Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign recurrent vertigo (BRV), also known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), is a common disorder affecting up to 2% of the adult population. The majority of individuals with chronic recurrent vertigo have no identifiable cause, no progression of the disorder, and no other neurologic or auditory signs. Many families have multiple affected individuals, suggesting familial transmission of the disorder with moderate to high penetrance (summary by {7:Lee et al., 2006}).
 

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" for support, advocacy or research.

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" returned 86 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evaluation of Cervical Vestibular-Evoked Myogenic Potential Findings in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
 

Author(s): Abdullah Karataş, Turgut Yüce, Işıl Taylan Çebi, Gülşah Acar Yüceant, Cemal Hacı, Mehti Salviz

Journal: J Int Adv Otol. 2016 Dec;12(3):316-320.

 

Although there has been a wide consensus on the mechanism of nystagmus and clinical presentation of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), the neuroepithelial pathophysiology of BPPV still remains unclear. In this study, we aimed to clarify the pathophysiology of BPPV by evaluating ...

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2016

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A Pilot Study Using Intratympanic Methylprednisolone for Treatment of Persistent Posterior Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
 

Author(s): Paz Pérez, Virginia Franco, Manuel Oliva, José A López Escámez

Journal: J Int Adv Otol. 2016 Dec;12(3):321-325.

 

To assess the effect of intratympanic methylprednisolone (ITMP) in posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) that fails treatment involving repositioning maneuver in a case series.

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2016

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The Role of Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Mediators in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Taylan Güçlütürk, Zeynep Nil Ünal, Onur İsmi, Mehmet Burak Yavuz Çimen, Murat Ünal

Journal: J Int Adv Otol. 2016 Apr;12(1):101-5.

 

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common peripheral cause of vertigo. It can be defined as transient vertigo induced by rapid changes in head position associated with a characteristic paroxysmal positional nystagmus. The aim of this study was to search for the ...

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2016

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The terms "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV): it may occur after dental implantology. A mini topical review.
 

Author(s): S Giannini, L Signorini, L Bonanome, M Severino, F Corpaci, A Cielo

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Oct;19(19):3543-7.

 

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most frequent vestibular disorders. BPPV as a complication of Osteotome Sinus Floor Elevation (OSFE) is a complication that rarely occurs. The aim of this paper is to better understand the mechanisms underlying the BPPV after ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Association between osteoporosis and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Shudong Yu, Fenye Liu, Zhixin Cheng, Qirong Wang

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Increasing recent evidence has implicated osteoporosis as a risk factor for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). We conducted a systematic review to examine the association between osteoporosis and BPPV.

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo without nystagmus: diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): Gabriella Assumpção Alvarenga, Maria Alves Barbosa, Celmo Celeno Porto

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;77(6):799-804.

 

Nystagmus tests to diagnose BPPV are still relevant in the clinical evaluation of BPPV. However, in everyday practice, there are cases of vertigo caused by head movements, which do not follow this sign in the Dix-Hallpike maneuver and the turn test.

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2011

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on the Prevention of Recurrences in BPPV
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2015

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BPPV Treatment in Biaxial Rotational Chair
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

 

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2016

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BPPV With CRP: Single Versus Multiple Cycles
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

 

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2017

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