コラーゲンスポンジ(テルダーミス^【○!R】)を用いた鼓膜穿孔閉鎖術の検討 [in Japanese] Clinical study of tympanic perforation closure technique using collagen sponge (Terudermis^【○!R】) [in Japanese]
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The tympanic perforation closure technique using Terdermis<SUP>®</SUP> was studied in 30 cases: 18 males and 12 females.<BR>Their ages ranged from 7 to 79, with the average age of 45.7.<BR>During operation, the perforation edge was removed circumferentially to make the eardrum fresh.<BR>Terdermis<SUP>®</SUP> with a silicon membrane was inserted under the perforation.<BR>Tissue adhesive (fibrin glue) was not used.<BR>Postoperatively, no oral antimicrobial agents nor ear drops were administered.<BR>At the initial operation, successful closure of perforation was achieved in 19 out of 30 cases (63%), while 11 cases were unsuccessful.<BR>Perforation closure rate was 86% including successful cases of the second operation.<BR>This technique can be effective for a comparatively small perforated eardrum.
- Ear Research Japan
Ear Research Japan 17(5), 638-643, 2007-12-25
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