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Is IV access necessary for myringotomy with tubes?

November 1, 2007  |  Arthur H. Allen, DO


A retrospective chart review was conducted at a community-based hospital to determine whether intravenous access is necessary during the performance of myringotomy with tube insertion. The study included 50 pediatric patients divided equally into 2 groups: group 1, who did not...

Myringostapediopexy after tympanomastoidectomy

September 1, 2007  |  Matthew Taljebini, MD; Eric P. Wilkinson, MD; Jose N. Fayad, MD

A 53-year-old man presented with chronic otitis media in the right ear and a cholesteatoma in the right ear. Audiometric testing revealed a high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss in both ears and a mixed hearing loss in the right ear.

A comparison of outcomes following tympanostomy tube placement or conservative measures for management of otitis media with effusion

September 1, 2007  |  Svetlana Diacova, MD; Thomas J. McDonald, MD
We obtained the charts of 183 patients (197 ears) who had undergone surgery for chronic otitis media (COM), and...

Unilateral hearing impairment in Oman: A community-based cross-sectional study

May 1, 2007  |  Mazin Al Khabori, FRCS (ENT); Rajiv Khandekar, Dip (Epi), MS (Ophth)


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