Influence of Depressive Disorders on the Results of Surgical Treatment in Patients with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

Surgical Treatment in Patients with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

  • Firuza Bakhtiyorovna Nurmukhamedova PhD Assistant of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology and Dentistry, TashPMI, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Nodirbek Elmurod ogli Goziev Student of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Nargiskhon Sharifjon qizi Kulboyeva Student of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Gulnoza Umidullo kizi Gaybillaeva Student of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Sultonmurod Bakhtiyorovich Abdurakhmonov Student of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Keywords: Depression, tympanoplasty, cholesteatoma, quality of life assessment, middle ear reconstruction


Background: The aim of this study was to determine whether preoperative depressive symptoms can affect the quality of life (QoL) after middle ear surgery in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). Methods: This study was conducted on 80 patients with CSOM, who were operated on for CSOM, in the preliminary and postoperative period who completed the specific COMOT-15 questionnaire and the PHQ-D depression questionnaire. Results: After surgical treatment of CSOM, total COMOT-15 score improved significantly (p <0.001). The data of patients without depressive symptoms were significantly better when questioned according to COMOT-15 (P <0.01) after surgery, while the depressive state showed significantly low results (p <0.001). Preoperative depression is a significant predictive factor for QoL in patients with CSOM. Conclusion: This should be considered during patient selection in order to provide more appropriate preoperative counseling.


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