Tympanoossicular reconstruction in chronic noncholesteatomatous diseases of the middle ear

Alin Horia Marin, Stelian Lupescu, Horatiu Stefanescu, Nicolae Constantin Balica & Stan Cotulbea
Introduction: The surgical reconstruction of the tympanoossicular system is named tympanoplasty. This includes the grafting of the tympanic membrane, named myringoplasty and the reconstruction of the ossicular chain through different types of ossiculoplasties. The objectives were to compare the results obtained with different types of grafting materials, we used in the reconstruction of the tympanic membrane and with different ossiculoplasty procedures. Methods: The study includes a total of 115 tympanoplasties in patients with noncholesteatomtous disease...