This site uses cookies.
Learn more.


This website uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the website to operate while others offer you a better browsing experience. You give us your permission to use cookies, by continuing to use our website after you have received the cookie notification. To find out more about cookies on this website and how to change your cookie settings, see our Privacy policy and Terms of Use.


Dizziness and Balance Disorders

Edited by Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences editorial staff
Dizziness and Balance Disorders

Published: April 2015

Volume 1343

Learn More

The papers in this Annals volume discuss recent research on the physiology of the normal and disordered vestibular and ocular motor systems and the causes and treatment of dizziness and imbalance. A range of topics are covered, including the origins of vestibular science; the pathways, functions, and disorders of the bilateral central vestibular system; pharmacotherapy of vestibular and cerebellar disorders and downbeat nystagmus; impairment of visual exploration and balance during standing and walking in acrophobia patients; histopathology, cytochemistry, and imaging of Meniere's disease; the head impulse test versus caloric dissociation in assessing vestibular dysfunction in Ménière's disease; new insights on Mal de debarquement syndrome; vestibular stimulation by magnetic fields; isolated central vestibular syndrome; vestibular migraine; persistent vertigo and dizziness after mild traumatic brain injury; benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; and a new hypothesis on saccadic palsy following cardiac surgery.