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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-34

Butterfly cartilage graft versus fat graft myringoplasty

Department of ENT, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Sonika Kanotra
Department of ENT, Government Medical College, Jammu - 180 001, Jammu and Kashmir
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0971-7749.176502

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Aim: The aim of the study was to compare the graft take up rates of two minimally invasive techniques of butterfly cartilage graft (BCG) and fat graft myringoplasty (FGM). Materials and Methods: Two groups of 30 patients each with small dry central perforations of the tympanic membrane (T.M.) were randomly subjected to either of the two techniques of myringoplasty. Statistical Analysis Used: The results were compared using the Chi-square test. A value of <0.05 was taken as statistically significant. Results: The graft take up rate was 93.3% with BCG and 83.3% with fat graft. Conclusions: The BCG scores over FGM in small perforations of the T.M.

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