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The results of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, with consideration of age-related changes, in vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and Meniere's disease.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2008 Aug; 128(8):861-5.AO

Abstract

CONCLUSION

We interpreted VEMP findings in patients with the three major peripheral vertigo diseases, taking age-related changes into consideration. We found different abnormal VEMP rates among the three diseases, as well as differences in the proportion of parameters that were abnormal, according to the type of disease.

OBJECTIVES

Vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), and Meniere's disease, common diseases that cause peripheral vertigo, often affect the saccule or inferior vestibular nerve, which are pathways of vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP). Also, aging could have a primary effect on diminished VEMP responses. Our study investigated VEMP the findings in patients with the diseases in relation to their age.

PATIENTS AND METHODS

A total of 134 patients with vestibular neuritis, 62 with BPPV, and 29 with Meniere's disease were enrolled in this study. The VEMP findings in patients within the three disease groups were interpreted using our own normative ranges according to age.

RESULTS

Abnormal VEMP rates in the vestibular neuritis, BPPV, and Meniere's disease groups were 36.6%, 25.8%, and 69%, respectively. The proportion of prolonged p13 latency in BPPV patients with abnormal VEMP responses was relatively high compared with the other two diseases. VEMP asymmetry in the patients with Meniere's disease was relatively high.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea. thecell@medimail.co.krNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

18607943

Citation

Hong, Seok Min, et al. "The Results of Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials, With Consideration of Age-related Changes, in Vestibular Neuritis, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, and Meniere's Disease." Acta Oto-laryngologica, vol. 128, no. 8, 2008, pp. 861-5.
Hong SM, Yeo SG, Kim SW, et al. The results of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, with consideration of age-related changes, in vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and Meniere's disease. Acta Otolaryngol. 2008;128(8):861-5.
Hong, S. M., Yeo, S. G., Kim, S. W., & Cha, C. I. (2008). The results of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, with consideration of age-related changes, in vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and Meniere's disease. Acta Oto-laryngologica, 128(8), 861-5. https://doi.org/10.1080/00016480701784981
Hong SM, et al. The Results of Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials, With Consideration of Age-related Changes, in Vestibular Neuritis, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, and Meniere's Disease. Acta Otolaryngol. 2008;128(8):861-5. PubMed PMID: 18607943.
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TY - JOUR T1 - The results of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, with consideration of age-related changes, in vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and Meniere's disease. AU - Hong,Seok Min, AU - Yeo,Seung Geun, AU - Kim,Sung Wan, AU - Cha,Chang Il, PY - 2008/7/9/pubmed PY - 2009/1/14/medline PY - 2008/7/9/entrez SP - 861 EP - 5 JF - Acta oto-laryngologica JO - Acta Otolaryngol VL - 128 IS - 8 N2 - CONCLUSION: We interpreted VEMP findings in patients with the three major peripheral vertigo diseases, taking age-related changes into consideration. We found different abnormal VEMP rates among the three diseases, as well as differences in the proportion of parameters that were abnormal, according to the type of disease. OBJECTIVES: Vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), and Meniere's disease, common diseases that cause peripheral vertigo, often affect the saccule or inferior vestibular nerve, which are pathways of vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP). Also, aging could have a primary effect on diminished VEMP responses. Our study investigated VEMP the findings in patients with the diseases in relation to their age. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 134 patients with vestibular neuritis, 62 with BPPV, and 29 with Meniere's disease were enrolled in this study. The VEMP findings in patients within the three disease groups were interpreted using our own normative ranges according to age. RESULTS: Abnormal VEMP rates in the vestibular neuritis, BPPV, and Meniere's disease groups were 36.6%, 25.8%, and 69%, respectively. The proportion of prolonged p13 latency in BPPV patients with abnormal VEMP responses was relatively high compared with the other two diseases. VEMP asymmetry in the patients with Meniere's disease was relatively high. SN - 0001-6489 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/18607943/The_results_of_vestibular_evoked_myogenic_potentials_with_consideration_of_age_related_changes_in_vestibular_neuritis_benign_paroxysmal_positional_vertigo_and_Meniere's_disease_ L2 - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00016480701784981 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -