Incidence, 10-year recidivism rate and prognostic factors for cholesteatoma

Britze, A. et al. (2017) The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 131(4) pp. 319-328

Cholesteatoma patients have a high risk of recurrence with complications, and knowledge exchange is a prerequisite for improving treatment. This study aimed to apply appropriate statistics to provide meaningful and transferable results from cholesteatoma surgery, to highlight independent prognostic factors, and to assess the incidence rate.

The recidivism rate is influenced by several factors that are important to observe, both in the clinic and when comparing results from surgery.

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