Eustachian tube


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Synonyms for Eustachian tube

either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx

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Efficacy of balloon dilation in the treatment of symptomatic Eustachian tube dysfunction: One year follow-up study.
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced on Tuesday the receipt of clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand and include the Acclarent AERA Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System in patients as young as 18 with Eustachian Tube Dysfunction.
7 percent technical success rate in Eustachian tubes dilated with the Acclarent AERA device.
KEYWORDS: Schwannoma, vestibular, acoustic neuroma, CSF fistula, eustachian tube, rhinoliquorrhea
Dubai: Patients are now set to benefit from a new understanding of the anatomy of the Eustachian Tube, a vital part of the middle ear, because of pioneering work by the American Hospital Dubai, it said on Wednesday.
The pharyngeal opening of Eustachian tube was observed for its shape and size and following measurements were taken using sliding vernier calliper of 30 cm length, 0.
Five patients (5 ears) who suffered from tympanic membrane retraction were treated by improving the Eustachian tube functions.
Each time there is an infection, the middle ear makes a fluid in sympathy and if this can't drain away through the eustachian tube, it becomes thick.
Structural change is swelling of the nasal passageways, Eustachian tube, osteomeatal sinus pathway, and tracheobronchial tree.
Sometimes in young children, the tiny eustachian tube that equalises pressure in the ear becomes blocked.
A It sounds as if you may be suffering from a condition called eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) which sounds a lot more complex than it actually is.
The theory is that the fluid accumulated due to tissue swelling, resulting in Eustachian tube dysfunction and poor drainage of the middle ear.
Eustachian tube function is assumed to play an important role in the aetiology of this disease.
When the pressure is unequal, the eustachian tube opens and allows air to escape, which sounds like a pop," says Dr.
Eustachian tube dysfunction can occur if the tube becomes too narrow or blocked.