Cartilage Tympanoplastya review on its Postoperatve Hearing / Functional Outcomes

Lourdes Albina, S A (2016) Cartilage Tympanoplastya review on its Postoperatve Hearing / Functional Outcomes. Masters thesis, Madras Medical College, Chennai.


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INTRODUCTION: Cartilage graft tympanoplasty has a better success rate in the treatment of chronic otitis media if properly prepare pre-operatively and placed intraoperatively. OBJECTIVE: To prepare cartilage graft from tragus and to compare pre operative and postoperative hearing. METHODS: 35 patients with chronic otitis media either tubotympanic or attico antral, without intra/extra cranial complications disease were made to undergo cartilage tympanoplasty. The study was conducted both retrospectively and prospectively. RESULTS: In this technique, patients had an average improvement in hearing upto 10-12dB.The mean post-operative period follow up was 2-6 months. CONCLUSION: If cartilage graft is properly prepared and placed, cartilage tympanoplasty appears to provide better success rates and hearing results.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.221414001
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tragus ; Cartilage tympanoplasty ; Tubo-tympanic ; Attico-antral.
Subjects: MEDICAL > Otolaryngology
Depositing User: Devi S
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2019 15:27
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2019 04:29

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