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Steroids for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • BPC Wei,

  • SJ O'Leary,

  • N Mansell,

  • S Thanaviratananich,

  • M Laopaiboon

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.


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.