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Table 2 Pretreatment, post-treatment and gain of PTA in dB in both groups

From: Intratympanic injection of dexamethasone 4 mg/mL versus 10 mg/mL for management of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss

PTA in dBIT Dex 4 mg/mL (N = 15)IT Dex 10 mg/mL (N = 15)p value
Pretreatment76.92 ± 11.8975.5 ± 12.590.7536 (NS)
Post-treatment59.27 ± 19.1049 ± 24.04 
Improvement17.65 ± 8.3626.50 ± 14.250.047#
Gain of PTA ≥206/15 (40%)9/15 (60%)0.215 (NS)
  1. Proportions were compared with Fisher’s exact test. Means were compared with t test
  2. p value > 0.05, statistically not significant (NS)
  3. #p value < 0.05 statistically significant