Regional cerebral blood flow during tinnitus: a PET case study with lidocaine and auditory stimulation.

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Brain imaging of tinnitus has suggested central correlates of tinnitus perception. This study presents positron emission tomographic (PET) measurements of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in a female tinnitus patient with bilateral left dominant tinnitus. Lidocaine infusion (75 mg during 5 min (0.2 mg/kg/min)) resulted in a 75% reduction of tinnitus and… (More)

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@article{Andersson2000RegionalCB, title={Regional cerebral blood flow during tinnitus: a PET case study with lidocaine and auditory stimulation.}, author={Gerhard Andersson and Leif Lyttkens and Carina Hirvel{\"a} and Tomas Furmark and Maria Tillfors and Mats Fredrikson}, journal={Acta oto-laryngologica}, year={2000}, volume={120 8}, pages={967-72} }