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Brandt-Daroff manoeuvre

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Home treatment exercises for benign positional vertigo: moving the head and body in various positions to drive the calcium particles out of the canals.


  • Th. Brandt and R. B. Daroff:
    Physical Therapy in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.
    Archives of Otolaryngology, Chicago, 1980, 106: 484-485.
  • Th. Brandt and S. Steddin:
    Current view of the mechanism of benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo: Cupulolithiasis or canalolithiasis?
    Journal of Vestibular Research, Amsterdam, 1993, 3: 373-382
  • Th. Brandt, S. Steddin, R. B. Daroff:
    Therapy for benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV) revisited.
    Neurology 1994, 44: 796-800
  • S. Steddin, Th. Brandt:
    Benigner paroxysmaler Lagerungsschwindel. Differentialdiagnose der posterioren, horizontalen und anterioren Kanalolithiasis.
    Der Nervenarzt, Berlin, 1994, 65: 505-510
  • M. Strupp, Th. Brandt, S. Steddin:
    Horizontal canal benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo: Reversible ipsilateral caloric hypoexcitability caused by canalolithiasis?
    Neurology, 1995, 45: 2072-2076
  • S. Steddin, Th. Brandt:
    Horizontal canal benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (h-BPPV): transition of canalolithiasis to cupulolithiasis.
    Annals of Neurology, 1996, 40: 918-922.

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