To Study the Burden and Risk Factors for Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media in a Population of Sikkim, India: A Hospital Based Study
This study which is the first of its kind in Sikkim would help us in identification of risk factors which could be present in the Sikkimese population and this could be attributed to ethnic as well as unique geographical factors of this place. Observational study wh ere all Sikkimese patients reporting to ENT with ENT complaints were included after taking consent, The information was noted in a specific questionnaire and all patient were subjected to Otoscopic examination. Analyses using SPSS 17.00. A total of 497 subjects had participated in the study and all the relevant data has been categorized and tabulated according to the requirements of the study.
CONCLUSION: The ear camp had beneficial effect and showed good results.PMID:34544304 | DOI:10.1177/01455613211036772
Conclusions: Novel CNN algorithms were developed with high AUC-ROCs for differentiating between various TM pathologies. This was further deployed as a proof-of-concept publicly accessible website for real-time predictions.
CONCLUSION: Given the high prevalence of hearing problems in this group of primary school students, there is a strong need to monitor the hearing status of children in this geographical area.PMID:34421042 | DOI:10.1353/hpu.2021.0143