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Myringotomy - Ear Tubes Infection

If you like this animation, LIKE us on Facebook: This medical animation shows the myringotomy (ear tube) procedure to remove fluid from the middle ear to create equal air pressure on both sides of the eardrum, and to reduce risk of infection. In this surgery, the doctor makes an incision in the eardrum (tympanic membrane) and implants a small ventilation tube which eventually dissolves.
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