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Anmerkungen zur Therapieresistenz von Tinnitus

  • H. -J. Opitz
II. Teil: Sitzungsbericht Tag der Praxis Freie Vorträge

Remarks on therapy resistance in subjective tinnitus


The variety of the indirect cause for the development of tinnitus correlates with the polypragmasy of therapeutic measures. Nowadays a growing significance is put to the ideas of active emission (“Kemp-Echo”) in the cochlea. Nevertheless regard has to be paid to the changes in spontaneous activities of the sensorineural system which are correlated with the hearing loss.

Using a model it is shown, how the general therapeutic measures only can be successful when applicated in an early stage, otherwise the results will be frustrating.


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  • H. -J. Opitz
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  1. 1.Bonn

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