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Functional outcome of treatment of Ménière's disease with the Meniett pressure generator

R Stokroos, M Klein Olvink, N Hendrice, H Kingma
Acta Oto-laryngologica 2006, 126 (3): 254-8
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CONCLUSION: Use of the Meniett pressure generator in patients with active Ménière's disease (MD) did not affect labyrinthine function.

OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether application of the Meniett pressure generator in patients with active MD significantly affects their labyrinthine function.

MATERIAL AND METHODS: We measured hearing and labyrinth sensitivity in patients with established MD according to American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) criteria at five different time periods: at baseline; before ventilation tube placement; before Meniett treatment; immediately after Meniett treatment; and 1 month after cessation of Meniett treatment.

RESULTS: A total of 32 patients met the inclusion criteria and were included in the study. They were graded as having definite MD (AAO-HNS stages 2 and 3). No statistically significant changes in labyrinthine function were found during Meniett treatment.

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