*  Vertiginous epilepsy - Wikipedia
Caloric reflex testing was developed and used for testing vestibular function of deaf children and in diagnosis of childhood ... In Japan, Kaga et al prepared a longitudinal study of rotation tests comparing congenital deafness and children with delayed ... Barany's theory of production of the vestibulo-ocular reflex in caloric testing remains as the accepted explanation along with ... This may include an audiological assessment and vestibular function test. During diagnosis, history-taking is essential in ...
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*  Caloric reflex test - Wikipedia
... audiologists and other trained professionals to validate a diagnosis of asymmetric function in the peripheral vestibular system ... It is one of several tests which can be used to test for brain stem death. One novel use of this test has been to provide ... the caloric reflex test (sometimes termed 'vestibular caloric stimulation') is a test of the vestibulo-ocular reflex that ... Le Chapelain L, Beis JM, Paysant J, André JM (February 2001). "Vestibular caloric stimulation evokes phantom limb illusions in ...
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*  Vertigo - Wikipedia
... function include: electronystagmography (ENG), Dix-Hallpike maneuver, rotation tests, head-thrust test, caloric reflex test, ... "Diagnosis: How are vestibular disorders diagnosed?". Vestibular Disorders Association. 2013. Archived from the original on 22 ... Tests of auditory system (hearing) function include pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, acoustic reflex, ... The HINTS test involves: the horizontal head impulse test, observation of nystagmus on primary gaze, and the test of skew. CT ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertigo
*  Balance disorder - Wikipedia
... rotation tests, Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP), and Caloric reflex test. Tests of auditory system (hearing) function ... Because there are so many variables, not all patients will require every test. Tests of vestibular system (balance) function ... The NIDCD supports research to develop new tests and refine current tests of balance and vestibular function. For example, ... In either case an acute head injury will often result in dizziness and a sudden loss of vestibular function. Surgical trauma to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balance_disorder
*  Cerebellopontine angle syndrome - Wikipedia
Stapedius reflex (SR) and caloric vestibular response (CVR) are non-invasive otologic tests for auditory neural function. These ... The auditory brainstem response (ABR) test gives information about the inner ear (cochlea) and nerve pathways for hearing via ... tumor is a vestibular schwannoma affecting cranial nerve VIII (80%), followed by meningioma (10%). Acoustic neuroma/vestibular ... Lesser amount of tumor removal may increase likelihood of preservation of nerve function (hence better post-operative hearing ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebellopontine_angle_syndrome
*  Interaction between Ocular Stabilization Reflexes in Patients with Whiplash Injury | IOVS | ARVO Journals
Influence of age on results of vestibular function tests: review of literature and presentation of caloric test results. Ann ... The cervico-ocular reflex in normal subjects and patients with absent vestibular function. Brain Res. 1986;373:399-408. [ ... Optically induced plasticity of the cervico-ocular reflex in patients with bilateral absence of vestibular function. Exp Brain ... Recovery from bilateral vestibular failure: implications for visual and cervico-ocular function. Acta Otolaryngol Suppl. 1995; ...
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*  Abnormality (behavior) | Find Me A Cure
... and Caloric reflex test.. Tests of auditory system (hearing) function include pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, acoustic ... Diagnostic testing:. Tests of vestibular system (balance) function include electronystagmography (ENG), Videonystagmograph (VNG ... The NIDCD supports research to develop new tests and refine current tests of balance and vestibular function. For example, ... Bilateral vestibular loss:. Dysequilibrium arising from bilateral loss of vestibular function - such as can occur from ototoxic ...
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*  Vestibulo-ocular reflex - Wikipedia
Caloric reflex test Image stabilization Pursuit movement Semicircular canals Vestibular system Vestibulocerebellar syndrome ... is a reflex, where activation of the vestibular system causes eye movement. This reflex functions to stabilize images on the ... Currently, vestibulo-ocular reflexes can only be comprehensively tested in specially equipped laboratories. The tests sometimes ... Another way of testing the VOR response is a caloric reflex test, which is an attempt to induce nystagmus (compensatory eye ...
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*  Vestibulo-ocular arreflexia in families with spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (Machado-Joseph disease)
This was further confirmed in six MJD patients who had absent vestibular response to both a standard caloric test and ice water ... Six MJD and five non-MJD patients also underwent electro-oculographic recordings and caloric tests.. Results: Gaze evoked ... There was no correlation between the loss of vestibular function and the severity of cerebellar impairment.. Conclusions: The ... Effects of 4-aminopyridine on nystagmus and vestibulo-ocular reflex in ataxia-telangiectasia. Shaikh, Aasef; Marti, Sarah; ...
