OUR STUDY IS NOW CLOSED, BUT IF YOU HAVE SUDDEN HEARING LOSS IN ONE EAR YOU SHOULD SEEK CARE ASAP AT YOUR LOCAL OTOLARYNGOLOGY / AUDIOLOGY OFFICE

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What is sudden sensorineural hearing loss?

Study overview

What is intratympanic steroid therapy? (Flash video)

What are the entry criteria?

What if I have limited or no medical insurance?

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Eight centers around the U.S. initially participated in this clinical study, and this was expanded to eight more centers in the U.S. and Canada.

We are analyzing the data from our five year study and the first publication of these results will take place in the next 1-2 years.

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Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, recruited the first patient for the SSNHL trial on Dec 22, 2004. We have recently completed the recruitment of patients for our study.

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information for SSNHL investigators

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if you are UNABLE to contact a specialist and if you have SSNHL within 2 weeks of the symptoms, you can also contact us at:

hearingresearch@gmail.com

 


Participating centers in the Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Multicenter Treatment Trial

Canada

California

Florida

Iowa

Maryland

New England

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary - Lead Center

Boston,  Massachusetts,  02114,  United States

Steven D. Rauch, MD,  Study Chair and Steering Committee Chairman

Daniel J. Lee MD FACS, MEEI Site Principal Investigator

Chris Halpin, PhD, Senior Study Audiologist

PLEASE CONTACT:

Mary L. Bartley, RN, BA

PHONE: 617-573-3628

PAGER: 617-705-0222

mary_bartley@meei.harvard.edu 

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UMass Memorial Medical Center

(patients enrolling at this center and completing the study will be compensated financially)

Worcester, Massachusetts, 01655, United States

Richard Gacek, MD,  Principal Investigator

Todd Sauter, MA, Study Audiologist

PLEASE CONTACT:

Karen Longtine, BS, RN, CCRC  

Karen.Longtine@umassmed.edu 

Michigan

Missouri

New York

Ohio

Texas








   
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