Bilateral Hearing Loss after Spinal Anaesthesia
Keywords:Hearing loss, spinal anaesthesia
Mild and transient hearing deficiency is not very uncommon after anaesthesia which improves before patient is fully aware of the problem. But complete prolong bilateral hearing loss after spinal anaesthesia is extremely rare complication, which falls in the category of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). The diagnosis and management of SSNHL is still controversial.
JAFMC Bangladesh. Vol 5, No 1 (June) 2009 pp.53-55