Retro-auricular approach using an autologous graft is the main surgical method for myringoplasty (MPL). Endaural and transcanal or endoscopic approaches are also used. There is no definitive consensus on the best MPL surgical technique. The aim of this study is to compare the two most used technique, over and underlay MPL, to evaluate the difference in anatomical and functional outcomes.

Comparison between overlay and underlay primary myringoplasty: retrospective analysis on anatomical and functional results in 497 adult patients

Ricciardiello, Filippo;Pisani, Davide;Petruzzi, Gerardo;Palladino, Remo;Coppola, Ciro;Cavaliere, Michele;Astorina, Alessia;Di Nola, Claudio;Oliva, Flavia;Scarpa, Alfonso;
2022

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Retro-auricular approach using an autologous graft is the main surgical method for myringoplasty (MPL). Endaural and transcanal or endoscopic approaches are also used. There is no definitive consensus on the best MPL surgical technique. The aim of this study is to compare the two most used technique, over and underlay MPL, to evaluate the difference in anatomical and functional outcomes.
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