Systemic steroid versus combined systemic and intratympanic steroid treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

@article{Baysal2013SystemicSV,
  title={Systemic steroid versus combined systemic and intratympanic steroid treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss.},
  author={Elif Baysal and Orhan Tunç and Tekin Baglam and Cengiz Durucu and Arzu Oz and Zeynel Abidin Karataş and Mustafa Polat and Fatih Çelenk and Semih Mumbuç and Muzaffer Kanlikama},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={432-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of oral steroid treatment versus combined oral and intratympanic dexamethasone injection for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss. METHODS This was a retrospective case review in which 30 patients in the oral steroid group and 39 patients in the combined oral and intratympanic steroid injection group were compared. RESULTS The comparison of the initial pure tone audiometry (PTA) threshold results revealed a… CONTINUE READING
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