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Article
February 1973

Medical Management of Meniere's Disease

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Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;97(2):142-146. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780010148010

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Abstract

Moderator, Dr. Brian F. McCabe: Meniere's disease seems to be very complex in its causation and treatment.

First of all, do you believe there is a place for medical management of Meniere's disease? Dr. Clemis.

Dr. Jack D. Clemis: Most definitely.

Dr. William H. Wilson: I can answer the same.

Dr. Wallace Rubin: The same.

Dr. John J. Shea: Yes.

Moderator Mccabe: Now what percent of patients with Meniere's disease respond, in your experience, to nonsurgical management and never need an operation?

Dr. Clemis: I would estimate that greater than 95% of our patients are managed medically and less than 5% end up as surgical candidates.

Dr. Wilson: My figures run the same. A percentage of that 95%, however, must be considered to be spontaneous remissions. I do not always take credit for controlling their disease through medical management.

Dr. Rubin: Less than 10% surgical.

Dr. Shea: It would be about

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