essential vestibular test equipment

Vestibular Testing Equipment: What is Essential?

We continue to respond to questions posed by readers as we make our way through this quarantine. Andy, AuD asked the following question: “I work in a multi-specialty private clinic here in the Caribbean. As our budget is somewhat limited, what diagnostic equipment is recommended or considered essential for establishing an appropriate vestibular clinic. We…

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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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