Ear Tube InsertionUploader: Negar 2 years ago Subscribe 1
In a normally functioning ear, the eustachian tube connects the space behind the eardrum with the back of the nose. The surgical team monitors heart rate, blood pressure, and blood oxygen throughout the surgery. The throat end of the tubes opens and closes to:. Tympanostomy tubes, or "tubes, are a method of creating a perforation in the tympanic membrane ear drum.