Everolimus-coated tympanostomy tube on rat tympanic membrane.

  title={Everolimus-coated tympanostomy tube on rat tympanic membrane.},
  author={Sevtap Akbulut and Hande Altintaş and Derya Berk and Ozan Seymen Sezen and Nagehan Ozdemir Barişik},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={77 7},
OBJECTIVES Everolimus is an immunosuppressant and an antiproliferative macrolide agent which is used for coronary stent coating for local inhibition of in-stent restenosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of everolimus-coated tympanostomy tubes in rat tympanic membrane. STUDY DESIGN Prospective controlled animal study. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING