Marcos Miranda de Araújo

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UNLABELLED The most common etiologies of tympanic membrane perforation are infections and trauma. OBJECTIVE The objective of the present study was to assess the healing of traumatic tympanic membrane perforation in rats. METHODS The tympanic membrane from male Wistar rats was perforated in the anterior and posterior portions to the handle of the(More)
Traumatic tympanic membrane (TM) perforations heal spontaneously ranging from 78.7% to 88%. Otologists recommend a golden rule, keep the ear dry, as an important factor influencing TM healing. This way, Araujo et al., in their article “The Topical Use of Insulin Accelerates the Healing of Traumatic Tympanic Membrane Perforations,” describe a control group(More)
PURPOSE To compare the role of transitory latex and sylastic® implants in tympanoplasty on the closure of tympanic perforations. METHODS A randomized double-blind prospective study was conducted on 107 patients with chronic otitis media submitted to underlay tympanoplasty and divided at random into three groups: control with no transitory implant, latex(More)
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