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Intervention Protocol

Steroids for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

  1. BPC Wei,
  2. SJ O'Leary,
  3. N Mansell,
  4. S Thanaviratananich,
  5. M Laopaiboon

Editorial Group: Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group

Published Online: 20 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003998


How to Cite

Wei BPC, O'Leary SJ, Mansell N, Thanaviratananich S, Laopaiboon M. Steroids for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (Protocol). The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003998. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003998.

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*Prof Stephen O'Leary, Consultant Surgeon, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, AUSTRALIA. sjoleary@ozemail.com.au.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JAN 2003

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

1. To determine whether steroids in the treatment of ISSNHL:

(a) improve hearing
(b) reduce tinnitus

2. To determine the incidence of significant side effects from the medication.