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n.1.(Med.) The act of inflating the middle ear by blowing air up the nose during the act of swallowing; - so called from Prof. Politzer of Vienna, who first practiced it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Treatment of otitis media with effusion based on politzerization with an automated device.
The Politzer method (politzerization) was patterned after an inflation technique described by Shea.
Examination with a Siegle speculum and an unsuccessful politzerization pointed to a diagnosis of complete tubal obstruction.
Politzerization was not possible, indicating that the tympanic membrane was fixed.