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Teen, born with benign tumors in ear canal, had multiple surgeries, have eligibility for cadaver ear drum. What does this operation involve?

hello, I am 15 years old. I was born with benign tumors in my ear canals and on my right ear drum. Over the years I have had multiple surgeries to try and reduce the amount of the server ear infections that I get due to the sheer amount of scar tissue on my eardrums and ear canals. I have had my tonsils, removed and I have had 9 sets of tubes . Recently a doctor told me that I was eligible to receive a cadaver ear drum. I have googled about this operation, with no luck. Can you give me any information?
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Getting a cadaver ear drum is simply the ear drum taken from the cadaver (formalin preserved other human body).
It will be a same operation in which the drum taken from ones own body but when the replacement tissue is not available from the same body then it can be taken from cadaver. There are less chances of any immune reactions .
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