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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 227-230

The results of tympanoplasty for chronic suppurative medial otitis: Our experience for 10 years


Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Pyongyang Medical College Hospital, Kim Il Sung University, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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Dr. Chol-Ung Sin
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Pyongyang Medical College Hospital, Kim Il Sung University, Ryonhwa-dong, Central District, Pyongyang
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/indianjotol.INDIANJOTOL_48_18

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Object: The aim is to analyze the results of the tympanoplasty (TP) for the chronic suppurative medial otitis and some factors which influence to the results of the TP. Materials and Methods: A total of 133 patients (148 ears) with chronic suppurative medial otitis (CSMO) undergone TP at our hospital for 10 years, were reviewed and the rates of the tympanic membrane perforation closure and the improvement of hearing loss by type of CSMO and operation, were retrospectively evaluated. Results: The success rates of the perforation and hearing loss were 29 ears (85.2%) and 22 ears (75.9%) in myringoplasty, 77 ears (82.8%) and 54 ears (70.1%) in TP, and 17 ears (80.9%) and 11 ears (64.7%) in TP with mastoidectomy. Conclusion: The rates of the tympanic membrane perforation closure and improvement of the hearing loss were 123 ears (83.1%) and 87 ears (70.7%). Some factors influence on the success of TP for CSMO, such as choosing the operation, eradication of focus, processing fascia, and management the effusion, should be considered.


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