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Vertigo Clinic

Vertigo Clinic

What is Vertigo?

Vertigo is a sensation of motion or spinning that is often described as giddiness, dizziness, instability, swaying while walking, falling off sensations etc. All these symptoms indicate a disorder of the balance system (Vestibular system). It is one of the most complicated and delicate systems of the body which is connected to the inner ear.

Kokilaben hospital's Vertigo Clinic in the ENT & Audiology department is a highly specialised clinic for diagnosis & treatment of Vertigo-related problems. It is a state-of-the-art clinic of excellence which is fully equipped with advanced diagnostic equipments and specialised doctors to diagnose & manage this disorder.

Causes

  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Semicircular canal weakness / paresis
  • Labyrinthitis or Vestibular neuritis
  • Meniere's disease
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Ear pathology
  • Third window rupture
  • Stroke
  • Head trauma and neck injury

Services Offered

We have the most advanced vertigo management services in the city. We offer

  • Video Nystagmography (VNG)
  • Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP)
  • BERA / DD-BERA
  • Electrocochleography (ECochG)
  • Computerised Dynamic Posturugraphy (CDP)
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Video Nystagmography (VNG) & Air- Caloric

It is highly specialised equipment having a series of test protocols used to determine the causes of a patient's vertigo. Using hi-tech video goggles with infrared cameras & video imaging technology, recording & analysis are done for nystagmus. Air-caloric irrigator is a sophisticated device and using the air irrigation makes it a safe & non-invasive method to analyse weaknesses in the semicircular canals and the Vestibulo-cochlear nerve. It is used in adjunct to VNG. In total, effective measurements are done to identify the root cause of the vertigo disorder which may range from central (brain) pathology, peripheral (vestibular system) pathology, cervical related or any other.

Excellence

At Kokilaben hospital, having these specialised equipments and trained doctors makes it a clinic of excellence. The highest numbers of VNG's performed by an Audiologist are done at this very clinic. More than 3000 VNG's have been performed by the Senior Audiologists in the past 6 years in the Department of ENT & Audiology, which is a remarkable achievement in India.

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