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Middle ear surgery: What to expect and how to prepare  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to prepare for middle ear surgery, which is done to repair the eardrum (tympanic membrane) or small hearing bones (ossicles) in the middle ear. These may be repaired using either man-made or natural tissues. This surgery is done to restore hearing.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2012, August 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Preoperative Teaching; Postoperative Care; Hearing Loss; Hearing; Ear
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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