Surgical treatment of bilateral drug-resistant Menière’s dis­ease

Authors: V. Koucky 1;  R. Černý 2;  Z. Balatková 1;  V. Bandurová 1;  S. Hrubá 1;  J. Plzák 1;  Z. Čada 1
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngologie a chirurgie hlavy a krku 1. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha 1;  Neurologická klinika 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2019; 82(6): 689-692
Category: Letter to editor
doi: 10.14735/amcsnn2019689


The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manu­script met the ICMJE “uniform requirements” for biomedical papers.


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