Efficacy of tympanostomy tube insertion for otitis media with effusion in children with Down syndrome.

@article{Iino1999EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of tympanostomy tube insertion for otitis media with effusion in children with Down syndrome.},
  author={Yukiko Iino and Yuuji Imamura and S Harigai and Yasuhiro Tanaka},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={1999},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={143-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Although the insertion of tympanostomy tubes is regarded as an effective treatment for otitis media with effusion in the general population, it remains to be determined whether tympanostomy tube insertion is also effective for otitis media with effusion in children with Down syndrome. The present study was carried out to determine the efficacy of tympanostomy tube insertion in children with Down syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 28 children (18 males and ten females) with… CONTINUE READING

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