The International Tinnitus Journal

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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


Cortical and Brainstem Topognostic Testing Tinnitus Patients - A Preliminary Report

Author(s): Julia M. Bergmann and Guillermo O. Bertora

Preliminary electrophysiologic topognostic test findings suggest a method for the functional localization and quantification of tinnitus; and provides a basis for the selection and monitoring of treatment. Numerous and different locations of the tinnitus symptom have been identified. In our series approximately 24% of tinnitus patients were identified to have a peripheral origin; 35% originated in the brainstem; and 41 % at a supratentorial level.