Epley maneuver

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
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Epley maneuver

A technique used to manage benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions.
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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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Benign positional vertigo is treated by simple exercises such as Epley maneuver or Brandt--Daroff.
An Epley maneuver was performed on the right side for canalith repositioning treatment.
Rapid systematic review of repeated application of the epley maneuver for treating posterior BPPV.
A positive Dix-Hallpike test should prompt the use of a particle repositioning maneuver (PRM) to treat BPPV.21 The goal of PRMs, such as the Epley maneuver (see https://www.
Results: The recovery rates at the first, second and third week controls were 76%, 96% and 100% for Group-1 (modified Epley maneuver) and 64%, 88% and 100% for Group-2 (Brandt-Daroff exercises) respectively.
How the Epley maneuver can help ease dizziness (June, 8)
Vertiginous symptoms and objective measures of postural balance in elderly people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo submitted to the Epley maneuver. Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol.
The most commonly used canalith-repositioning maneuver is the Epley maneuver (2-4).
Objective: To compare the effects of neck restrictions on efficacy of Epley maneuver in management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
What stops it is the Epley maneuver, named after the ear surgeon who devised it in 1980.
Three (of nine) patients experienced complete symptom resolution following treatment on the Epley maneuver. One further patient was treated with repeated head shaking in the yaw plane (for a period of 1-2 min.
They included fine-needle aspiration, incision and drainage of abscesses and cysts, removal of cysts, wick placement, laceration repair, treatment of soft-tissue injuries, biopsies and repair, excisional and brush biopsies, release of lingual frenulum, treatment of mucoceles, endoscopy, flexible laryngoscopy, videostroboscopy, drug therapy, uvulectomy, treatment of dysphagia and reflux, foreign body removal, myringoplasty, micro-otoscopy and photo documentation, mastoid cleansing, postoperative care, intertympanic steroid injection, Epley maneuver, polypectomy, epistaxis control, repair of deviated nasal septum, coblation under local anesthesia, closed reduction of nasal fractures, and many more.