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10 March 2023: Clinical Research

Balloon Dilation Eustachian Tuboplasty Combined with Tympanotomy Tube Insertion for Treatment of Refractory Otitis Media with Effusion: A Randomized, Prospective, Controlled Trial Comparing Local Anesthesia Combined Sedation Versus General Anesthesia

Bingyi Dai ABCDE , Xiao Yin BF , Danni Guo ABCDEFG , Xiaodong Du ADEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938879

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e938879

Table 3 R-value score results of tympanometry.

GroupTympanometryPreoperation1 month postoperation3 month postoperation6 month postoperation12 month postoperationP value*
General anesthesiaTMM 30 mbar0.97±0.231.13±0.21.28±0.231.36±0.261.41±0.25
TMM 40 mbar0.93±0.221.08±0.231.25±0.241.31±0.241.35±0.24
TMM 50 mbar0.85±0.211.01±0.241.15±0.231.24±0.231.32±0.27
Local anesthesiaTMM 30 mbar0.99±0.241.15±0.211.23±0.251.35±0.221.43±0.26
TMM 40 mbar0.96±0.261.11±0.251.21±0.241.32±0.241.36±0.24
TMM 50 mbar0.90±0.211.00±0.241.16±0.211.27±0.221.30±0.22
* value based on any change in the R-Value between preoperative period and postoperative period (months of follow-up as a continuous variable).

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