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[Trans-external ear canal blow oxygen method].

[Article in Chinese]

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People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing 100044.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To study a new method for the treatment of the glue ear and the other out and middle ear diseases.

METHOD:

28 ears of the glue ear were treatment with blow oxygen method trans-external ear canal after myringotomy with grommet insertion. The results were compared with that of only tube insertion group of 20 ears in same period. This method were also used to treatment the patients with otitis media after mastoidectomy to compared the effect on dry ear time.

RESULT:

The therapy time of the blow oxygen group for glue ear were 1.20 +/- 0.42 days, and the control group were 3.50 +/- 0.87 days. The blow oxygen group need only 3.92 +/- 0.77 weeks for dry ear after mastoidectomy. And the control group need 5.82 +/- 2.03 weeks. The results are statistic significant between this two groups.

CONCLUSION:

The blow oxygen method is a good way for the treatment of glue ear, and can short the time for dry ear after mastoidectomy.

PMID:
12725187
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