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Quantitative evaluation of dizziness characteristics and impact on quality of life.
Patients attending an outpatient clinic with the complaint of dizziness were given a set of five items to rank the magnitude of the frequency and severity of their dizziness and the impact ofExpand
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Intratympanic Steroid Injection for Treatment of Idiopathic Sudden Hearing Loss
Objective. To conduct a clinical trial of intratympanic steroid injection for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss in subjects who failed oral steroid therapy. Study Design and Setting.Expand
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Meniere's Disease: Prevalence of Contralateral Ear Involvement
Objective: Determine the prevalence and time interval for conversion from unilateral to bilateral involvement in Meniere's disease and cochlear hydrops. Study Design and Setting: Retrospective chartExpand
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Vestibular Schwannoma Growth Rates in Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Natural History Consortium Subjects
Objective: To determine the amount of growth in vestibular schwannomas in Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) patients from diagnosis through short-term (up to 2 yr) and long-term (up to 4 yr) follow-up.Expand
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Effect of lacto-N-neotetraose, asialoganglioside-GM1 and neuraminidase on adherence of otitis media-associated serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae to chinchilla tracheal epithelium.
The adherence of Streptococcus pneumoniae (Spn) otitis media-associated serotypes 3, 6A and 14 to ciliated chinchilla respiratory epithelium was investigated using a whole organ perfusion technique.Expand
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GRM7 variants associated with age-related hearing loss based on auditory perception
Age-related hearing impairment (ARHI), or presbycusis, is a common condition of the elderly that results in significant communication difficulties in daily life. Clinically, it has been defined as aExpand
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Esophageal capsule endoscopy for screening and surveillance of esophageal varices in patients with portal hypertension
Bleeding from esophageal varices (EV) is a serious consequence of portal hypertension. Current guidelines recommend screening patients with cirrhosis with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) to detectExpand
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Acoustic Neuroma Surgical Cost and Outcome by Hospital Volume in California
CONTEXT: Successful outcome of complex surgical techniques depend on the surgical team's level of experience. However, unless benefit is demonstrated in the presence of cost savings, insuranceExpand
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Concordance of Bilateral Vestibular Schwannoma Growth and Hearing Changes in Neurofibromatosis 2: Neurofibromatosis 2 Natural History Consortium
Objective: To examine the relationship between the amount of change in size and associated hearing in bilateral vestibular schwannomas (VSs) in persons with neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). Study Design:Expand
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