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Study of Methylene Blue Ototoxicity in the Guinea Pig.

Methylene blue is widely used in the medical field, especially as a blue dye for staining. It is also used as a photosensitizing agent in antimicrobial photodynamic therapy, which once photoactivated is effective for the eradication of several multi-resistant bacteria. The objective of this study was to investigate the ototoxic potential of methylene blue and precise its use in otology.

Date de publication
1er novembre 2017
Chercheurs
Belhassen S, Alzahrani M, Nader ME, Gaboury L, Saliba I
Référence PubMed
J Clin Med Res 2017;9(11):900-906
ID PubMed
29038666
Affiliation
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Montreal, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center (CHU SJ), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.