Improvement of Eustachian Tube Function by Tissue Engineered Regeneration of Mastoid Air Cells

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Authors : Shin-ichi Kanemaru, Hiroo Umeda, Masaru Yamashita, Harukazu Hiraumi, Shigeru Hirano, Juichi Ito, Tatsuo Nakamura


The review is a critical analysis of the article Improvement of Eustachian Tube Function by Tissue-Engineered Regeneration of Mastoid Air Cells published in the Laryngoscope.

In the review of this article, first to summarize it, then to analyze its print structure, keeping in view its layout and reader friendly ease. Lastly the review aims towards a critique analysis of the article evaluating its authority, currency, accuracy, objectivity and coverage. Any tables, graphs, diagrams and illustrations will also be analyzed. 


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