Role of grommet in otitis media with effusion: A necessity or nuisance? A comparative study

  • G. R. Chaudhuri
  • S. N. Bandyopadhyay
  • S. K. Basu
Main Article


Otitis media with effusion is one of the commonest otological problems in paediatric age group. The condition occurs in childhood as overt or covert hearing loss presenting as an educational or behavioural problem. As there is widespread controversy regarding its precise aetiology, natural history and pathogenesis a treatment dilemma still persists. The main goal of this study is to compare the efficacy of different modalities of medical and surgical treatment designed for this condition and analysis of the results statistical.

Key words

Grommet Otitis media 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Chaudhuri
    • 1
  • S. N. Bandyopadhyay
    • 2
  • S. K. Basu
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of ENTPeerless Hospital & B. K. Roy Research CentreIndia
  2. 2.R.G. Kar Medical College & HospitalKolkata

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