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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The canalith repositioning procedure for benign positional vertigo: a meta-analysis.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the canalith repositioning procedure (CRP) in the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) among patients after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury.
With a positive diagnosis, posterior canal BPPV can often be successfully treated with a canalith repositioning procedure (CRP), also known as the Epley maneuver (Epley, 1992).
Also known as the canalith repositioning procedure, the manuever begins with the patient sitting upright.
Randomized trial of the canalith repositioning procedure.
The canalith repositioning procedure for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a randomized controlled trial.
Vibration does not improve results of the canalith repositioning procedure.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: analysis of 44 cases treated by the canalith repositioning procedure of Epley.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: 10-year experience in treating 592 patients with canalith repositioning procedure.
Based on the canalithiasis theory, Epley developed the canalith repositioning procedure, which came to be known as the Epley maneuver.
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.