Effects of valproic acid on hearing in epileptic patients


Incecik F. , AKOGLU E., SANGUEN Z., MELEK I., DUMAN T.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, cilt.71, ss.611-614, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2006.12.011
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.611-614

Özet

Objective: Since some case reports about the ototoxicity of valproic acid have been published, probable adverse effects of valproic acid on hearing in the epileptic patients became a subject of interest. We wanted to investigate if ototoxicity occurs in pediatric epileptic patients using VPA for long terms.