Task-Based Functional MRI (fMRI) in Patients With Severely Bothersome Tinnitus

Through MRI the investigators plan to evaluate the cortical networks of the brain.

  1. Tinnitus Talk
    Tinnitus is a poorly understood symptom that is often described either as ringing, clicking, ocean sounds, or nature sounds. There is no cure for tinnitus. Approximately 50 million Americans are affected with a small minority being severely affected. This study targets patients with tinnitus who are severely bothered. Through MRI the investigators plan to evaluate the cortical networks of the brain in hopes to better understand this complex process.


    Estimated Enrollment:10
    Study Start Date:February 2011
    Estimated Study Completion Date:February 2012
    Estimated Primary Completion Date:February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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