alexa Menieres disease | Russian Federation| PDF | PPT| Case Reports | Symptoms | Treatment

Our Group organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Menieres Disease

  • Menieres disease

    Meniere's (say: "men-ears") disease is a problem with your inner ear. No one knows exactly what causes it, but it may be related to a build up of fluid in the inner ear. Although it can be troublesome, Meniere's disease is not contagious, and it isn't fatal.Between attacks, Reissner's membrane may reattach itself, the chemical balance is restored, and symptoms remit.

  • Menieres disease

    Disease pathophysiology:

    During the acute attack the excessive endolymphatic fluid pressure causes distension and rupture of Reissner's membrane. This results in the release of potassium-rich endolymph into the perilymphatic space and causes injury to the sensory and neural elements of the inner ear, which manifests clinically as sudden hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo. 

  • Menieres disease

    Disease statistics:

    Surgical therapy of MD is indicated for those patients who fail medical treatment. Surgical treatments are directed at relief of the putative cause (endolymphatic sac) or at deafferentation of the affected ear (vestibular nerve section, labyrinthectomy [surgical or chemical]). The procedures are discussed in order of increasing invasiveness and complexity.

  • Menieres disease

    Disease treatment:

    Diuretics and dehydrating agents. Diuretics have been used since the 1930’s, when Furstenberg et al. (1934) published their findings concerning the use of diuretics and dietary salt restriction. Diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, acetazolamide or a combination of hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene) are still the first choice in the medical therapy of Meniere’s disease (Claes & Van De Heyning 2000). 

  • Menieres disease

    Major research on disease:

    Medications for an acute attack of Meniere's.Only one double-blinded, cross-over, placebo-controlled study has been published (Van Deelen & Huizing 1986), where the effects of using diuretics were shown to control vertigo, but no long-term effect on hearing levels was found."

Expert PPTs
Speaker PPTs

High Impact List of Articles

Conference Proceedings