- Combination therapy (intratympanic dexamethasone + high-dose prednisone taper) for the treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing lossAlex Battaglia
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA, USA
Otol Neurotol 29:453-60. 2008..Untreated, it has a recovery rate of 32 to 65%. Although accepted therapy is high-dose prednisone taper (HDPT), recent publications suggest that intratympanic dexamethasone (IT-Dex) therapy may improve hearing recovery...
- Immunological damage to the inner ear: current and future therapeutic strategiesAllen F Ryan
Department of a Surgery Otolaryngology, University of California, San Diego 92093, USA
Adv Otorhinolaryngol 59:66-74. 2002..In addition, recent developments in understanding the intracellular pathways that participate in damage to the inner ear provide new opportunities for pharmacotherapy of immune-mediated disorders of hearing and balance...