The use of ventilation tubes in secretory otitis media: a review of consultant otolaryngologists

Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. 1991 Aug;16(4):334-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2273.1991.tb00943.x.


A questionnaire concerning various aspects of secretory otitis media was completed by a random sample of Consultant Otolaryngologists in the United Kingdom. The replies to questions associated with the use of ventilation tubes are presented. The results suggest a wide disparity associated with their use and these findings are discussed with reference to current research.

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Humans
  • Middle Ear Ventilation*
  • Otitis Media with Effusion / surgery*
  • Otolaryngology
  • Surveys and Questionnaires