Early transtympanic steroid injection in patients with 'poor prognosis' idiopathic sensorineural sudden hearing loss.

@article{Zhou2011EarlyTS,
  title={Early transtympanic steroid injection in patients with 'poor prognosis' idiopathic sensorineural sudden hearing loss.},
  author={Yi-de Zhou and Hongliang Zheng and Qing Zhang and Peter A Campione},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={2011},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The present trial is aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of early transtympanic steroid injection in patients with 'poor prognosis' idiopathic sensorineural sudden hearing loss (ISSHL). METHODS Seventy-six patients, diagnosed as having ISSHL with 'poor prognosis', were randomized into a transtympanic group and a control group. Thirty-nine patients received conventional steroid treatment and 37 patients received 4 courses of additional transtympanic injections of methylprednisolone 7… CONTINUE READING
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