Human ocular torsional position before and after unilateral vestibular neurectomy

@article{Curthoys1991HumanOT,
  title={Human ocular torsional position before and after unilateral vestibular neurectomy},
  author={Ian S. Curthoys and Mingjai Dai and G. Michael Halmagyi},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={85},
  pages={218-225}
}
The static ocular torsional position of both eyes of 23 patients was measured by means of fundus photographs one day before and one week after unilateral vestibular neurectomy for the treatment of acoustic neuroma, Ménière's disease or paroxysmal vertigo. The results showed that in all patients the vestibular neurectomy caused both eyes to tort (i.e. to roll around the visual axis) toward the side of the neurectomy when measured one week after operation. The extent of this torsion was an… CONTINUE READING

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