Table 3: Comparison of success rates of different graft materials in tympanoplasty.

AuthorGraft materialTake-up (%)

Dornhoffer [6]Perichondrium85
Borkowski et al. [7]Cartilage, perichondrium100
Neumann et al. [8]Cartilage palisade100
Indorewala [9]Fascia lata95
Indorewala [9]Temporalis fascia (TF)66
Mundra et al. [10]TF/perichondrium with cartilage slice98.94
Present seriesCartilage shield with perichondrium98.46
Present seriesTemporalis fascia (TF)89.61