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Titre du document / Document title

The test and treatment methods of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and an addition to the management of vertigo due to the superior vestibular canal (BPPV-SC)

Auteur(s) / Author(s)

RAHKO T. ;

Résumé / Abstract

A review of the tests and treatment manoeuvres for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the posterior, horizontal and superior vestibular canals is presented. Additionally, a new way to test and treat positional vertigo of the superior vestibular canal is presented. In a prospective study, 57 out of 305 patients' visits are reported. They had residual symptoms and dizziness after the test and the treatment of benign paroxysamal positional vertigo of the horizontal canal (BPPV-HC) and posterior canal (PC). They were tested with a new test and treated with a new manoeuvre for superior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV-SC). Results for vertigo in 53 patients were good; motion sickness and acrophobia disappeared. Reactive neck tension to BPPV was relieved. Older people were numerous among patients and their quality of life (QOL) improved.

Revue / Journal Title

Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences    ISSN  0307-7772 

Source / Source

2002, vol. 27, no5, pp. 392-395 [4 page(s) (article)]

Langue / Language

Anglais

Editeur / Publisher

Blackwell, Oxford, ROYAUME-UNI  (1976-2004) (Revue)

Localisation / Location

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17963, 35400010660281.0220

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