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The Vestibular Implant Input Interacts with Residual Natural Function

Published inFrontiers in Neurology, vol. 8, 644
Publication date2017
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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VAN DE BERG, Raymond et al. The Vestibular Implant Input Interacts with Residual Natural Function. In: Frontiers in Neurology, 2017, vol. 8, p. 644. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00644
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