Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 2019 Nov - Dec;85(6):788-798. Epub 2019 Sep 20.
Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Faculdade de Ciências de Saúde, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências da Saúde, Brasília, DF, Brazil; Faculdade de Ciências de Saúde ‒ Asa Norte, Brasília, DF, Brazil; Hospital Universitário de Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil. Electronic address:
Introduction: People with vestibular loss present a deficit in the vestibular system, which is primarily responsible for promoting postural control, gaze stabilization, and spatial orientation while the head moves. There is no effective treatment for a bilateral loss of vestibular function. Recently, a vestibular implant was developed for people with bilateral loss of vestibular function to improve this function and, consequently, the quality of life of these patients. Read More