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José Carlos Bolini de Lima, Silvio Antonio Monteiro Marone, Oswaldo Martucci, Fabiana Gonçalez, João Jovino da Silva Neto, Alice Carolina Mataruco Ramos
UNLABELLED: Tympanoplasty aims at rebuilding the tympanic membrane with or without middle ear functional recovery. AIM: To evaluate the surgical results of tympanoplasties with a retro-auricular surgical approach at a medical residency unit. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-nine patients with diagnosis of simple chronic otitis media were evaluated; these patients underwent tymplanoplasty by a retro-auricular approach (underlay technique) at a medical residency unit...
March 2011: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
J L da Costa, A Navarro, J Branco Neves, M Martin
INTRODUCTION: Although the aetiology of otitis media is known to be multifactorial, adenoids infections and Eustachian tube dysfunction, have been frequently associated with the incidence of middle-ear effusion. Middle-ear effusion cases are frequent in Maputo, Mozambique, and very often insertion of tympanostomy tubes and adenoidectomy alone or with amigdalectomy have been used to treat these cases and to prevent further episodes. The objective of this study is to describe the association of these factors with otitis medias with effusion in patients that visit the Otorrinolaringology department (ENT) at the Central Hospital of Maputo (HCM), as well as to describe the clinical and epidemiological profile of these patients...
August 2005: Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
Francisco P Navarro-Reynoso, Mauricio García-Sainz, Juan Francisco Peña-Garcia, Raúl Cicero-Sabido, Carlos Ibarra-Pérez
The airway obstruction may be for many diseases. In some cases is for malignant pathology and other cases for benign pathology. The etiology of malignant pathology may be for bronchogenic carcinoma, metastatic tumours, trachea primary tumours and larynx. The benign pathology may be for late obstruction post-tracheostomy and granulomas at many infections diseases. In this cases the most important etiology is Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The early diagnosis and the intervention of multidisciplinary group, with the participation at otorrinolaringologies, bronchoscopist, neck surgeons, chest surgeons, and radioterapeuts, can result in a best life quality and resolve the airway obstruction...
September 2002: Gaceta Médica de México
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