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Meniette Device

Surgical Procedure

Meniette Device

Indications for Surgery

Meniere’s Disease unresponsive to medical management.

Anesthesia

Topical

Surgical Time

3 minutes

Hospital Admission

No, clinic procudure

Surgical Procedure

A tympanostomy tube (link) is placed in the eardrum in clinic. The Meniette Device is used 3-5 times per day with the tympanostomy tube in place. The device creates a gentle pulse of pressure that is transmitted to the inner ear. In selected patients, the vertigo and some associated symptoms of Meniere’s Disease may be eliminated.

 

 


 
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