Myringoplasty is a surgical procedure that is performed by Dr. Dhirendra Singh Kushwah, to repair a perforated eardrum, restore auditory function, and prevent infections. During the procedure, a graft is used to close the hole, promoting healing and preserving ear health. This minimally invasive surgery can significantly affect a patient’s hearing and overall ear wellness.
What is Myringoplasty?
Myringoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to repair a perforated eardrum. In this condition, a hole or tear in the thin membrane separates the middle ear from the outer ear. This procedure restores hearing function, prevents recurrent ear infections, and improves overall health. During myringoplasty, a skilled surgeon carefully closes the perforation using a graft, typically harvested from the patient’s tissues or synthetic materials.
Myringoplasty Surgical Process
- Access Incision
- Eardrum Inspection
- Perforation Closure
- Tissue Graft
- Tissue Tuck
- Tympanomeatal Flap
- Closure and Healing
Techniques Used In Myringoplasty
Underlay Technique: In this technique, the graft (usually taken from the patient’s tissues or synthetic material) is placed under the edges of the perforation, effectively covering and sealing the hole.
Overlay Technique: In contrast to the underlay technique, the graft is placed over the perforation, helping to reinforce and repair the damaged eardrum.
Tympanomeatal Flap: This technique involves creating a flap from the ear canal lining (tympanomeatal flap) and using it to cover the perforation. This can be especially useful when dealing with larger perforations or those in challenging locations.
Endoscopic Myringoplasty: An endoscope is used to visualize the eardrum and perforation, allowing for minimally invasive surgery through the ear canal. This technique reduces the need for larger incisions.
Fat Graft Myringoplasty: In cases where the perforation is tiny, a tiny piece of the patient’s fat tissue may be used as a graft to seal the hole.
Cartilage Reinforcement: In some cases, especially when the eardrum is very thin or weakened, a small cartilage may be added to provide structural support and enhance the graft’s success.
Laser-Assisted Myringoplasty: Laser technology may be employed to precisely trim the edges of the perforation and prepare the area for graft placement.
Tympanoplasty: Sometimes, Myringoplasty is combined with Tympanoplasty, where additional procedures are performed to repair damage to the middle ear, such as reconstruction of the ossicles (small ear bones).
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