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June 1974

Patulous Eustachian Tube SyndromePreliminary Report of the Use of the Tensor Veli Palatini Transposition Procedure

Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;99(6):419-421. doi:10.1001/archotol.1974.00780030433006

Patulous eustachian tube is an uncommonly diagnosed problem that may be incapacitating. We have developed a new procedure for the relief of the severe symptomatic patulous eustachian tube syndrome. Tensor veli palatini transposition procedure was performed without complication in three patients, with improvement or complete relief.