Diatrizoate and dextran treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

@article{Redleaf1995DiatrizoateAD,
  title={Diatrizoate and dextran treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss.},
  author={Miriam Redleaf and Carol A Bauer and Bruce Jay Gantz and Henry T Hoffman and Brian F McCabe},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  year={1995},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={295-303}
}
Many treatments have been proposed to manage sudden sensorineural hearing loss. The University of Iowa has used a protocol of intravenous radiopaque contrast and volume expander for the last 10 years in the treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. A retrospective analysis of these cases was performed to review the efficacy of this treatment with respect to the natural history of the disease, as reported in previous studies. Sixty-four percent of 39 cases showed audiometric improvement in… CONTINUE READING