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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ye, Q; Tillein, J; Hartmann, R; Gstoettner, W; Kiefer, J 
Title:
Application of a corticosteroid (Triamcinolon) protects inner ear function after surgical intervention. 
Abstract:
HYPOTHESIS: Opening of the inner ear during stapes surgery or cochlear implantation may result in trauma to inner ear structures and possible hearing loss. The dual aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of locally applied Triamcinolon* to protect the inner ear against surgically induced trauma and to exclude possible ototoxic effects. METHODS: In an animal model (guinea pig), a corticosteroid (Triamcinolon) was topically applied to the inner ear, either by extracochlear appl...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ear Hear 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
361-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0196-0202 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik