Correlation Analysis of Hearing Thresholds, Validated Questionnaires and Psychoacoustic Measurements in Tinnitus Patients
Objective: To evaluate the correlation between audiometric thresholds, pitch matching (PM), minimum masking level (MML), Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) in tinnitus patients.
Subjects: 48 patients with tinnitus as the main complaint from OTOSUL, Otorrinolaringologia Sul-Fluminense, Volta Redonda, RJ, Brasil and Centro de Tratamento e Pesquisa em Zumbido, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil.
Method: Subjects performed tonal audiometry, Pitch Matching (PM) and Minimum Masking Level (MML) for tinnitus. They also fulfilled the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). Data was statistically compared for correlation between audiometric thresholds, psycho-acoustic measures and questionnaires.
|Tinnitus Hearing Loss Depression|
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||Correlation Analysis of Hearing Thresholds, Validated Questionnaires and Psychoacoustic Measurements in Tinnitus Patients|
|Study Start Date:||January 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Group of 48 tinnitus patients
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00976547
|Centro de Diagnóstico e Tratamento do Zumbido|
|Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil|
|Volta Redonda, RJ, Brazil, 27255-650|
|Study Chair:||Ricardo R Figueiredo, MDMSc||OTOSUL, Faculdade de Medicina de Valença|