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Is There Hearing Loss After Acute Mastoiditis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00502450
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : July 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 19, 2013
Information provided by:
Rabin Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Following acute mastoiditis there is a possible risk to develop hearing loss. The cause could be either possible involvement of the inner ear, or in cases that underwent surgery, secondary to the effect of the drill's noise. Extended hearing test will be performed for 25 children that suffered acute mastoiditis that resolved with conservative treatment and compared with 25 children that needed surgical intervention.

Condition or disease
Acute Mastoiditis Acute Otitis Media

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : September 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Tertiary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of acute mastoiditis 4 years and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 4 years old Not cooperative for hearing test Active ear disease Major medical illness

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00502450

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Schneider Children'S Hospital
Petach Tikva, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rabin Medical Center
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Study Director: Eyal Raveh, MD Rabin Medical Center

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Responsible Party: eyal raveh, schneider Identifier: NCT00502450     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4560
First Posted: July 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2013
Last Verified: July 2007

Keywords provided by Rabin Medical Center:
Acute mastoiditis
Hearing loss

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Otitis Media
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Bone Diseases, Infectious
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases