vestibular nerve


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vestibular nerve

n.
The branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve that innervates the vestibule and semicircular canals and maintains balance.
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Surgical interventions to the labyrinth or vestibular nerve and intratympanic gentamicin application are out of option for this patient.
They also improved in measurements of pelvic floor muscle tone and vestibular nerve fiber current perception threshold.
The article presents the outcomes of a study with betahistine in a previously established model of acute loss of vestibular function in cats following the unilateral sectioning of the vestibular nerve. The immediate effect of this intervention is the loss of balance and the sensation of vertigo.
It affects the nerve responsible for balance (also called the vestibular nerve).
The collective bundle of nerve cells that leaves the cochlea form the auditory nerve (cochlear and vestibular nerve), which transmits those signals to the brain, where they are interpreted as sounds.
The word "intermedius" is used because of the intermediate position of the nerve between the superior part of the vestibular nerve and the facial nerve (2).
Theoretically CVN contains cochlear and vestibular nerve fibers, however with the present radiological investigations, it is not possible to determine the percentage of cochlear fibers within the CVN.
"Do we know what happens to the brain after you stimulate the vestibular nerve for thirty or forty minutes a day for a couple months?
In both episodes, clinical signs and the findings in the vHIT provided sufficient data to localize the damage in the superior subdivision of the vestibular nerve. The characteristics of the bony canal which harbors the nerve in its intratemporal portion render it highly susceptible to entrapment and ischemia in case of swelling due to viral infection [16].

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