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vHIT Helpful in Diagnosing Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease (MD) is notoriously difficult to diagnose under the best of circumstances, as symptoms (tinnitus, vertigo and hearing loss) are transient. Vestibular tests and audiograms may be normal in the early stages. Caloric responses may be decreased or increased relative to the healthy ear depending on how recently the patient had an episode. Because…

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Common Errors in Vestibular Management

Disorders of the inner ear are, for the most part, not visible through imaging and are not detected through blood tests. We get a limited and indirect view of inner ear function by evaluating the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex (VOR). These tests are fairly sensitive in determining the current status of the inner ear, but they rarely…

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