Antioxidant protection in a new animal model of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity.


Mortality is a major complication in animal models of cisplatin-induced hearing loss due to the systemic toxicity of the drug. Here we report on a novel two-cycle treatment in rats, each cycle consisting of four days of cisplatin injections (1 mg/kg, i.p., twice daily) separated by 10 days of rest. This regimen, similar to clinical courses of cancer… (More)