Ct Scans versus ABR test for Vertigo

An Oldie, but a Goodie A while back, I posted about the role of ABR (Auditory Brainstem response) testing as part of a vestibular evaluation. The focus was primarily on the detection of acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma, small tumors arising on the auditory/vestibular nerve. There is another consideration for the use of ABR testing…

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ABR in Vestibular Assessment

All audiologists and ENT specialists are aware that asymmetrical hearing loss should be considered as potential auditory nerve pathology until proven otherwise. In fact, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery lists it as a position statement on their website as “Red Flags-Warnings of Ear Disease.” The standard of care for asymmetrical hearing loss…

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