Research Articles & Publications

Comparison of repositioning maneuvers for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of posterior semicircular canal: advantages of hybrid maneuver

American Journal of Otolaryngology Volume 33, Issue 5, September–October 2012, Pages 528-532 Francesco Dispenza MD, PhD, FAINOT, Gautham Kulamarva MS, DNB, DOHNS, MRCS, Alessandro De Stefano MD, PhD, FAINOT   Abstract Objective The prevalence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is becoming more frequent in elderly population. The presence of comorbid factors has to be considered before assessment as well as before commencing any repositioning treatment. Our aims were evaluation of the maneuvers efficacy and evaluation of the applicability of Read More

Epley repositioning maneuver versus Gans repositioning maneuver on postural instability in elderly patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2017, 33:518–522 Abir Omaraa, Dalia M. Mosaadb, Ahmed S. Mohamedb, Neveen A. Abd El-Raoofb Introduction Patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), especially the elderly, often experience a greater incidence of falls and postural instability. The Epley repositioning maneuver has been proven to be effective in improving the postural control, whereas Gans repositioning maneuver (GRM) is still lacking data. Objective The objective of this study was to compare between the effectiveness of GRM and Epley Read More