Olfa Ben Gamra

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The aim of this study is to evaluate anatomical and audiological results of cartilage tympanoplasty compared to fascia tympanoplasty in the reconstruction of tympanic membrane perforations. We carry a retrospective study about 380 patients operated in our department between 1998 and 2005. Patients were classified into two groups: 90 (23.6%) undergo(More)
PURPOSE To report a series of 15 new cases of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma treated with presurgical embolization along with a review of the literature. MATERIALS AND METHOD Retrospective review of 15 cases of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma treated with presurgical embolization. The clinical, CT and MR features as well as postsurgical follow-up are reviewed.(More)
Foreign body (FB) aspiration and ingestion are frequently encountered by emergent otolaryngology services. The authors describe their experience in the management of FB cases in the aerodigestive tract. We carry a retrospective study about 626 patients who came or were referred to our department between 1996 and 2007 with a history or suspicion of a FB in(More)
Necrotizing otitis externa is an uncommon but severe infectious disease of the external auditory canal. Patients at risk are those immunodepressed or having diabetes. The causal germ is often Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Over a period of 10 years (1997–2006), we treated 19 patients: 94.7% had diabetes (insulin dependent in 6 cases). The causal germ was P.(More)
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