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Table 1 Tinnitus assessment before and after cochlear implantation

From: Curing tinnitus with a Cochlear Implant in a patient with unilateral sudden deafness: a case report

  TQ-score* (Goebel, 1994) THI-score** (Newman,1996) VAS loudness (0-10) VAS Annoyance (0-10)
Pre-operative 58 66 6 6
1 month post-operative 25 32 1 1
3 months post-operative 4 4 0 0
  1. * Grading according to the tinnitus questionnaire (TQ) [7]: mild = 00-30; moderate = 31-46; severe = 47-59; extreme = 60-84.
  2. ** Grading according to the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) [8]: slight = 0-16; mild = 18-36; moderate 38-56; severe = 58-76; catastrophic 78-100.