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*  Nystagmus - Wikipedia
The simplest one is the caloric reflex test, in which one ear canal is irrigated with warm or cold water or air. The ... In the United States, testing for horizontal gaze nystagmus is one of a battery of field sobriety tests used by police officers ... Central nystagmus occurs as a result of either normal or abnormal processes not related to the vestibular organ. For example, ... Saladin, Kenneth (2012). Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function. New York: McGraw-Hill. pp. 597-609. ISBN 978-0 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nystagmus
*  Journal of Vestibular Research - Volume 27, issue 4 - Journals - IOS Press
The diagnosis of BVP requires bilaterally significantly impaired or absent function of the …vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR). This ... and the scleral coil technique and for the low frequency range by caloric testing. The moderate range can be examined by the ... Complementary tests that may be used but are currently not included in the definition are: a) dynamic visual acuity (a decrease ... Keywords: Acute vestibular syndrome, head impulse test, video-oculography based head impulse test, vestibular neuritis, ...
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*  Frontiers | An Attempt of Early Detection of Poor Outcome after Whiplash | Neurology
In addition, they should be evaluated by a neuro-otologist for a detailed examination of vestibular functions, which should ... abnormal test of the otolithic function and at the Equitest or a combination of these syndromes, turned to chronicity. That is ... oto-neurological tests, cervical spine cord Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with tractography (DTI). At 6-month, whiplash ... oto-neurological tests, cervical spine cord Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with tractography (DTI). At 6-month, whiplash ...
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*  Involvement of peripheral vestibular nerve in individuals with auditory neuropathy.
... underwent an extensive vestibular assessment consisting of clinical tests of stability (Romberg, Fukuda stepping test), ... However, there is a dearth of information on the involvement of the superior vestibular nerve and other functions such as ... In the present study, the entire subject population assessed showed hypofunctional caloric responses and absent VEMPs. Two out ... optokinetic, saccade and vestibulo-occular reflex. A total of three subjects diagnosed as having auditory neuropathy, ...
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*  Frontiers | Editorial: Age-Related Vestibular Loss: Current Understanding and Future Research Directions | Neurology
... and the benefit of vestibular therapy.A second theme that follows from the first is the clear need for efficient clinical tests ... and age-related vestibular loss is widespread, vestibular therapies such as vestibular rehabilitation are seldom offered to the ... It is known that the vestibular system contributes to fall risk; however, the extent to which vestibular loss contributes to ... Much work needs to be done to provide a strong, quantitative evidence base for the causal relationship between vestibular loss ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2017.00443/full
*  Frontiers | The Video Head Impulse Test | Neurology
... has supplanted caloric testing as the initial and in some cases the final test of choice in patients with suspected vestibular ... Problems of vestibulo-ocular reflex gain calculations; 6. Head impulse testing in central vestibular disorders, and 7. To stay ... we showed that it was also possible to test individual vertical canal function in peripheral and also in central vestibular ... has supplanted caloric testing as the initial and in some cases the final test of choice in patients with suspected vestibular ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2017.00258/full
*  CHAPTER 3: ORTHOPEDIC AND NEUROLOGIC PROCEDURES IN CHIROPRACTIC
Oppenheim's reflex extremities 179. Chaddock's ankle reflex 197. Anterior abdominal muscle tests 180. Hirschberg's test 198. ... vestibular nerve function; ie, no nystagmus results if the labyrinth is diseased. The test should be discontinued if there is ... Caloric test. Alternately douche warm and cold water into an ear, after determining that the eardrum is not perforated. The ... Chvostek's test 54. Ciliospinal reflex 74. Jaw clonus test 55. Carotid sinus reflex 75. Pectoral reflex 56. Corneal reflex 76. ...
  http://www.chiro.org/ACAPress/Orthopedic_and_Neurologic_Procedures.html
*  Vestibular Testing | Seattle Dizzy Group
This presentation gives an overview of vestibular assessment including both common and newer tests and where they fit in the ... Assessing Vestibular Disorders by Judith White, MD, PhD of Swedish Balance Center (Presented to Seattle Dizzy Group on 4/9/16) ... continuum of diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with vestibular disorders. Introduction Dizziness, vertigo, and ... Caloric Tests. *Only used to compare the inner ear function on one side to that on the other side ...
