A review in vestibular evoked myogenic potential: with an emphasis on Cervical response

Document Type : Review Articles


1 Audiology, MS- Department of Audiology, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

2 Academic Member,Department of Audiology,School of Rehabilitation,Isfahan University of Medical Sciences,Isfahan,Iran



Introduction: Emersion of cervical and subsequently ocular vemp tests open a new arena in vestibular system assessment for audiologists and auditory-vestibular researchers. According to spatial neural pathways evaluated during the potential recording, the test could be assume as a complemantary test for balance system assessment.Aim of present study was to provide a review of last information about different methods used for recording and evaluating the response changes in different vestibular disorders.Materials and Methods: Search were done among  recent 10 years articles with vestibular evoked myogenic potential Keyword from electronic databases of Google Scholar, PubMed, Science Direct , Ebsco and refrence books related to the topic.Results:58 articleswere used for extension and description of  main implications and used methods for doing vemp test.Conclusion:With doing the vestibular evoked myogenic potential test correctly and eliminating conflicting factors and with reliance on valid study results in this field the test could be used as an important diagnostic test in evaluating  and monitoring of treatment process in different vestibular diseases.Keywords: vestibular evoked myogenic potential,vestibular system,vestibular diseases,saccule

  • Receive Date: 26 October 2013
  • Revise Date: 19 April 2024
  • Accept Date: 22 May 2022