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The Vestibular Implant Input Interacts with Residual Natural Function

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van de Berg, Raymond
Khoa Nguyen, T A
Lucieer, Florence
Starkov, Dmitrii
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Published in Frontiers in Neurology. 2017, vol. 8, p. 644
Abstract Patients with bilateral vestibulopathy (BV) can still have residual "natural" function. This might interact with "artificial" vestibular implant input (VI-input). When fluctuating, it could lead to vertigo attacks. Main objective was to investigate how "artificial" VI-input is integrated with residual "natural" input by the central vestibular system. This, to explore (1) whether misalignment in the response of "artificial" VI-input is sufficiently counteracted by well-aligned residual "natural" input and (2) whether "artificial" VI-input is able to influence and counteract the response to residual "natural" input, to show feasibility of a "vestibular pacemaker."
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Research group Neuroprothèses sensorielles pour la restitution de l'audition et l'équilibre (268)
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VAN DE BERG, Raymond et al. The Vestibular Implant Input Interacts with Residual Natural Function. In: Frontiers in Neurology, 2017, vol. 8, p. 644. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:109732

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