Evaluation of Eustachian Tube Function on Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

Authors

  • Rosydiah Rahmawati
  • Haris Mayagung Ekorini

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2817

Keywords:

Eustachian tube function, CSOM, Toynbee’s test.

Abstract

Introduction: Many literatures reported that poor aeration in the middle ear due to Eustachian tube
dysfunction is an important factor that plays a role in causing acute and chronic otitis media.
Objective: To assess Eustachian tube function (ETF) and to confirm Eustachian tube condition during
surgery on chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) patients.
Method: This study employed a prospective design, in which participants were examined for ETF before
and after surgery. The examination used Toynbee’s procedure with impedance audiometry. The examination
results were analysed using Pearson’s product-moment test with p < 0.05.
Results: The average patient’s age was 36.27 ± 5.98 years, with an age range of 12 to 67 years. Most
participants had no cholesteatoma (59.89%), perforation (50.00%), and experienced conductive hearing loss
(54.54%). There was no significant difference between ETF and Eustachian tube during surgery (p = 0.439).
Conclusion: This study reported that most CSOM patient had total impaired ETF with open Eustachian
tube.

Author Biographies

Rosydiah Rahmawati

Medical Staff, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas
Airlangga–Dr. Soetomo General Academic Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia

Haris Mayagung Ekorini

Medical Staff, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas
Airlangga–Dr. Soetomo General Academic Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Rosydiah Rahmawati, & Haris Mayagung Ekorini. (2021). Evaluation of Eustachian Tube Function on Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 1019-1023. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2817