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A new side effect of immunosuppression: high incidence of hearing impairment after liver transplantation

Rifai, Kinan, Kirchner, Gabriele I., Bahr, Matthias J., Cantz, Tobias, Rosenau, Jens, Nashan, Björn, Klempnauer, Jürgen L., Manns, Michael P. and Strassburg, Christian P. (2006) A new side effect of immunosuppression: high incidence of hearing impairment after liver transplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 12 (3), pp. 411-415.

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Little is known about hearing impairment in patients after organ transplantation. We conducted a single-center study to evaluate hearing impairment in patients after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). A questionnaire was sent to 695 adult patients after OLT to assess characteristics and course of auditory impairment. Risk factors such as ototoxic drugs were taken into consideration. Clinical ...


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Item type:Article
Date:March 2006
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin I
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16456830PubMed ID
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:1954
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