Prospective clinical investigation of the relationship between idiopathic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and bone turnover: a pilot study.

@article{Parham2013ProspectiveCI,
  title={Prospective clinical investigation of the relationship between idiopathic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and bone turnover: a pilot study.},
  author={Kourosh Parham and Gerald Leonard and Richard S. Feinn and Denis C Lafreniere and Anne Marie Kenny},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2013},
  volume={123 11},
  pages={2834-9}
}
OBJECTIVE/HYPOTHESIS Idiopathic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a strong indicator of decreased bone density (osteopenia/osteoporosis) in postmenopausal women, and there is a correlation between BPPV and serum levels of biochemical markers of bone turnover. STUDY DESIGN Prospective pilot clinical trial. METHODS Two groups of postmenopausal women were recruited. The BPPV group consisted of 16 women with a diagnosis of BPPV. The OSTEO group consisted of 13 women with history of… CONTINUE READING
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