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Evaluating the role of single-photon emission computed tomography in the assessment of neurotologic complaints

May 8, 2014  |  Shruti S. Joglekar, MD; Jason R. Bell, MD; Malka Caroline, MD; Paul J. Chase, DO, FAOCR; James Domesek, MD; Pinal S. Patel, ARRT, CNMT; Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS

Abstract

We conducted a retrospective study to reexamine the value of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the evaluation of patients with neurotologic complaints, and to assess the intra- and inter-radiologist variability of SPECT readings. Our study population was...

Dizziness in the elderly: Diagnosing its causes in a multidisciplinary dizziness unit

May 8, 2014  |  Roeland B. van Leeuwen, MD, PhD; Tjasse D. Bruintjes, MD, PhD

Abstract

We conducted a study to determine the causes of dizziness in patients aged 70 years and older who had been referred to our multidisciplinary dizziness clinic between Nov. 1, 2000, and Dec. 31, 2008. This population was made up of 731 patients-254 men (34.7%) and 477 women (65.3...

Inferior vestibular neuritis in a fighter pilot: A case report

June 12, 2013  |  Xie Su Jiang, MD, PhD; Jia Hong Bo, PhD; Xu Po, MS; and Zheng Ying Juan, BSC

Abstract

Spatial disorientation in airplane pilots is a leading factor in many fatal flying accidents. Spatial orientation is the product of integrative inputs from the proprioceptive, vestibular, and visual systems. One condition that can lead to sudden pilot incapacitation in flight...

Bilateral multicanal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo coexisting with a vestibular schwannoma: Case report

January 1, 2011  |  Selmin Karatayli-Ozgursoy, MD, Greta C. Stamper, AuD, Larry B. Lundy, MD, and David A. Zapala, PhD

Abstract

We describe a rarely encountered case of coexisting bilateral multicanal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and vestibular schwannoma in a 56-year-old woman. The patient had presented with a 10-year history of dizziness and imbalance, and her vestibular findings were...

The clinical reliability of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials

April 1, 2010  |  Matthew L. Bush, MD, Raleigh O. Jones, MD, and Jennifer B. Shinn, PhD

Abstract

Vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) testing has gained popularity as a diagnostic modality in otolaryngology and audiology. To maximize the utility of this test, examiners need the availability of ideal test settings and reliable norms. We conducted a prospective study...

Pediatric neurotology

August 1, 2009  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, MS, FRCSC

Dizziness in a SCUBA diver

May 1, 2009  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, MS, FRCSC

Can a disorder of the vestibular system underlie an etiology for migraine?

May 1, 2008  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, FRCSC

Clinical findings in a patient with aural fullness

February 1, 2008  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, FRCSC

Tympanometry

November 1, 2007  |  Mohamed Hamid, MD, PhD and Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, FRCSC

Clinical management of a patient with a 12-year history of a balance disorder

August 1, 2007  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, FRCSC; Mohamed A. Hamid, MD, PhD

A 69-year-old man presented with a 12-year history of balance difficulties. He had been admitted to a hospital 12 years earlier for treatment of nausea, vomiting, and left-upper-quadrant pain, and he was given intravenous fluids and antibiotics. Treatment alleviated his symptoms, but he noticed...

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