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Quality of life of patients with bilateral vestibulopathy

Published inThe Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology, vol. 121, no. 7, p. 471-477
Publication date2012
Abstract

Currently, there is no evidence of an effective treatment for patients with bilateral vestibulopathy (BV). Their main complaints are oscillopsia and imbalance. Opinions about the impact of BV on their quality of life are controversial, and their handicap is not always recognized, even among otoneurologists. The aim of this study was to objectively assess the health status of BV patients in order to evaluate the need for pursuing efforts toward the development of new treatments.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Hearing Loss, Bilateral/etiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Netherlands
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Vestibular Diseases/psychology
  • Vision Disorders/psychology
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
GUINAND, Nils et al. Quality of life of patients with bilateral vestibulopathy. In: The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology, 2012, vol. 121, n° 7, p. 471–477.
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ISSN of the journal0003-4894
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