tympanography

tympanography

(tĭm″pă-nŏg′ră-fē)
Radiographic examination of the eustachian tubes and middle ear after introduction of a contrast medium.
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Tympanography can tell you if there's middle ear effusion, but does not preclude AOM if fluid isn't present.
To test this hypothesis, doctors at UCLA used tympanography to compare how much milk entered the eustachian tubes of bottle fed and breast fed babies.
Tympanography showed left eustachian tube dysfunction.
Whitaker said otoacoustic emission (OAE) screening has started to gain popularity because, like tympanography it is an objective test.
Nevertheless, preoperative tympanography is a valuable diagnostic tool for detecting OME in children who are scheduled to undergo bilateral myringotomy with tube placement.
1) Findings on audiometry were within normal limits, but tympanography showed a reduction in mobility on the right side.