Rheopheresis for idiopathic sudden hearing loss: results from a large prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial

Ralph Mösges, Juliane Köberlein, Andreas Heibges, Bernard Erdtracht, Reinhard Klingel & Walter Lehmacher
Background: Idiopathic sudden hearing loss (ISHL) has been suggested to precipitate as final common pathway of microcirculatory impairment of the inner ear associated with a variety of etiologies and characterized by a local hyperviscosity syndrome in cochlear vessels. Therefore, we investigated the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]