Electrical brain stimulation of the parietal lobe impairs the perception of verticality
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The aim of the current case study was to determine the critical causative vestibular areas that manifest with vertigo and perceptual deficits of verticality using electrical brain stimulation.
Partially funded by the Society for the Advancement of Science and Research at the Medical Faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN), the German Foundation for Neurology (DSN), and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders, Grant code 01EO140). We thank C. Frenzel, F. Ihl and M. Klemm for assistance in orthoptic examinations and Katie Göttlinger for copyediting the manuscript.
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Conflicts of interests
S. Bardins is shareholder of EyeSeeTec GmbH, manufacturer of the eye-tracking equipment used in the study.
The study was performed in accordance with the declaration of Helsinki
The patient gave her informed consent for the measurements.
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