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Radiother Oncol. 2004 Jul;72(1):79-82.

Sensory neural hearing loss after concurrent cisplatin and radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

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  • 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Woncheon-Dong, Paldal-Gu, Suwon 442-721, South Korea.

Abstract

Sensory neural hearing loss (SNHL) was evaluated in the patients who were treated with concurrent chemoradiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Ten from 48 ears showed persistent SNHL. Radiotherapy techniques, radiation dose to inner ear and post-treatment otitis media were significant predicting factors for SNHL.

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