International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015 | Rating: 7 / 10

Myringoplasty in Children: Retrospective Analysis of 65 Cases

Nitin Kumar Jain [3] | Abhay Kumar [8]

Abstract: Aims find out result of a retrospective analysis of Myringoplasty results in children in tertiary care hospital in rural setup. Materials and methods sixty five children, 9 to 15 years old, who underwent Myringoplasty in UPRIMS & R, Saifai (U. P. ) between March 2014 and April 2015, formed the study group. The study was proceeding only after the approval of institute ethical committee. And look for successful perforation closure, factors which influencing result of surgery and also post-operative hearing improvement were recorded. Results Closure of perforation was seen in 57 (87.69 %) of the 65 patients. Graft not uptake in 8 (12.30 %) patients. Hearing improvement was seen in 50 (76.92 %) patients, out of which 41 cases had 10-15 db and 9 cases had 15-20 db air-bone gaps. Hearing was found to be worse postoperatively in only 1patients, while no change was noted in the remaining 14 patients. There was no case of profound hearing loss. Conclusion Myringoplasty is an effective treatment in the paediatric population. If performed properly, it has a good chance of restoring a childs hearing.

Keywords: Myringoplasty, Tympanic perforation, Hearing loss

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,

Pages: 381 - 382

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