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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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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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