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Middle Ear Ventilation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Middle Ear Ventilation
Tree Number(s)
E04.579.592
E04.580.450.472
Unique ID
D008876
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008876
Scope Note
Ventilation of the middle ear in the treatment of secretory (serous) OTITIS MEDIA, usually by placement of tubes or grommets which pierce the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
Entry Term(s)
Grommet Insertion
Myringostomy
Tympanostomy
Tympanostomy Tube Insertion
Ventilation, Middle Ear
NLM Classification #
WV 232
Previous Indexing
Intubation (1966-1982)
Otitis Media (1966-1982)
Tympanic Membrane (1966-1982)
See Also
Tympanocentesis
Public MeSH Note
83
History Note
83
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/22
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Middle Ear Ventilation Preferred
Grommet Insertion Narrower
Tympanostomy Tube Insertion Narrower
Tympanostomy Narrower
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