Performance of the Tinnitus Functional Index as a diagnostic instrument in a UK clinical population.

CONCLUSION: The TFI was confirmed to cover multiple symptom domains, measuring a multi-domain construct of tinnitus, and satisfies a range of psychometric requirements for a good clinical measure, including having excellent reliability, stability over time and sensitivity to individual differences in tinnitus severity. However, a modified seven-factor structure without the Auditory subscale (TFI-22) is recommended for calculating a global composite score for UK patients. Using patients' experience and Receiver Operator Characteristic analysis, a grading system was presented which identifies the distinct grades of tinnitus impact in the UK clinical population that is broadly comparable to the US-based system. PMID: 29129348 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusion: Losartan might prevent axonal sprouting after hearing loss by blocking TGF-β signaling thereby preventing maladaptive auditory-somatosensory plasticity. PMID: 30021416 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSIONS: Intraoperative CSF Leak may cause a temporary non-significant worsening of hearing in the first-month postoperatively without any difference at 6 months. PMID: 30016910 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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