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June 1974

Patulous Eustachian Tube Syndrome: Preliminary Report of the Use of the Tensor Veli Palatini Transposition Procedure

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

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.

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