volume 239, issue 3, P255-262 1984
DOI: 10.1007/bf00464252
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Abstract: The difference in the hearing threshold before and after treatment with cis-diaminnedichloroplatinum (DDP) is analysed in 69 patients. Hearing loss due to DDP treatment is mainly limited to 8,000 Hz and the incidence is about 40%. The effect of DDP is dose-related, although even at the lowest dose 20% of the patients are affected. The age of the patients is not an important factor. Loss of hearing due to DDP treatment occurs independent of any pre-existent hearing loss although those patients with great pre-ex…

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