Developments in delivery of medications for inner ear disease.

@article{Staecker2013DevelopmentsID,
  title={Developments in delivery of medications for inner ear disease.},
  author={Hinrich Staecker and Brian Rodgers},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug delivery},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={639-50}
}
INTRODUCTION Hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disturbance represent common diseases that have tremendous impact on quality of life. Despite the high incidence of inner ear disease in the general population, there are currently no dedicated pharmacologic interventions available to treat these problems. AREAS COVERED This review will focus on how treatment of inner ear disease is moving toward local delivery at the end organ level. The authors will discuss current practice, ongoing clinical… CONTINUE READING