politzerization


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pol·itz·er·i·za·tion

(pol'it-zer-i-zā'shŭn),
Inflation of the auditory tube and middle ear by the Politzer method.

pol·itz·er·i·za·tion

(pol'it-zĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Inflation of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube and middle ear by the Politzer method.

politzerization

(pŏl″ĭt-sĕr-ĭ-zā′shŭn)
The inflation of the middle ear by means of a Politzer bag.

Politzer,

Adam, Austrian otologist, 1835-1920.
Politzer bag - a pear-shaped rubber bag used for forcing air through the eustachian tube by the Politzer method.
Politzer ear perforator
Politzer knife
Politzer luminous cone - a triangular area at the anterior inferior part of the tympanic membrane. Synonym(s): pyramid of light
Politzer method - inflation of the eustachian tube and tympanum by forcing air into the nasal cavity at the instant the patient swallows. Synonym(s): politzerization
Politzer operation
Politzer otoscope
Politzer speculum
Politzer test - a test for deafness in one ear.
politzerization - Synonym(s): Politzer method
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Politzerization has generally not been well accepted by patients, and it traditionally has not been suitable for use in the home setting.
In an attempt to obviate the disadvantages of office-based politzerization, we conducted a National Institutes of Health--supported, randomized, controlled study of the feasibility of using our modified Politzer device to treat persistent MEE and associated hearing loss in the home setting.
The patency of the eustachian tube is assessed by Valsalva's maneuver and/or politzerization.
This study evaluated the efficacy of politzerization with an automated, hand-held device that controls volume velocity (airflow) in the treatment of 20 children with otitis media with effusion.