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Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Oct;43(5):1081-90. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2010.05.005.

Medical and noninvasive therapy for Meniere's disease.

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  • 1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room M1 102, Toronto, Ontario M4N3M5, Canada.


Nonoperative therapy continues to be the mainstay of treatment of patients suffering from Meniere disease. Despite extensive research, the exact pathogenesis of Meniere disease remains elusive. The poorly understood nature of this condition has made it nearly impossible to develop treatments that are curative. Most modern treatments are aimed at controlling symptoms. This article reviews the various nonoperative treatments that have been used to treat Meniere disease historically as well as outlining the authors' clinical treatment paradigm.

Copyright 2010. Published by Elsevier Inc.

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