Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2011, Article ID 353865, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/353865
Editorial

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

11st ENT Department, Hippokration Hospital of Athens, 114 Vasilissis Sofias Avenu, National University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
2UCL Ear Institute, London, UK
3Department of Surgical Sciences Oto-Neuro-Ophthalmology, 50121 Florence Service of Audiology, University of Florence, Italy
4Department of Surgery/Otolaryngology, The University of Sydney, Australia

Received 11 August 2011; Accepted 11 August 2011

Copyright © 2011 Stavros Korres et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. A. Lopez-Escamez, M. J. Gamiz, A. Fernandez-Perez, M. Gomez-Fiñana, and I. Sanchez-Canet, “Impact of treatment on health-related quality of life in patients with posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Otology and Neurotology, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 637–641, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. N. Nagarkar, A. K. Gupta, and S. B. S. Mann, “Psychological in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and psychogenic vertigo,” Journal of Otolaryngology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 154–158, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. A. Semont, G. Freyss, and E. Vitte, “Curing the BPPV with a liberatory maneuver,” Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, vol. 42, pp. 290–293, 1988. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. J. M. Epley, “The Canalith Repositioning Procedure: for treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 107, no. 3, pp. 399–404, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. H. F. Schuknecht, “Positional vertigo: clinical and experimental observations,” Transactions of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, vol. 66, pp. 319–332, 1962. View at Google Scholar
  6. F. De Vito, P. Pagnini, and P. Vannucchi, “Treatment of cupulolithiasis: critical observations on the Semont maneuver,” Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 589–596, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. Korres, D. G. Balatsouras, A. Kaberos, C. Economou, D. Kandiloros, and E. Ferekidis, “Occurrence of semicircular canal involvement in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Otology and Neurotology, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 926–932, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. P. Vannucchi, B. Giannoni, and P. Pagnini, “Treatment of horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Journal of Vestibular Research, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1–6, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. P. Pagnini, D. Nuti, and P. Vannucchi, “Benign paroxysmal vertigo of the horizontal canal,” Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 161–170, 1989. View at Google Scholar
  10. D. Nuti, P. Vannucchi, and P. Pagnini, “Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the horizontal canal: a form of canalolithiasis with variable clinical features,” Journal of Vestibular Research, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 173–184, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. D. Vibert, M. Kompis, and R. Häusler, “Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in older women may be related to osteoporosis and osteopenia,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 112, no. 10, pp. 885–889, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Del Rio and M. A. Arriaga, “Benign positional vertigo: prognostic factors,” Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 130, no. 4, pp. 426–429, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. S. G. Korres, C. E. Papadakis, M. G. Riga, D. G. Balatsouras, D. G. Dikeos, and C. R. Soldatos, “Sleep position and laterality of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Journal of Laryngology and Otology, vol. 122, no. 12, pp. 1295–1298, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. H. S. Cohen, K. T. Kimball, and M. G. Stewart, “Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and comorbid conditions,” Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 11–15, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. E. M. Gross, B. D. Ress, E. S. Viirre, J. R. Nelson, and J. P. Harris, “Intractable benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in patients with Meniere's disease,” Laryngoscope, vol. 110, no. 4, pp. 655–659, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. M. Von Brevern, A. Radtke, A. H. Clarke, and T. Lempert, “Migrainous vertigo presenting as episodic positional vertigo,” Neurology, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 469–472, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. P. Pagnini, L. Verrecchia, B. Giannoni, and P. Vannucchi, “Migraine-related vertigo (MV),” Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital, vol. 5, supplement 75, pp. 19–27, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  18. S. Korres, M. Riga, D. Balatsouras, and V. Sandris, “Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo of the anterior semicircular canal: atypical clinical findings and possible underlying mechanisms,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 276–282, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. S. Korres, M. Riga, V. Sandris, V. Danielides, and A. Sismanis, “Canalithiasis of the anterior semicircular canal (ASC): treatment options based on the possible underlying pathogenetic mechanisms,” International Journal of Audiology, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 606–612, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. T. Marom, Y. Oron, W. Watad, D. Levy, and Y. Roth, “Revisiting benign paroxysmal positional vertigo pathophysiology,” American Journal of Otolaryngology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 250–255, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. W. S. Yang, S. H. Kim, J. D. Lee, and W. S. Lee, “Clinical significance of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Otology & Neurotology, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 1162–1166, 2008. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. S. Korres, E. Gkoritsa, D. Giannakakou-Razelou, I. Yiotakis, M. Riga, and T. P. Nikolpoulos, “Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in patients with BPPV,” Case Reports and Clinical Practice Review, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. CR42–CR47, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  23. R. R. Gacek and M. R. Gacek, “Update on the pathology and management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,” Oto-Rhino-Laryngologia Nova, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 235–244, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. A. Horii, T. Kitahara, Y. Osaki et al., “Intractable benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo: long-term follow-up and inner ear abnormality detected by three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging,” Otology and Neurotology, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 250–255, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. B. Schratzenstaller, C. Wagner-Manslau, C. Alexiou, and W. Arnold, “High-resolution three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of the vestibular labyrinth in patients with atypical and intractable benign positional vertigo,” Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 165–177, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus