Henri Lampikoski

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HYPOTHESIS We designed a study to determine the role of mastoid mucosal biofilm in chronic otitis media (COM). BACKGROUND Biofilm formation has been found in several chronic airway infections. COM is associated with chronic, recalcitrant infection of the mastoid mucosa, and surgery often is required. METHODS COM patients were divided into 2 groups: one(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of biofilm on the vocal fold epithelium of patients with chronic laryngitis. Bacteria can grow in biofilm protected by a glycoprotein mass. Recent studies have shown the importance of biofilm in chronic otolaryngologic infections. Because chronic laryngitis is often recurrent and occasionally purulent, we hypothesized(More)
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