The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

A different approach to treatment-resistant tinnitus: pulsed radiofrequency to the ganglion C2

Author(s): Pieter Jacob Haasnoot; Henk Maria Koning; Thijs Anton van Rheenen

Tinnitus represents one of the most common and distressing otologic problems, and it causes various somatic and psychological disorders that interfere with the quality of life. Treatments for tinnitus include pharmacotherapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, sound therapy, music therapy, tinnitus retraining therapy, massage and stretching, and electrical suppression. In this case report we present a potential treatment, namely pulsed radiofrequency to the ganglion C2.

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