Results of surgical treatment for chronic noncholesteatomatous otitis media in the pediatric population.

@article{Vartiainen1992ResultsOS,
  title={Results of surgical treatment for chronic noncholesteatomatous otitis media in the pediatric population.},
  author={Eero Vartiainen},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={209-16}
}
The long-term results of surgery for chronic otitis media without cholesteatoma were analyzed in 76 ears of children aged 16 years or less. The mean follow-up period was 6.0 years. Thirty-four ears were subjected to mastoid surgery for chronic otorrhea; at final follow-up examination the disease was found to be cured in all but one patient. Forty-two patients with sequelae to chronic otitis media underwent tympanoplasty without mastoidectomy which was successful in 38 (91%) of these. At follow… CONTINUE READING

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