Preventive therapy for postoperative purulent otorrhea after ventilation tube insertion


Kocaturk S., Yardimci S., Yildirim A., Incesulu A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY, cilt.26, ss.123-127, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2004.11.004
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.123-127

Özet

Objective: Treatment modalities which are intraoperative irrigation of the middle ear with isotonic saline, postoperative oral antibiotic treatment, and postoperative topical antibiotic use have been compared with each other and with control group regarding their efficiency in preventing postoperative purulent otorrhea after ventilation tube insertion. Moreover, the costs of the treatment modalities were analyzed.