tympanoplasty

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tympanoplasty

[¦tim·pə·nō¦plas·tē]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure performed to eradicate disease in the middle ear cavity or to reconstruct the conductive mechanism.
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2% (intact graft during follow up) Carr MM et al (2) reported 79% success in paediatric cases whereas Tos M3 reported 89% intact graft in his series of paediatric tympanoplasties.
The operations in the cut nerve group were subdivided into first-stage combined-approach tympanoplasties (n = 44), modified radical mastoidectomies (n = 11), atticoantrostomies (n = 2), atticotomy (n = 1), and mastoid obliterations (n = 20).
In our study of 1400 Cases of ENT surgeries, majority were tympanoplasties -31.
The mean duration of the 34 tympanoplasties in which the endoscope was successfully incorporated was 62.
Brackmann DE et al (2010) observed that simple mastoidectomy in all tympanoplasties is a good practice.