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Vestibular System in Migrainous Vertigo Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2009 by University of Bergen.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : May 14, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 15, 2009
Sorlandet Hospital HF
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University of Bergen

Brief Summary:

Do migrainous vertigo patients have more pathology in their vestibular system than migraine patients without vertigo?

The aim of this study is to compare the vestibular system of migraine patients with and without vertigo in the symptom-free period by vestibular function tests, videonystagmography, vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, and subjective visual vertical.

Condition or disease
Migraine Disorders Migraine Variant Episodic Recurrent Vertigo

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 65 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Do Migrainous Vertigo Patients Have More Hypersensitivity in Their Vestibular System Than Migraine Patients Without Vertigo?
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2009

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migrainous vertigo
migraine without vertigo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Differences in vestibular function [ Time Frame: Symptomfree interval ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Differences in hypersensitivity [ Time Frame: Symptomfree interval ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 61 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Migraine patients: primary care clinic

Migrainous vertigo patients: Neurological outpatients clinic, Sorlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand and Spesialistsenteret, Tollbodgata 4, Kristiansand.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • migraine according to IHS criteria
  • migrainous vertigo according to the Neuhauser-criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no history of other neurological, vestibular, opthalmologic and ENT disorders
  • no medications that could possibly influence test results
  • intact hearing measured by audiometry
  • pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00901953

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Dept. of neurology, Sørlandet Hospital HF
Kristiansand, Norway, 4604
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Bergen
Sorlandet Hospital HF
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Principal Investigator: Åse Mygland, PhD Institute of clinical medicine, university of Bergen, Norway

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Responsible Party: Marion Ingeborg Boldingh, Departement of Neurology, Sørlandet Hospital HF , Kristiansand, Norway Identifier: NCT00901953     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2.2006.3376
First Posted: May 14, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009
Keywords provided by University of Bergen:
migrainous vertigo
vestibular evoked myogenic potentials
vestibular function test
vestibular disorders
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vestibular Neuronitis
Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vestibular Diseases
Labyrinth Diseases
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Sensation Disorders
Vestibulocochlear Nerve Diseases
Retrocochlear Diseases
Cranial Nerve Diseases