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  • Two Cases of Ménière's Disease Associated with Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness  [in Japanese]

    Fukushima Akina , Kabaya Kayoko , Mihara Takenao , Nakayama Meiho , Murakami Shingo

    … The affected patients were in the interval stage of Ménière's disease, and had no vestibular dysfunction. …

    Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 113(1), 13-18, 2020


  • Effects of physical therapy and education with vestibular dysfunction patient after fall  [in Japanese]

    谷 和 , 岡 真一郎 , 平田 大勝

    理学療法福岡 = Journal of physical therapy, Fukuoka (32), 119-122, 2019

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  • Visually stimulating examination  [in Japanese]

    Tsutsumi Takeshi

    … the former is caused mainly by damage of the paramedian pontine reticular formation, and the latter by imbalance of peripheral vestibular function. … Velocity information for such tracking is delivered through the medial vestibular nucleus and nucleus prepositus hypoglossi, which receive neural projections from the cerebellar flocculus. …

    Equilibrium Research 78(6), 549-561, 2019


  • A case report of vestibular dysfunction caused by cochleovestibular nerve deficiency in a patient with a normal internal auditory canal size  [in Japanese]

    Tsukada Keita , Moteki Hideaki , Usami Shin-ichi

    … Recent advances in high-resolution MRI have enabled clear visualization of each nerve (cochlear nerve, vestibular nerve and facial nerve) in the internal auditory canal (IAC). … There have been a few reports of CND associated with vestibular nerve deficiency, and most such cases were found to have a narrow IAC. … However, there are only a few reports of assessment of vestibular function in patients with CND. …

    Equilibrium Research 78(6), 567-573, 2019

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  • Vestibular Rehabilitation  [in Japanese]

    Koizuka Izumi

    … <p>After acute unilateral loss of peripheral vestibular function, numerous oculomotor and postural deficits appear; … This recovery of normal function is due to the plasticity inherent in the central vestibular system, even in the absence of recovery of the vestibular function on the affected side (static vestibular compensation). …

    Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 112(12), 779-785, 2019

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  • Principle and practical aspects of recording video head impulse test system  [in Japanese]

    Iwasaki Shinichi

    … The head impulse test (HIT), which was first introduced by Halmagyi and Curthoys in 1988, is a clinical test to assess the vestibular function by brisk, passive rotation of the head in the plane of the parallel semicircular canal pairs. … On the other hand, in patients with vestibular dysfunction, the eyes move with the head because of insufficient VOR leading to catch-up saccade movements in order to re-fixate on the target. …

    Equilibrium Research 78(4), 295-301, 2019

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  • Analysis of the vestibulo-ocular reflex and optokinetic nystagmus in mice for the development of new treatments for patients complaining of vertigo  [in Japanese]

    Imai Takao , Takimoto Yasumitsu , Takeda Noriaki , Morihana Tetsuo , Inohara Hidenori

    … Unilateral vestibular dysfunction mice were characterized by spontaneous nystagmus in the direction of the healthy ear. … In mice with bilateral vestibular dysfunction, VOR was not induced during rotation.</p><p></p><p> … receptors are mainly localized in the supporting cells of the vestibular inner ear, and that the loss of P2X<sub>2</sub> …

    Equilibrium Research 78(3), 203-211, 2019

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  • Quantification of otolith functions and gravitational recognition using 3-dimensional eye movement analysis and a description of Listing's plane  [in Japanese]

    Tsutsumi Takeshi

    … Not only some kinds of peripheral vestibular dysfunction and cerebellar ataxia, but also pseudo-inclination of one's head (so-called "vection," caused by optokinetic stimulation), could thicken the Listing's plane, which implies decrease of the precision of the otolith vestibulo-ocular reflex or gravity recognition.</p><p></p><p> …

    Equilibrium Research 78(3), 197-202, 2019

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  • A case of superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome with functional convergence spasms  [in Japanese]

    Watanabe Chihiro , Owada Satoko , Ito Tsukasa , Murakami Shingo , Kakehata Seiji

    … The surgery was performed through a middle fossa approach, and it completely eliminated the cochlear and vestibular symptoms associated with SCDS and the convergence spasms. … Finally, we suspected that the convergence spasms were caused by ocular dysfunction as well as neurological factors related to the SCDS.</p> …

    Equilibrium Research 78(3), 178-184, 2019

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  • A case of vestibular disorder without hearing loss or tinnitus caused by otosyphilis  [in Japanese]

    Takimoto Yasumitsu , Imai Takao , Yamato Akiyuki , Masumura Chisako , Hara Hitoshi

    … in otosyphilis, cochleovestibular dysfunction could be due to a lesion of the inner ear itself or of the eighth cranial nerve. … We report a rare case of a 56-year-old male patient who developed vestibular symptoms, including dizziness and vertigo, caused by otosyphilis. … No cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential (c-VEMP) response was observed on the right side. …

    Equilibrium Research 78(3), 185-191, 2019

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  • Feline neurological diseases in a veterinary neurology referral hospital population in Japan

    NAKAMOTO Yuya , UEMURA Takashi , HASEGAWA Hiroki , NAKAMOTO Miwa , OZAWA Tsuyoshi

    … High morbidity rates were observed in cases of idiopathic epilepsy and intracranial tumor in the brain region, spinal cord infarction in the cervical cord region, spinal cord infarction and spinal cord tumor in the thoracolumbar cord region, and peripheral vestibular dysfunction arising from otitis media/interna in the peripheral neuromuscular region. …

    Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 81(6), 879-885, 2019

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  • Differences in the handicap associated with dizziness and mental state among patients at the Vertigo/Dizziness Center at Nara Medical University Hospital  [in Japanese]

    Shiozaki Tomoyuki , Ito Taeko , Wada Yoshiro , Yamanaka Toshiaki , Kitahara Tadashi

    … During the 44-month period between July 2014 and February 2018, of a total of 275 patients hospitalized at the Vertigo/Dizziness Center at Nara Medical University Hospital, 172 patients, including 78 cases diagnosed as having Meniere's disease, 48 with BPPV, 31 with unilateral vestibular dysfunction, and 15 with sudden deafness, were included in this analysis. …

    Equilibrium Research 78(2), 86-92, 2019

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  • <i>De Novo</i> Vestibular Schwannoma: A Report of Three Cases

    Kubota Masaaki , Yamakami Iwao , Kubota Shunsuke , Higuchi Yoshinori

    … <p>The reported growth rate of vestibular schwannoma varied widely in the literature. … However, emergence of vestibular schwannoma remains unsolved. … We presented three patients who had undergone previous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirming the absence of tumor and were diagnosed with a unilateral vestibular schwannoma with a diameter of 18–30 mm, 6–9 years after the initial MRI. …

    NMC Case Report Journal 6(2), 47-50, 2019

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  • Acute cerebellar ataxia followed by delayed peripheral facial palsy associated with elevated serum anti-varicella zoster virus titers  [in Japanese]

    Yokota Jun-Ichi , Motegi Remi , Yamaguchi Yoko

    … These findings suggested disturbances of both the neural integrator and velocity storage systems, in addition to cerebellar (flocculus, paraflocculus) dysfunction. … As for the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the disturbances of both the neural integrators, we suspected VZV involvement of the peripheral vestibular nerve, in addition to right peripheral facial nerve involvement, rather than lesions of the brainstem (MVN, NPH). …

    Equilibrium Research 78(1), 30-38, 2019

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  • A Case of Unilateral Internal Auditory Canal Stenosis with Hearing Loss  [in Japanese]

    Wada Masaki , Inui Takaki , Haginomori Shin-ichi , Ayani Yusuke , Ichihara Takahiro , Ozaki Akiko , Inaka Yuko , Kawata Ryo

    … Cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMP) were also absent in the affected ear, even though the patient had never experienced balance problems. … A nerve defect is indicative of retrocochlear dysfunction, whereas absence of a DPAOE response suggests impairment of the membranous labyrinth despite normal radiological findings of the bony labyrinth.</p> …

    Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 112(1), 13-18, 2019

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  • Evidence and neural mechanism of vestibular rehabilitation  [in Japanese]

    Koizuka Izumi

    … After an acute unilateral loss of peripheral vestibular function, numerous oculomotor and postural deficits appear; … This recovery of normal function is due to the plasticity inherent in the central vestibular system even if the vestibular function on the affected side does not recover (vestibular compensation). … In humans, vestibular compensation takes 3 to 5 days to begin and a month or more to reach a functionally useful level. …

    Equilibrium Research 77(4), 288-297, 2018

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  • Diagnosis of patients with dizziness using foam posturography and frequency analysis of postural stability  [in Japanese]

    Iwasaki Shinichi

    … The postural control system coordinates sensory inputs from the vestibular, somatosensory and visual systems with outputs to the musculoskeletal system to maintain body balance. … Our studies have shown that this foam posturography system is very useful for detecting unilateral as well as bilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction. …

    Equilibrium Research 77(4), 271-279, 2018

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  • Differences and similarities of cochlear and vestibular endorgans in patients with hereditary hearing loss  [in Japanese]

    Tsukada Keita , Usami Shin-ichi

    … We summarize the similarities and differences between the cochlea and vestibular endorgans in relation to mutations of genes causing hereditary hearing loss. … In regard to the gene expressions associated with hereditary hearing loss in the inner ear, most of the genes expressed in the cochlea are also expressed in the vestibular end-organs. …

    Equilibrium Research 77(3), 180-187, 2018

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  • Equilibrium Function in Patients with Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (LVAS)  [in Japanese]

    Tachibana Kiyomi , Iwasaki Shinichi , Yamasoba Tatsuya , Kashio Akinori , Ogata Erika , Akamatsu Yusuke , Igarashi Kazunori , Hoshi Yujiro , Sakata Aki , Fujimoto Chisato , Egami Naoya

    <p> 前庭水管拡大症は反復するめまい発作と進行性難聴を伴う疾患である. 難聴とともに平衡機能障害が潜在的に存在することが予想され, 難聴が進行し人工内耳手術の適応となった場合, 残存する平衡機能が術側決定において一つの重要な因子となるが, これまで平衡機能について検討した報告は少ない. 今回われわれは1999年~2016年までに当科で人工内耳埋込み術を行った前庭水管拡大症患者13例2 …

    Nippon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 121(6), 791-798, 2018

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  • A case of aortitis syndrome with bilateral canal paresis  [in Japanese]

    Fujiwara Keishi , Homma Akihiro

    … Both cervical and ocular VEMP showed no response bilaterally, indicating the dysfunction associated with bilateral otoliths. … Although hearing loss improved, vestibular impairment persisted. …

    Equilibrium Research 77(2), 64-68, 2018

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