Does addition of antiviral medication to high-dose corticosteroid therapy improve hearing recovery following idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss?

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BACKGROUND Idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL) is defined as an unexplainable decline in hearing that occurs within a short period of time (12–72 hours in most studies). The incidence of ISSNHL is estimated at 5 to 20 cases per 100,000 persons per year. In the vast majority of the cases ISSNHL is unilateral, and the prognosis for hearing… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/lary.21963

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@article{Shaikh2011DoesAO, title={Does addition of antiviral medication to high-dose corticosteroid therapy improve hearing recovery following idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss?}, author={Jamil A. Shaikh and Pamela Carol Roehm}, journal={The Laryngoscope}, year={2011}, volume={121 11}, pages={2280-1} }