Which patients are good candidates for office treatment of tympanic membrane perforation (TMP)?

Updated: Dec 14, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Saadi, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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With regard to surgery, select patients may be candidates for one of the available office treatments. Such management has the best chance of working when the perforation is small and dry and does not involve the umbo nor the annulus.


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