vhit vestibular testing

What is the role of the Video Head Impulse Test in Vestibular Assessment?

I was recently reading an article titled Evaluating the Diagnostic Accuracy of the Head Impulse Test- A Scoping Review. This article’s primary aim was to assess the ability of the video head impulse test (vHIT) to detect vestibular dysfunction based on an extensive review of the literature. In recent years, the introduction of different assessment…

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perceptual postural dizziness

Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness: A New Diagnosis

Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) is a new diagnosis that is unfamiliar to many health care providers and patients alike. The diagnosis is new in name only, as the primary physical symptoms of this disorder have been reported in medical literature dating back to the 1800s. These core physical symptoms include persistent, non-spinning dizziness and/or unsteadiness…

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