The following editorial and solicited commentary about the editorial concern an important aspect of nomenclature for otologic surgery. We hope that this editorial will encourage the further discussion and application of criteria for classification of tympanoplasty.—B.R.A.
FARRIOR JB. Classification of Tympanoplasty. Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;93(6):548–550. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770060850002