Cervical and Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing

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Publication Month/Year

November 1, 2017

Last Updated Month/Year

June 6, 2023

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Document Objectives

To systematically review the evidence and make recommendations with regard to diagnostic utility of cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMP and oVEMP, respectively).

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Optometrist, audiologist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D058585 - Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials


benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), vertigo, vestibular evoked myogenic potential, vestibular migraine

Source Citation

Practice guideline: Cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential testing. Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Terry D. Fife, James G. Colebatch, Kevin A. Kerber, Krister Brantberg, Michael Strupp, Hyung Lee, Mark F. Walker, Eric Ashman, Jeffrey Fletcher, Brian Callaghan, David S. Gloss. Neurology Nov 2017, 89 (22) 2288-2296; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004690

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Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 1980
Literature Search End Date
December 1, 2016