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European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

, Volume 276, Issue 10, pp 2791–2795 | Cite as

Endoscopic butterfly inlay myringoplasty for large perforations

  • Emine DemirEmail author
  • Zerrin Ozergin Coskun
  • Metin Celiker
  • Suat Terzi
  • Ozlem Celebi Erdivanli
  • Gokce Aydin Balaban
  • Engin Dursun
Otology
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Abstract

Purpose

Nowadays, the use of otoendoscopy is becoming increasingly popular in ear surgery. Data on endoscopic tympanoplasty are quite current but not yet sufficient. This study aims to present the anatomical and functional results of endoscopic butterfly inlay myringoplasty in large perforations.

Methods

The graft success rates and audiological outcomes of 26 ears of 23 patients who underwent endoscopic cartilage inlay myringoplasty due to large perforation (more than two-thirds of the area of tympanic membrane) from March 2016 to August 2018 were evaluated.

Results

The mean follow-up period was 13.3 ± 7.1 (6–32) months. Graft success rate was 96% (25/26 ears). The preoperative mean air–bone gap (ABG) was 21.4 dB and postoperative mean was 14.4 dB. Significant improvement was observed in postoperative air–bone gap values compared to preoperative period (p 0.005).

Conclusions

Endoscopic inlay butterfly myringoplasty is a safe surgical technique and has satisfactory anatomic and audiological outcomes in large tympanic perforations.

Keywords

Butterfly Inlay myringoplasty Endoscopic myringoplasty Perforation 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors thank Prof. ME. Durakoğlugil for his contribution.

Funding

None.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

All the authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of MedicineRecep Tayyip Erdogan UniversityRizeTurkey

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