Observation of Gas Exchange in the Middle Ear
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00794105|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2008 by Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2008
Observation of fluid behavior over a perforated eardrum.
A comparison of the behavior of the gas in normal vs. different kinds of otitis media ears.
|Condition or disease|
|Normal Middle Ears. Otitis Media Ears.|
Fluid present in middle ears is observed during the regular treatment of patients.
The observation in made during the treatment and not as an additional activity. The fluid is either a steroids solution or sterile normal saline or ear's mucus discharge, all in perforated eardrums, either as a part of their intra-tympanic treatment for sudden hearing loss, or traumatic perforation [considered as the normal ears] compared to otitis media ears.
The observation is made on bubble formation over the perforation. The time length of the inspection is about 1 minute, under the microscope, during the treatment.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Study Start Date :||November 2008|
|Otitis media ears.|
- Creation of air bubbles. [ Time Frame: one year. ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00794105
|Contact: David Cohen, MD||+ 972 50 email@example.com|
|Otolaryngology Dept., Shaare Zedek Medical Center|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91031|