The Efficacy of a Home Treatment Program Combined With Office-Based Canalith Repositioning Procedure for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo-A Randomized Controlled Trial
Patorn Piromchai, Nuntakarn Eamudomkarn, Somchai Srirompotong, Teeraporn Ratanaanekchai, Kwanchanok Yimtae
Otology & Neurotology | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVES: To compare the efficacy of the home treatment program combined with office-based canalith repositioning procedure (CRP) versus office-based CRP alone for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. METHOD: One hundred six patients with BPPV were randomly assigned to the home treatment program combined with office-based CRP group and the office-based CRP only group. The canalith repositioning procedure was performed in all patients at an out-patient clinic. The patients in the home treatment group were additionally instructed to do the exercise tailored for their affected canal at home every day. The presence of nystagmus was recorded. T..View full abstract
The authors would like to thank the staff and nurses at Srinagarind Hospital for their excellent care of the patients. The Khon Kaen Ear, Hearing, and Balance Research Group for their support.