Effect on brainstem auditory evoked responses of posterior semicircular canal occlusion in guinea pigs.

@article{Parnes1985EffectOB,
  title={Effect on brainstem auditory evoked responses of posterior semicircular canal occlusion in guinea pigs.},
  author={Lorne S Parnes and J A McClure},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  year={1985},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={145-50}
}
The site of origin of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is the posterior semicircular canal and when persistent, the condition is known as cupulolithiasis. Singular neurectomy is the current procedure of choice for the treatment of incapacitating cupulolithiasis. The neurectomy is difficult to learn and carries a significant risk of hearing loss. An alternative procedure, whereby the posterior canal is occluded, is discussed. This was performed on 11 guinea pigs and the effect on hearing was… CONTINUE READING