Prognostic factors influencing anatomical and functional outcome of Myringoplasty
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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