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 was performed twice during each treatment session.
At subsequent sessions, air and bone conduction thresholds were measured, and acoustic immittance testing was performed immediately before and after each politzerization.
Resolution of conductive hearing impairment was defined as an average air-bone gap of less than 15 dB (based on 500, 1,000, and 2,000 Hz) prior to politzerization at a given treatment session.
In the 70% of treated patients who improved, politzerization eliminated the need for grommet insertion.