What is the role of surgery in the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)?

Updated: Feb 15, 2018
  • Author: John C Li, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Surgery is usually reserved for those in whom the canalith repositioning procedure (CRP) fails. Options include labyrinthectomy, posterior canal occlusion, singular neurectomy, vestibular nerve section, and transtympanic aminoglycoside application.


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