Gentamicin ototoxicity: clinical features and the effect on the human vestibulo-ocular reflex

@article{Ishiyama2006GentamicinOC,
  title={Gentamicin ototoxicity: clinical features and the effect on the human vestibulo-ocular reflex},
  author={G Ishiyama and Akira Ishiyama and Kevin Kerber and Robert W. Baloh},
  journal={Acta Oto-Laryngologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={126},
  pages={1057 - 1061}
}
Conclusions. Gentamicin ototoxicity presents with gait imbalance and oscillopsia, but only rarely with hearing loss and vertigo. Sinusoidal rotational stimuli with high accelerations such as the bedside head-thrust test or rotational step changes in velocity are useful to diagnose bilateral vestibulopathy. Objective. To describe the salient clinical features and vestibular testing results in gentamicin ototoxicity. Patients and methods. A retrospective review of the quantitative vestibular… 
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