What is the role of surgical therapy in the treatment of Ménière disease?

Updated: Mar 13, 2017
  • Author: Hesham M Samy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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The role of surgical therapy for Ménière disease (eg, shunting the endolymphatic sac) is controversial. The literature demonstrates wide variation in the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of surgery.


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