Preoperative steroids for hearing preservation cochlear implantation: A review

Jafri Kuthubutheen, L. Smith, E. Hwang, V. Lin

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    © Taylor & Francis 2016.Preoperative steroids have been shown to be beneficial in reducing the hearing loss associated with cochlear implantation. This review article discusses the mechanism of action, effects of differing routes of administration, and side effects of steroids administered to the inner ear. Studies on the role of preoperative steroids in animal and human studies are also examined and future directions for research in this area are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)63-74
    Number of pages12
    JournalCochlear Implants International
    Volume17
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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