Absence of Rotation Perception during Warm Water Caloric Irrigation in Some Seniors with Postural Instability

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Chiarovano, Elodie ; Vidal, Pierre-Paul ; Magnani, Christophe ; Lamas, Georges ; Curthoys, Ian S. ; de Waele, Catherine (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neurology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-2295, eissn: 1664-2295)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4725157, doi: 10.3389/fneur.2016.00004
  • Subject: semicircular canal | vestibular neglect | balance | vertigo | Neuroscience | seniors | Original Research | video head impulse test | otolith
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | sense organs

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