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The Effect of Hemodialysis on Hearing

2014-07-23 21:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The inner ear contains transporters that are responsible for maintaining a strict homeostatic environment, necessary for transmission and transduction of sound waves. Hemodialysis affects the body's composition including the aspects regulated by these transporters (pH, osmolarity, Na, K). We wish to observe if hemodialysis affects hearing, and if so, by which parameters.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Hearing

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:21-0400

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