Compensatory eye movement and gaze fixation during active head rotation in patients with labyrinthine disorders.

@article{Takahashi1981CompensatoryEM,
  title={Compensatory eye movement and gaze fixation during active head rotation in patients with labyrinthine disorders.},
  author={Masahiro Takahashi and Takuya Uemura and Takehisa Fujishiro},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1981},
  volume={90 3 Pt 1},
  pages={241-5}
}
Compensatory eye movement and gaze fixation during active head rotation were studied in patients with unilateral and bilateral loss of vestibular function. Patients with bilateral lesions were asked to perform mental arithmetic tasks in the dark. Although compensatory eye movements of these patients corresponded to 38-46% of compensatory movements in normal subjects, the ability of patients with lesions to visually fix on a stationary target was markedly impaired. Visual fixation on moving… CONTINUE READING

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