Tympanometric findings in cleft palate patients: influence of age and cleft type.

@article{Handiuk2001TympanometricFI,
  title={Tympanometric findings in cleft palate patients: influence of age and cleft type.},
  author={J. Hand{\vz}i{\'c}-{\'C}uk and Vi{\vs}eslav Cuk and M. Gluhini{\'c} and Ranko Risavi and Smiljka Stajner-Katusi{\'c}},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2001},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={91-6}
}
Tympanometry was analysed according to cleft type with respect to age in 239 cleft palate patients (57 with bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP)), 122 with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and 60 with isolated cleft palate (ICP). The frequency of type B tympanograms was 46.5 per cent in the BCLP group, 50.6 per cent in the UCLP group and 58.3 per cent in the ICP group. Type A tympanograms were more frequently observed in older patients (median age 11 years) in comparison to type B… CONTINUE READING

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