Safety and Efficacy of Intratympanic Application of Dexamethasone Via Catheter in Patients With SHL

To determine safety and efficacy of the application of Dexamethasone for Sudden Hearing Loss.

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    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an intratympanic continuous two-week application of dexamethasone compared to placebo using a temporarily implanted catheter in patients with severe to profound sudden sensorineural hearing loss and insufficient recovery after initial systemic prednisolone therapy.


    Enrollment: 23
    Study Start Date: October 2003
    Study Completion Date: July 2007
    Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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