Laser myringoplasty for tympanic membrane atelectasis

@article{Brawner2008LaserMF,
  title={Laser myringoplasty for tympanic membrane atelectasis},
  author={James Travis Brawner and James E. Saunders and Wayne E. Berryhill},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={139},
  pages={47 - 50}
}

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