Pediatric Tympanostomy Tube Removal Technique and Effect on Rate of Persistent Tympanic Membrane Perforation.

@article{Vercillo2015PediatricTT,
  title={Pediatric Tympanostomy Tube Removal Technique and Effect on Rate of Persistent Tympanic Membrane Perforation.},
  author={Natalie C Vercillo and Li Xie and Nidhi Agrawal and Heather C Nardone},
  journal={JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={141 7},
  pages={614-9}
}
IMPORTANCE Tympanostomy tube removal is a commonly performed pediatric procedure. Few studies have evaluated whether removal technique influences the likelihood of the tympanic membrane (TM) to heal. OBJECTIVE To determine whether the technique used for tympanostomy tube removal affects the likelihood of persistent TM perforation healing in children… CONTINUE READING