Myringoplasty: impact of perforation size on closure and audiological improvement.

@article{Wasson2009MyringoplastyIO,
  title={Myringoplasty: impact of perforation size on closure and audiological improvement.},
  author={Joseph D Wasson and Christos Papadimitriou and H Pau},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 9},
  pages={973-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the impact of perforation size and other variables on the success of myringoplasty, and also to determine audiological gain following successful closure of tympanic membrane perforations of various sizes. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis of 130 case notes. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES (1) Successful closure of tympanic membrane following myringoplasty, in relation to recorded variables (i.e. perforation size, grade of surgeon, surgical technique, graft material… CONTINUE READING