An opportunity for healthcare providers with the HUMMINGBIRD® TTS.


This new, enabling technology gives hospitals a leading role in advancing ear tube procedures for young children and timely solutions for:

  • Parents and pediatricians seeking alternatives to general anesthesia
  • Reducing costs and increasing quality of care
  • Hospital differentiation offers a meaningful way to attract new patients1
  • Parent satisfaction

A new movement in high-value tympanostomy procedures



RESOURCES (American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery) ( American Society of Anesthesiologists) (Society for Pediatric Sedation) (American Academy of Pediatrics)

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The Hummingbird TTS Ear Tube Delivery Study closed at 285 patients treated. The device was cleared by the FDA for children, with moderate sedation. 


  1. Mario Patino, Paul Samuels, Mohamed Mahmoud, “Pediatric Sedation Outside the Operating Room,” International Anesthes. Clinics V.51, No. 2 127-146 (2013)
  2. Alexandra G. Espinel, Rahul K. Shah, Michael E. McCormick, Paul R. Krakovitz and Emily F. Boss Patient Satisfaction in Pediatric Surgical Care: A Systematic Review p.1; Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery published online 26 March 2014