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Electrical tinnitus control.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3874518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new method of electrical tinnitus control employs sine-wave frequencies, slowly varying between 0.2 and 20 kHz and modulating a 60 kHz carrier. The latter literally carries the audio-frequencies "under the skin" via external electrodes placed on both mastoids. Patients undergo exposure at home. The dosis increases from 1 h/day to maximally 5 h/day. Suppression is achieved in about 60% of selected patients. Once tinnitus is under control, usually after 3-5 sessions, exposure may be reduced.
A Shulman; J Tonndorf; B Goldstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta oto-laryngologica     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0001-6489     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Otolaryngol.     Publication Date:    1985 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-08-06     Completed Date:  1985-08-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370354     Medline TA:  Acta Otolaryngol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Electric Stimulation Therapy / adverse effects,  instrumentation,  methods*
Tinnitus / therapy*

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