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Aim of this study is to compare results of double and single flap techniques for tympanoplasty in chronic suppurative otitis media patients. Inclusion criteria include total or subtotal tympanic membrane perforations with limited anterior remnant and should be dry for at least 3 months. Patients with persistent discharge, cholesteatoma, ossicular affection or those with recurrent perforations after previous myringoplasty were excluded. Also, patients with uncontrolled diabetes, chronic liver and kidney diseases and immuno-compromised patients are not included in this study. Patients are divided into two groups, endoscopic double flap group and endoscopic single flap group. Healing and hearing outcomes were evaluated 3 months postoperative. Also, post-operative pain scores and complications were assessed.
Tympanic Membrane Perforation
ORL-HNS department,Mansoura University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-25T15:24:32-0400
Tympanoplasty is the surgical operation performed for the reconstruction of the eardrum and/or the ossicles. Tympanoplasty is classified into five different types, originally described by ...
The tympanic membrane separates the middle and the outer ear from each other and consists of three layers. The outer layer is covered with squamous epithelium, a thick basement membrane in...
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Endoscopic type 1 tympanoplasty using cartilage grafts for repair of chronic tympanic membrane perforation is increasing. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of endoscopic type 1 cartila...
Tympanoplasty is the surgical procedure aimed at the reconstruction of the tympanic membrane and restoration of the sound conducting mechanism. It can be performed with several types of access and gra...
Endoscopic type I tympanoplasty was originally introduced in the 1990s and the extensive spread of this practice can be easily observed. The conventional technique performed involves the repair of a t...
We aimed to evaluate air-bone GAP (ABG), graft success and hearing gain according to the size and location of perforation in patients who underwent endoscopic transcanal type 1 cartilage tympanoplasty...
The use of endoscope is rapidly increasing in otological and neuro-otological surgery in the last 2 decades. Middle ear surgeries, including tympanoplasty, have increasingly utilized endoscopes as ...
A temporary or persistent opening in the eardrum (TYMPANIC MEMBRANE). Clinical signs depend on the size, location, and associated pathological condition.
Surgical reconstruction of the hearing mechanism of the middle ear, with restoration of the drum membrane to protect the round window from sound pressure, and establishment of ossicular continuity between the tympanic membrane and the oval window. (Dorland, 28th ed.)
A mobile chain of three small bones (INCUS; MALLEUS; STAPES) in the TYMPANIC CAVITY between the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and the oval window on the wall of INNER EAR. Sound waves are converted to vibration by the tympanic membrane then transmitted via these ear ossicles to the inner ear.
An oval semitransparent membrane separating the external EAR CANAL from the tympanic cavity (EAR, MIDDLE). It contains three layers: the skin of the external ear canal; the core of radially and circularly arranged collagen fibers; and the MUCOSA of the middle ear.
The space and structures directly internal to the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and external to the inner ear (LABYRINTH). Its major components include the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE that connects the cavity of middle ear (tympanic cavity) to the upper part of the throat.
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