[Clinical observation of the relationship between tinnitus masking curve and masking therapy result].Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2009 Jul; 23(13):588-90.LC
To observe the relationship between the tinnitus masking curve and the effect of masking therapy, so as to select an effective treatment method.
Detect 108 (137 ear) tinnitus patients, and all the patients accept masking therapy.
The type I and III of the tinnitus masking curve were the highest percentage. In residual inhibition test type I and III had the highest positive rate, and masking therapy was the best treatment for type I and III. The residual inhibition test was positive correlation to the effect of masking therapy.
The effectiveness of different types of masking curve are different in patients with the treatment of masking, patients should be provided with personalized treatment on masking curve and residual inhibition test.