Eardrum repair

Alternative Names

Myringoplasty; Tympanoplasty; Ossiculoplasty; Ossicular reconstruction; Tympanosclerosis – surgery; Ossicular discontinuity – surgery; Ossicular fixation – surgery

Definition of Eardrum repair

Eardrum repair refers to one or more surgical procedures that are done to correct a tear or other damage to the eardrum (tympanic membrane).

Review

Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Settle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/3/2010

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