Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Dec 21;65(Suppl 3):660-1. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
ENT Department, Penteli Children Hospital, 43 Agoracritou Street, 10440 Athens, Greece.
Pneumatic otoscopes do not support video assisted clinical examination, as they are not equipped with built-in cameras, so diagnosis is based on real-time direct observation rather than on video studying. On the other hand, classic rigid endoscopes usually provide otologists with a clear view of the tympanic membrane and its mobility, allowing subsequent video recording. Unfortunately, rigid endoscopes cannot be used for pneumatic otoscopy, unless they are properly fitted for such use. Read More