Treatment of tympanic effusion (otitis media) with drainage (program ID: 293357)

Marienhaus Hospital St. Elisabeth Neuwied

location_on Neuwied, Germany
9.8/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Joachim Hammer

Head Physician
Dr. med.

Joachim Hammer

Specialized in: adult and pediatric otolaryngology

Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology

The program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • general otolaryngological examination
  • diagnostic tympanometry and audiometry
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • tympanic drainage procedure
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • explanation of future recommendations


Required documents:

  • Medical records
  • Audiometry, tympanometry (if available)
  • Temporal bone CT scan (if available)
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About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Marienhaus Hospital St. Elisabeth Neuwied offers the full range of modern diagnostics, conservative and surgical treatment of diseases of the ear, throat and nose. Depending on the complexity of the clinical case, surgical treatment can be performed both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department has a specially trained team for the diagnostics and treatment of otolaryngological problems in young patients. The long experience and excellent qualifications of specialists in combination with modern technologies form a solid foundation for the provision of high-quality medical care. The department is headed by Dr. med. Joachim Hammer, who is also the head of private ENT practice.

The key areas of the department's clinical practice include:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the external, internal and middle ear
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the mastoid process
  • Surgical correction of pathologies and deformities of the auricle
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dizziness
  • Diagnostics and treatment of upper respiratory tract infections
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the salivary glands
  • Diagnostics and treatment of laryngeal diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of tracheal diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of head and neck tumors
  • Diagnostics and treatment of ear tumors
  • Interdisciplinary monitoring of patients with cancer
  • Diagnostics and treatment of swallowing disorders
  • Laser surgery
  • Diagnostics and treatment of allergic reactions
  • Diagnostics and treatment of sleep disorders, including snoring
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other ENT pathologies

The surgical options of the department include:

  • Nasopharyngeal surgery
    • Pharyngeal tonsil surgery
    • Palatine tonsil surgery
    • Laser surgery, particularly laser tonsillectomy (tonsil reduction in children)
    • Microscopic operations on the vocal cords
    • Endoscopic laryngeal surgery
  • Nasal surgery
    • Operations on the nasal septum and nasal concha
    • Microscopic and endoscopic surgery on the paranasal sinuses
    • Nose reshaping (nasal septum deviation)
  • Auricular surgery
    • Middle ear microsurgery for the treatment of chronic inflammations and for hearing improvement 
    • Tympanostomy tube placement
    • Plastic surgery for correction of everted ears
  • Surgical treatment of snoring after the preliminary diagnostics within the Sleep Laboratory
  • Tracheotomy
  • Radiofrequency surgery (for example, surgery for snoring, nasal concha reduction)
  • Surgery to resect neck tumors
  • Surgical treatment of salivary gland diseases
  • Surgical treatment of skin tumors in the ENT organs
  • Other surgical services

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