Meniere's breakthrough offers safer vertigo relief

Patients with intractable Meniere's disease can now be offered effective relief with steroid injections and avoid the damaging side effects of ablative treatment, a UK study shows.

Intratympanic methylprednisolone has been shown to be just as effective as the established treatment – gentamicin – for vertigo, but doesn't have the same damaging effects.

In a double blind trial, 30 patients with unilateral