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Advances in the Diagnosis and Magagement of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Mario Milkov


This concise review provides up-to-dated information about the recent achievements in the diagnostic work-up and management of Eustachian tube dysfunction, a common disorder in childhood and adulthood as well. The role of modern image diagnosis and balloon dilatation of the Eusstachian tube is emphasized. Integrated efforts of interdisciplinary clinical teams consisting of otorhinolaryngologists, radiologists, maxillo-facial surgeons, otoneurologists and other specialists are needed to meet the diagnostic and surgical challenges of this pathology.


Eustachian tube dysfunction, diagnosis, drug therapy, surgery

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