Last updated on November 2019

The Use of Medical Grade Honey in the Prevention of Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Associated Skin Breakdown


Brief description of study

Postoperative medicinal grade honey in addition to standard post-operative care may prevent bone anchored hearing aid associated skin breakdown better than standard care alone in adult patients

Detailed Study Description

This is a prospective study. Multiple surgeons will perform the bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA) implantation surgery. Patients will be randomized to either postoperative medicinal honey and standard care or postoperative standard care alone using a random number generator. There will be a total of two patient groups. The type of BAHA device used, laterally and the surgical technique will be recorded.

Treatment groups:

Group 1-patients undergoing BAHA implantation who will be postoperatively treated with medicinal honey and standard care.

Group 2- patients undergoing BAHA implantation who will be postoperatively treated with standard care.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03929224

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