• canal
  • Tympanoplasty can be performed through the ear canal (transcanal approach), through an incision in the ear (endaural approach) or through an incision behind the ear (postauricular approach). (wikipedia.org)
  • closure
  • To compare the role of transitory latex and sylastic ® implants in tympanoplasty on the closure of tympanic perforations. (scielo.br)
  • CONCLUSIONS: There is no evidence of superiority of one-piece CCP grafting over TF grafting in type 1 tympanoplasty regarding complete closure of a subtotal perforated TM 1 year or more postoperatively or hearing improvement at a minimum of 3 months follow-up. (uu.nl)