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Diagnostic and Practical Value of Craniocorpography in Vertiginous Syndromes

  • C. F. Claussen
Conference paper

Summary

Sensations of rotation or dizziness and nausea are the subjective symptoms characteristic of vertiginous syndromes; nystagmus and oscillations of the head and body are the objective signs. Craniocorpography is a method for recording and measuring these oscillations. Rapidly and inexpensively it provides easier diagnosis,, follow-up, and measurement of therapeutic effectiveness. In this double-blind trial, the author has demonstrated the beneficial effects of Ginkgo biloba extract in vertiginous syndromes without obvious anatomical localisation.

Keywords

Fourth Ventricle Lateral Deviation Vestibular Nucleus Lateral Oscillation Ginkgo Biloba Extract 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Claussen
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  1. 1.Institut de Recherche Neuro-otologiqueBad KissingenFederal Republic of Germany

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