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Middle Ear Ventilation (Tympanostomy) Summary

Description: Ventilation of the middle ear in the treatment of secretory (serous) otitis media, usually by placement of tubes or grommets which pierce the tympanic membrane.

Also Known As: Tympanostomy; Ear Ventilation, Middle; Ear Ventilations, Middle; Grommet Insertions; Insertion, Grommet Show All >>

Networked: 629 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 81 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Middle Ear Ventilation is Relevant

  1. Otitis Media with Effusion : 23 outcomes 37 studies in 244 results
  2. Otitis Media : 22 outcomes 27 studies in 210 results
  3. Infection : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 50 results
  4. Nasal Obstruction : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results
  5. Down Syndrome (Down's Syndrome) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Middle Ear Ventilation

  1. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin)
  2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
  4. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav)
  5. Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)
  6. Neomycin
  7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  8. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
  9. Prednisolone (Predate)
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
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Therapies Related to Middle Ear Ventilation

  1. Adenoidectomy
  2. Middle Ear Ventilation (Tympanostomy)
  3. Lasers (Laser)
  4. Tonsillectomy
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
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