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The Epley Maneuver for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo 

The Epley Maneuver for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
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The Epley Maneuver for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
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Benjamin N. Blond

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199377527.003.0028
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date: 18 October 2019

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in neuro-otology. Is the canalith repositioning procedure effective for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Starting with that question, it describes the basics of the study, including funding, study location, who was studied, how many patients, study design, study intervention, follow-up, endpoints, results, and criticism and limitations. The study was the first to suggest a benefit from the procedure for treating this form of vertigo, and it inspired further research that demonstrated its effectiveness and established it as first-line treatment. The chapter briefly reviews other relevant studies and information, and concludes with a relevant clinical case.

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