Otitis media with effusion: Recurrence after tympanostomy tube extrusion


Yaman H., Yilmaz S., Guclu E., Subasi B. , Alkan N., Ozturk O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.74, no.3, pp.271-274, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.11.035
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-274
  • Keywords: Recurrence, Tympanostomy tube, Extrusion time, Effusion, RISK-FACTORS, CHILDREN, PREVALENCE

Abstract

Objective The incidence rate of recurrence of otitis media with effusion (OME) in children after tympanostomy tube extrusion and the relationship between recurrence and tube retention time was investigated. Also relationship between recurrence rate and initial age of tube insertion was analysed.