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Table 3 Overview of patient details and outcome of Eustachian tuboplasty

From: Microwave ablation eustachian tuboplasty: a preliminary investigation with long-term follow-up

Patient No. Side of ear Pre-operative Post-operative 6 m Post-operative 30 m
Endoscope (Sade Grade) Tympanometry Valsalva Endoscope (Sade Grade) Tympanometry Valsalva Endoscope (Sade Grade) Tympanometry Valsalva
1 Right III B (−) II C (+) II C (+)
2 Right II B (−) Normal A (+) Normal A (+)
3 Right III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
4 Left III B (−) III B (−) III C (+)
5 Right II B (−) Normal A (+) Normal A (+)
6 Left III C (−) II C (−) Normal A (+)
7 Left III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
8 Left II B (−) Normal A (+) Normal A (+)
9 Left III B (−) III B (−) II C (−)
10 Right III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
11 Right II B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
12 Right III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
13 Left III C (−) III B (−) III B (−)
14 Right III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
15 Right III B (−) III B (−) I A (+)
16 Right II B (−) Normal A (+) Normal A (+)
17 Left III C (−) I A (+) Normal A (+)
18 Left III B (−) II C (+) Normal A (+)
  1. Negative:(−); Positive(+)