Success rates in paediatric tympanoplasty.

  title={Success rates in paediatric tympanoplasty.},
  author={Michele M Carr and Christopher Poje and M. L. Nagy and Marg Pizzuto and Linda S Brodsky},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={30 4},
OBJECTIVE To determine if the success of paediatric tympanoplasty is dependent on certain criteria, which are determinable prior to surgery. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING An academic paediatric otolaryngology department. PATIENTS Seventy-seven patients who had undergone tympanoplasty with or without ossicular reconstruction, but without mastoidectomy, between April 1997 and May 1999. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Status of the repaired tympanic membrane at last follow-up visit… CONTINUE READING

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