All publications of “Michelle Menon Miyake”

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Water protection in patients with tympanostomy tubes in tympanic membrane: a randomized clinical trial

Marcel Menon Miyake ORCID logo , Daniela Akemi Tateno ORCID logo , Natália Amaral Cançado ORCID logo , Michelle Menon Miyake ORCID logo , Stefano Tincani ORCID logo , Osmar Mesquita de Sousa Neto ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4423

ABSTRACT Objective To analyze the incidence of otorrhea in the postoperative period of patients submitted to tympanotomy to place ventilation tube, and who did not protect the ear when exposed to water. Methods Open, randomized-controlled trial. Eighty patients submitted to unilateral or bilateral ear grommet tympanostomy were included and divided into two groups: Auricular Protection and Non-Protection to water during bathing and activities in water. Results In the first postoperative month, the Non-Protection Group presented a significant increase in the […]