IJOHNS  Vol.3 No.5 , September 2014
Evaluation of Prognostic Factor for Perforation Closure Rate in Patient with Chronic Otitis Media
Abstract: Objective: To evaluate factors affecting the perforation closure rate for perforated otitis media. Methods: Between 2008 and 2012, a total of 118 patients with perforated chronic otitis media underwent tympanoplasty at Hyogo College of Medicine Hospital by a single surgeon. Prognostic factors were analyzed using multivariate analysis with logistic regression. Results: The success rate for tympanic perforation was 93.2%. Factors showing significance on multivariate analysis were dryness of perforation and patient age at the time of surgery. Conclusion: The results suggest that pre-surgical treatment is a key factor influencing the closure rate.
Cite this paper: Katsura, H. , Mishiro, Y. , Ikehata, M. , Tsuzuki, K. and Sakagami, M. (2014) Evaluation of Prognostic Factor for Perforation Closure Rate in Patient with Chronic Otitis Media. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 307-310. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.35055.

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