STOCKHOLM, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –
Revolutionary, non-surgical EU approved medical device is delivering effective treatment for tinnitus in the form of a semi-transparent patch
Sufferers of tinnitus – an uncontrollable ringing in the ears – are getting some golden silence as Swedish scientists reveal a new treatment for the condition.
The Antinitus medical device patch has received European Regulatory approval with a medical device CE Mark certifying the product’s safety and clinical efficacy*.
Antinitus, (Antinitus.com), is a self-administered tinnitus treatment that patients can manage themselves and easily integrate into their busy lives.
The treatment involves a 21-day course, and is delivered through a discrete semi-invisible patch which is placed behind the ear every day during the treatment.
Independent clinical studies performed at the Karolinska Trial Alliance / Karolinska Institute and the Sickla ÖNH-centre in Sweden have shown remarkable results for the first-in-class tinnitus product.
In one such clinical trial, reduction in tinnitus severity was achieved by 50% of people at end of the 3-week treatment period, and by 90% at a follow-up assessment 4 weeks after the end of therapy.
In another study 100 patients took part. Patients were required to have suffered from tinnitus for at least 4 weeks before the start of the study.
Treatment with the Antinitus patch for three weeks resulted in a significant decrease in the TSQ* scores from baseline, (P 0.01). The TSQ score remained decreased at follow-up four weeks after the end of treatment indicating relief from the tinnitus burden.
innitus severity questionnaire.
Added to this are the hugely positive results coming through the Antinitus.com website via a first of its kind post-market-follow-up survey.
Dr. Peter Åhnblad, MD, ENT Senior Consultant Head of Stockholm-Sickla Ear, Nose and Throat Center, Sweden added: "The Antinitus patch is a product that can ultimately give tinnitus patients a more lasting relief of their symptoms."
The treatment is now widely available and proving to be popular through the Antinitus online shop, http://www.antinitus.com.
* The Antinitus CE certified medical patch is a listed medical devices in accordance with the regulations issued by Medical Products Agency and complies with the requirements of the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC.
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