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*  Cranial nerves - Wikipedia
Function of the vestibular nerve may be tested by putting cold and warm water in the ears and watching eye movements caloric ... This is a highly formalized series of tests that assess the status of each nerve. A cranial nerve exam begins with observation ... Unilateral absence of a gag reflex suggests a lesion of the glossopharyngeal nerve (IX), and perhaps the vagus nerve (X). Loss ... If the function is on the opposite side to the origin of the nerve, this is known as a contralateral function. The cell bodies ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranial_nerves
*  The Head Impulse Test in the Screening of Vestibular Function - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Vestibular Function Tests. Caloric Test. Electronystagmography. Prediction. Additional relevant MeSH terms: Vertigo. Vestibular ... Whenever the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) is deficient, this maneuver would produce catch-up saccades aiming to the re- ... The Head Impulse Test in the Screening of Vestibular Function. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... The head impulse test (HIT) assesses vestibular function by brisk, passive rotations of the head in the plane of the examined ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01426932
*  9780444500120 - Equilibrium Research, Clinical | eCampus.com
Is Borrelia antibody testing motivated in the routine investigation of patients with acute audio- (and/or) vestibular loss?. ... movements induced by linear acceleration for evaluation of the statolith function in healthy subjects and patients with caloric ... Effect of caudal brain stem lesions on indirect process of horizontal visuo-vestibular reflex in human. ... unilateral and bilateral simultaneous caloric tests. ... Vestibular aptitude test in pilots of hungarian air force. 307 ...
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*  Journal of Vestibular Research - Volume 17, issue 2,3 - Journals - IOS Press
Results of vestibular function testing of age-related balance disorders still remain controversially. Regular balance training ... Keywords: Otolith vestibulo-ocular reflex, off-vertical axis rotation, caloric reaction, Meniere's disease, endolymphatic shunt ... The scores on the clinical tests upon entry into the study were compared to their scores following training with the BrainPort ... can evaluate labyrinth function and vestibular-ocular reflex (VOR) behaviour before and after endolymphatic shunt surgery (ESS ...
  https://content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-vestibular-research/17/2,3
*  Isolated vestibular nuclear infarction: report of two cases and review of the literature.
To define the clinical characteristics of unilateral infarctions restricted to the vestibular nuclei, two patients with ... bithermal caloric irrigation, the head impulse test (HIT) using magnetic scleral coils, and cervical and ocular vestibular- ... Bithermal caloric tests showed ipsilesional canal paresis in both patients. Cervical and ocular VEMPs showed decreased or ... Recording of HIT using a magnetic search coil system documented decreased gains of the vestibular-ocular reflex for the ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Isolated-vestibular-nuclear-infarction-report/24162036.html
*  Coma - Wikipedia
Caloric reflex test also evaluates both cortical and brainstem function; cold water is injected into one ear and the patient is ... include assessment of the brainstem and cortical function through special reflex tests such as the oculocephalic reflex test ( ... through the vestibular-ocular reflex. The second most common cause of coma, which makes up about 25% of comatose patients, ... doll's eyes test), oculovestibular reflex test (cold caloric test), nasal tickle, corneal reflex, and the gag reflex. Vital ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coma
*  Bilateral vestibulopathy: Diagnostic criteria Consensus document of the Classification Committee of the Bárány Society - IOS...
... is why the caloric test is considered a non-physiological vestibular test [7, 56]. On the other hand, the caloric test is the ... tests commonly used to examine labyrinthine function are used under the assumption that all downstream aspects of the reflex ... 6.7Rotatory chair tests. Rotatory chair tests can demonstrate residual horizontal semicircular canal vestibular function in ... 6.6Caloric testing. The caloric test, first described by Bárány, is believed to evaluate the low-frequency part (∼0.01 Hz) of ...
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*  Sydney Human Factors Research - The University of Sydney
A Quantitative Bedside Test Of Balance Function: The Video Visually Enhanced Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex (VVOR). The Neuro-Otology ... Is a vertigo attack due to Meniere's disease or vestibular neuritis? Fast, simple, objective tests provide the answer. XXVIIth ... The Video Head Impulse Test: a better screening test than the Caloric? The 22nd annual meeting of the Neuro-otology Society of ... Modern Vestibular Function Testing. The Neuro-Otology Society of Australia 24th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting 8th-10th ...
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