Multiple-Frequency Matching Treatment Strategy for Tinnitus

Yuan Tao, Xiaodong Chang, Sheng Ye, Guangxing Chu, Tian Guan, Jian Wang, Peiying Zeng
2017 The Journal of International Advanced Otology  
OBJECTIVE: The first aim was to integrate commonly used tinnitus measures into a comprehensive questionnaire. Second, the effectiveness of a masking therapy based on multiple-frequency matching was verified in a clinical study. This study investigated the feasibility of a new treatment strategy for tinnitus, with two main foci. MATERIALS and METHODS: Compare multiple-frequency matching with traditional masking therapy (Single-frequency matching) through clinical trials. The analysis indicated
more » ... at the reliability and construct validity of the comprehensive questionnaire need to be improved, and the feasibility of the integration attempt remains uncertain. RESULTS: The clinical results showed that the multiple-frequency matching method was more effective than single-frequency matching for tinnitus treatment. CONCLUSION: The multiple-frequency approach should be used more often with tinnitus masking to promote the patients' recovery.
doi:10.5152/iao.2017.3676 pmid:28816693 fatcat:oj72motjmrfkteh6lhn52u7odq