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Local dexamethasone therapy conserves hearing in an animal model of electrode insertion trauma-induced hearing loss.

Authors
  • Eshraghi, Adrien A
  • Adil, Eelam
  • He, Jiao
  • Graves, Reid
  • Balkany, Thomas J
  • Van De Water, Thomas R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Volume
28
Issue
6
Pages
842–849
Identifiers
PMID: 17471110
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results from immediate local treatment of the cochlea with DXM in an animal model of EIT-induced HL suggest a novel therapeutic strategy for hearing conservation by attenuating the progressive HL that can result from the process of electrode array insertion during cochlear implantation.

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