ESS can be considered in patients that are refractory to medical management as a non-destructive option, as risk to hearing is low.
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Management remains controversial because there is no universally accepted consensus on the threshold for surgical intervention, appropriate treatment strategy, frequency of surveillance, and ablative versus excisional management
The management of vestibular neuritis with corticosteroids remains controversial.
There is a critical need for high-quality randomized control trials to determine if diuretics are effective for treating Meniére’s disease.
Defining significant asymmetric sensorineural hearing loss (ASNHL) is important to determine if a patient requires further evaluation for retrocochlear pathology.
Sigmoid sinus thrombosis (SST) remains a rare but serious intracranial complication of acute mastoiditis.
Earlier age at the time of cochlear implantation in congenitally deafened children has been demonstrated to be significantly correlated to improved outcomes.