DÄ internationalArchive42/2013Postural Vertigo in Older Persons
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Many thanks for the informative article on innovations in the area of vestibular types of vertigo.

I was merely baffled on reading “bilateral vestibulopathy … is the most frequent cause of motion-dependent postural vertigo in older patients.” How, and when, should one diagnostically evaluate potential bilateral vestibulopathy in patients with pallhypesthesia, a total hip or knee endoprosthesis, visual impairments, and subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy? At this point I—and probably many other readers—would appreciate additional advice.

DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2013.0716c

PD Dr. med. Alexander Rösler

Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg

roesler-geriatrie@marienkrankenhaus.org

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The author declares that no conflict of interest exists.

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Strupp M, Dieterich M, Brandt T: The treatment and natural course of peripheral and central vertigo. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013; 110(29–30): 505–16 VOLLTEXT
1.Strupp M, Dieterich M, Brandt T: The treatment and natural course of peripheral and central vertigo. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013; 110(29–30): 505–16 VOLLTEXT

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