Ventilation tubes in secretory otitis media. A randomized, controlled study of the course, the complications, and the sequelae of ventilation tubes.

@article{Lildholdt1983VentilationTI,
  title={Ventilation tubes in secretory otitis media. A randomized, controlled study of the course, the complications, and the sequelae of ventilation tubes.},
  author={Torben Lildholdt},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
  year={1983},
  volume={398},
  pages={1-28}
}
The purpose of this study has been to evaluate the use of ventilation tubes in the treatment of cases of primary secretory otitis media. Bilateral cases were selected and a tube inserted in one ear while the other ear was left intact. Adenoidectomy was performed on all children, tonsillectomy in 34% of the cases. A total of 150 children (mean age = 3.9… CONTINUE READING