Assessment of Hearing by Pure Tone Audiometry in Patients with Chronic Otitis Media Undergoing Myringoplasty

@article{Kothandaramanujam2020AssessmentOH,
  title={Assessment of Hearing by Pure Tone Audiometry in Patients with Chronic Otitis Media Undergoing Myringoplasty},
  author={Srinivasan Muthiah Kothandaramanujam and Thushita Nivasini Senthil and Muthubabu Kasiviswanathan and Saai Ram Thejas and Alagammai Sivaraman and Sravanthi Puvvada and S. Gayathri and Jeeshan Umar},
  journal={Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare},
  year={2020}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic Otitis Media is a permanent abnormality of the pars tensa or flaccida, most likely a result of earlier acute otitis media, negative middle ear pressure or otitis media with effusion. METHODS In our study, we evaluated the hearing status by means of a Pure Tone Audiometry in patients with inactive mucosal chronic otitis media undergoing myringoplasty with a temporalis fascia underlay procedure. At the end of the study, the mean improvement in the air bone gap was found to be 7… 

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