Compared with all other types of tympanograms it has a sensitivity of between 56 and 73 percent and a specificity of between 50 and 98 percent in detecting OME confirmed surgically.
Sample Size: The study included 63 cases with tympanometric evidence of OME undergoing myringotomies during this period.
There is a similar incidence of post-irradiated OME in our patients.
Even though modern radiotherapy techniques are considered Preventive measures for radiotherapy-induced ototoxicities, both previous and current studies showed no beneficial effect on the occurrence of post-irradiation OME.
In this study, the teachers used the OME in a robotics class to analyze learning process with real-time data that was generated while the students were working with the robotics environment.
How can the OME support facilitation in a robotics class by providing the instructors learning process classifiers that are based on real-time data?
9) Some have suggested that effusions of OME
in children result from chronic inflammation, for example, after AOM, and that the effusions are sterile; however, recent studies have demonstrated that a biofilm is formed by bacterial otopathogens in the effusion.
Finally, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Family Physicians have agreed that antibiotic treatment is actually contraindicated for patients with OME
She considers the option of LTMF in children with OME
accompanied by developmental delays or hearing impairment, and in any child with OME
that has lasted more than 3 months.
For now, I believe that hearing aids should be used only in patients with recurrent OME
who have severe inflammatory problems with their ventilation tubes.
In designing their study--possibly to decrease the workload of the physicians involved--they sought to select a group of children likely to have bilateral OME
during routine office visits to family physicians.
The apparent low incidence of OME
among Chinese children in Hong Kong led us to wonder if a large number of cases was being overlooked.