canalith repositioning maneuver


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canalith repositioning maneuver

a maneuver to reposition otolithic debris from the semicircular ducts, usually the posterior, to the utricle in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Synonym(s): Epley maneuver

canalith repositioning maneuver

Use of the Hallpike maneuver to reposition a canalith in the semicircular canal(s) to relieve benign positional vertigo. Synonym: Epley maneuver See: Hallpike maneuver
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A randomized, controlled assessment of the canalith repositioning maneuver.
Our model may also explain why some patients are more susceptible to BPPV and more resistant to treatment with canalith repositioning maneuvers.
8] In another controlled study, Blakley found no significant difference between a group that underwent the canalith repositioning maneuver and a control group that did not.