Pathogenetic mechanisms of sensorineural hearing loss in patients with COVID-19 and methods for their correction


  • M.A. Trishinska Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • O.Ye. Kononov Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine



COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, acute sensorineural hea-ring loss, choline alfoscerate (L-alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine), Medotilin


The article describes the main pathogenetic mechanisms of acute sensorineural hearing loss, including that caused by infection. Possible risk factors and mechanisms of development of sensorineural hearing loss against the background of coronavirus infection caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus are consi-dered. Cases of hearing loss in patients with COVID-19 have been described. The pathogenetically substantiated therapeutic approach to the treatment of such patients is presented, it is based on the optimization of acetylcholine neurotransmission in the brain structures involved in the conduction and perception of the auditory impulse.


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