Vestibulo-ocular and vestibulo-spinal reflexes in evaluation of vestibular lesions.

@article{Hytnen1989VestibuloocularAV,
  title={Vestibulo-ocular and vestibulo-spinal reflexes in evaluation of vestibular lesions.},
  author={Maija L. Hyt{\"o}nen and Ilmari Pyykk{\"o} and Heikki Aalto and Martti Juhola and Hans Ramsay},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
  year={1989},
  volume={468},
  pages={231-4}
}
In order to evaluate to what extent different diseases causing vertigo can be detected by studying vestibulo-spinal and vestibulo-ocular reflexes, 146 patients were examined. The diagnosis classes were: periodical attacks, position induced attacks, vestibular neuronitis, brain concussion, cerebrovascular disorders and acoustic neurinoma. Dynamic posturography was performed on all the patients, standard bithermal caloric test on 129 and voluntary saccades on 127 patients. The proportion of… CONTINUE READING