Myringotomy tubes (device)

Known as: tympanostomy tube, TUBE, TYMPANOSTOMY, myringotomy tubes 
A tympanostomy tube is a device that is intended to be implanted for ventilation or drainage of the middle ear. The device is inserted through the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVE Insertion of tympanostomy tubes is the most common ambulatory surgery performed on children in the United States… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common respiratory pathogen and a major causative agent of respiratory infections, including otitis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Bacteria are found in 50%-90% of cases of acute otitis media (AOM) with or without otorrhea, and viruses are found in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT The heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is recommended for infants to protect against invasive disease, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND A main indication for the insertion of tympanostomy tubes in infants and young children is persistent otitis media… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Pneumococcal infections are the most common invasive bacterial infections in children in the United States. The incidence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The aim of the investigation was to evaluate the prevalence, severity, and parents' management of children's pain following short… (More)
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1992
1992
To determine the efficacy of amoxicillin prophylaxis and of tympanostomy tube insertion in preventing recurrences of acute otitis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
To study the effectiveness of adenoidectomy and of the placement of tympanostomy tubes in the treatment of chronic otitis media… (More)
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1985
1985
To learn whether chronic otitis media with effusion during early life has lasting otologic, audiologic, or developmental… (More)
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