Epley 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

Epley maneuver

A technique used to manage benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions.

Epley maneuver

Canalith repositioning procedure, modified liberatory maneuver Neurology A technique used to manage BPPV, which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions. See Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
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Randomized trial of the canalith repositioning procedure.
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Complications of the canalith repositioning procedure.
Therefore, canalith repositioning procedures are sometimes beneficial for Meniere disease patients in addition to other forms of medical management.