Vestibular system

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Vestibular system

The area of the inner ear that helps maintain balance.
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General data of participants between the groups SMD FMD group group Age (year) 42.9[+ or -]17.5 31.1[+ or -]10.9 Age of vertigo onset (year) 39.0[+ or -]16.3 28.5[+ or -]9.8 Course duration (year) 4.1[+ or -]3.0 2.6[+ or -]1.2 Hearing level of sick ear (dB) 42.5 41.9 Vestibular function loss (cases) (*) 7 7 Control Wilcoxon group test Age (year) 30.2[+ or -]10.6 Age of vertigo onset (year) p>0.1 Course duration (year) p>0.1 Hearing level of sick ear (dB) p>0.1 Vestibular function loss (cases) (*) p>0.1 (*) Vestibular function loss has been found by caloric test in our hospital.
Considering that the semicircular canals are more susceptible to vestibulotoxicity than the otoliths, head impulse testing and dynamic visual acuity could be used to identify and monitor bilateral vestibular function. [11]
Otoneurologic evaluation in children with school difficulties: vestibular function investigation.
Treatment of bilateral loss of vestibular function is always difficult and challenging.
Screening for vestibular function with shorter tests, such as monothermal caloric testing, has been previously suggested.
All fifteen patients had acute unilateral vestibular neuritis diagnosed from clinical symptoms and a vestibular function test (mean 46 years, age range 22-69, and one female).
The aims of this study were to summarize the clinical manifestations and audiological characteristics of AN, to explore the roles of pure tone audiometry, acoustic immittance test, auditory brainstem response test and distortion product (DP) otoacoustic emission test in AN diagnosis, to investigate whether AN was complicated with vestibular function disorders or other nervous system diseases, and importantly, to provide valuable evidence for future clinical and experimental studies on AN.
Because the complaints result from asymmetric vestibular function in most patients, for this reason, in vestibular tests, both labyrinths are usually stimulated equally and the responses obtained are tried to be compared.
Vestibular function was assessed in some family members by caloric testing and electronystagmography.
All the participants underwent vestibular function tests at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, and twelve patients exhibited pure unilateral vestibular deficit.
[19] did a study on the possible variables that could affect the results of vestibular rehabilitation and found that patients with greater loss of vestibular function were less likely to return to normal DVA following a course of vestibular exercises, although they still showed significant improvement.
American National Standard on Procedures for Testing Basic Vestibular Function. Vol.