canalith repositioning maneuver


Also found in: Acronyms.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Our model may also explain why some patients are more susceptible to BPPV and more resistant to treatment with canalith repositioning maneuvers.
All patients in the treatment group underwent the canalith repositioning maneuver described by Epley, with the exception of the vibration component.
Canalith Repositioning maneuver (CRP) was the first line of treatment in majority of cases.
(29.) Blatt PJ, Georgakakis GA, Herdman SJ, Clendaniel RA, Tusa RJ.The effect of the canalith repositioning maneuver on resolving postural instability in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Canalith repositioning maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: randomized controlled trial in family practice.
(14) Kim and Lee reported a 43% rate of dizziness after successful canalith repositioning maneuvers. (13) This by itself points to a connection of some type between BPPV and the autonomic nervous system.