Ear Tubes

Research Gaps - Pediatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children Tonsillectomy in Children Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Ear Tubes

Painful ear infections are a rite of passage for children—by the age of five, nearly every child has experienced at least one episode. Most ear infections either resolve on their own (viral) or are effectively treated by antibiotics (bacterial).

Middle-Ear Ventilation Tube Placement

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that complications may occur following the placement of middle-ear ventilation tubes.

PREDICT Study

Parent Response to Ear Disease in Children with and without Tubes (PREDICT) Quality of Life Research Study

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

Leadership: Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Chair); Melissa A. Pynnonen, MD, MSc (Assistant Chair); David E. Tunkel, MD (Assistant Chair); Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist)