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Figure 5: Eustachian tube cauterization (reproduced with modification with permission from Wolfman and Chole [27]). (a) Positioning of supine animal (reproduced with modification with permission from Wolfman and Chole [27]). (b) Cautery tip introduced through midline of soft palate and directed laterally. Eustachian tube orifice is approximately 5 mm posterior to junction of hard and soft palates (reproduced with modification with permission from Wolfman and Chole [27]).