It presents, compares and assesses in one book procedures developed by various experts, creating one critical source for the specialist and residents in training. Methods from such pioneers as Fisch, Morimitsu, Farrior and Wullstein are reviewed. Part of a three-volume set, this second volume consists of two parts: part one covers mastoidectomies, describing in a hands-on approach the simple mastoidectomy, attico-antrectomies, intact bridge techniques, and canal wall-up mastoidectomies. Part two covers: reconstructions of the tympanic cavity; attic and ear canal; eustchian tube surgery; cavity obliteration; and partial and total reconstruction of old radical cavities.