Myringoplasty - a Review of Materials and Methods

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Abstract

Myringoplasty is the procedure for restoring the integrity of the tympanic membrane. This review article addresses the outcome of myringoplasty based on patient, disease and operative factors. Success rates for myringoplasty vary widely in the literature from 65 - 100%, with many authors advocating specific techniques to improve outcomes. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a range of surgical techniques and materials in regular use.

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  • Authors: George Barrett, Venkat Reddy & Matthew Prior
  • Keywords: Myringoplasty; Tympanoplasty; Tympanic Membrane Perforation; Graft.
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