Long-term effects of Ménière's disease on hearing and quality of life.

  title={Long-term effects of M{\'e}ni{\`e}re's disease on hearing and quality of life.},
  author={Sam E Kinney and Sharon A. Sandridge and Craig W. Newman},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={18 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate long-term hearing results and quality of life in patients with Ménière's disease. STUDY DESIGN Detailed audiometric evaluation and disease-specific as well as global health quality evaluation of patients with Ménière's disease. SETTING Ambulatory evaluation was conducted in a large multispecialty clinic. PATIENTS Ménière's disease in only one ear, were at least 1 year posttreatment, were < 65 years of age, had no neurologic or psychologic disorders, and lived within… CONTINUE READING