alexa Abstract | Round-Window Microcatheter-Administered Microdose Gentamicin: Results from Treatment of Tinnitus Associated with Meniere's Disease

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In this study, we review the results of Meniere's disease treatment using microdose gentamicin delivered directly to the round window using the Round Window Microcatheter (IntraEar, Inc., Denver, CO). A total of 18 patients were studied, with follow-up ranging from 6 to 18 months. In 15 of 18 patients (83%), tinnitus was improved significantly throughout the follow-up period. Vertigo was eliminated in all patients, and pressure was relieved in 17 of 18 (94%). These preliminary data suggest tbat Round Window Microcatheter-delivered gentamicin is a safe and effective treatment for the reduction of tinnitus, vertigo, and pressure associated with Meniere's disease

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Author(s): Michael J DeCicco Michael E HofferRichard D Kopke Derin Wester Keith A Allen Kim Gottshall and Michael J OLeary


Round-Window Microcatheter , Microdose Gentamicin , Meniere's Disease, Round-Window Microcatheter , Microdose Gentamicin , Meniere's Disease

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