Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Hearing Loss After Cardiac Surgery

Giuseppe Bruschi, Giuseppe Tarelli, Paola Colombo, Giuseppe Cavallazzi, Aldo Cannata, Andrea Garatti, Ettore Vitali

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Abstract

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss is a rare complication after cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation. We report a case of a 60-year-old man who experienced severe sensorineural hearing loss after Bentall procedure and recovery of normal hearing after 20 days of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume83
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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