Vestibulo-ocular reflex in migraine patients: the effect of sodium valproate.

  title={Vestibulo-ocular reflex in migraine patients: the effect of sodium valproate.},
  author={C R Gordon and Alexandra Kuritzky and Ilana Doweck and Orna Spitzer and Avi Shupak and Ramm Hering},
  volume={33 3},
We studied vestibulo-ocular reflex measurements in a group of 12 patients suffering from migraine without aura and evaluated the effect of sodium valproate given as prophylactic migraine therapy. The study was randomized, double blind and placebo controlled, with a crossover design. The horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex was evaluated by the Sinusoidal Harmonic Acceleration test at 0.01, 0.02, 0.04, 0.08 and 0.16 Hz using a computerized rotatory chair system. No abnormalities were found for the… CONTINUE READING