Streptomycin perfusion of labyrinth
Peng Anquan; Lu Yongde; Chen Zhong et al(Second Affiliated Hospital of Hunan Medical University, Changsha)
Abstract This paper reports the clinical efficacy of streptomycin perfusion of labyrinth via fenestra of the lateral semicircular canal in 5 patients with Meniere's disease and 3 with delayed endolymphatic hydrops. The follow-up time was between 12 and 24 months (averagely 16 months).The results showed that:Vertigo was completely relieved in 7 patients and improved in 1; Hearing improved in 2 case, stabilized in 2,worse in 4; Tinnitus disappeared or became less intense in 4 patients, unchanged in 3, worse in 1; Five patients were rated their degree of disability at severe level before operation, but 5 patients were described their disability as nonexistence after operation. It indicates that streptomycin perfusion of labyrinth has the prospect of popularization and application because of its good effect for relieving vertigo, preservation of hearing and no serious complication.
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