Clinical investigation of the vestibular cortex.

  title={Clinical investigation of the vestibular cortex.},
  author={Noriaki Takeda and M Tanaka-Tsuji and Tadashi Sawada and Izumi Koizuka and Takeshi Kubo},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
  volume={520 Pt 1},
This study attempted to identify the vestibular cortex that is involved in the perception of vestibular vertigo in the human brain. We used single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to measure regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in two cerebrovascular patients with nystagmus-sensation dissociation, which is known as brisk caloric nystagmus without simultaneous sensation of vertigo. Both patients had ischemic lesions involving mainly the parieto-temporal lobe in the nondominant… CONTINUE READING