Prognostic factors influencing anatomical and functional outcome of Myringoplasty

  • KM Nurul Alam Registrar, Department of ENT, SSMC MH, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Idrish Ali Medical Officer, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, BSMMU
  • Md Mahmudul Huq OSD, DGHS (Deputed to BSMMU)
  • Md Abu Hanif Professor, Head of the Department of ENT, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, Mymensingh
Keywords: Myringoplasty, Hearing improvement


Objective: To assess the rate of healing of tympanic membrane, hearing status before and after operation and determine the factors influencing surgical outcome.

Methods: This cross-sectional study was done in the department of Otolaryngology & Head- Neck Surgery of SSMC & Mitford Hospital, Dhaka, during the period of January, 2008 to December, 2009. A total of 60 patients was underwent myringoplasty operation and taken detailed history, clinical findings and post operative assessment. Analyzed data presented by various tables, graphs and figures.

Results: The study included 60 patients of myringoplasty operation. Age of the patient was between 15-45 years. Out of 60 patients male was 60% and female was 40%. Highest number of patients was in the age group of 15-25 years.

Conclusion: Hearing improvement after myringoplasty in anatomically successful cases improve quality of life of the patient.


Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2013; 19(1): 18-23


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Alam, K., Ali, M., Huq, M., & Hanif, M. (2013). Prognostic factors influencing anatomical and functional outcome of Myringoplasty. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 19(1), 18-23.
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