OBJECTIVE Audiological and subjective benefits in adult bone-anchored hearing device users. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective evaluation. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Thirty-eight adult subjects fitted with unilateral bone-anchored hearing device. INTERVENTIONS Audiometric measurements included sound-field pure-tone and speech audiometries… (More)
OBJECTIVE To assess patient satisfaction with vertigo control using intratympanic (IT) dexamethasone (12 mg/mL) for medically refractory unilateral Ménière's disease. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Tertiary referral neurotology clinic. PATIENTS One hundred twenty-nine subjects diagnosed with unilateral Ménière's disease still having vertigo… (More)
Ocular tilt reaction (OTR) includes skew deviation, eye torsion and head tilt. It is usually accompanied by a tilt in the subjective visual vertical. OTR seems to reflect an otolithic dysfunction. This case report shows an OTR of central origin as a result of simultaneous paramedial thalamic and mesencephalon rostral infarcts.
CONCLUSIONS When considering benign recurrent vertigo and a similar peripheral vestibular deficiency, the asymmetry of the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) time constant (Tc) is lower in those patients with paretic head-shaking nystagmus (HSN) than in those with reversed HSN or without HSN. OBJECTIVE To determine whether the existence of HSN is related to… (More)