Robert Baloh

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dizziness: neurological emergencies
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurol Clin 16:305-21. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The dizzy patient
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Medicine 90095 1769, USA
    Postgrad Med 105:161-4, 167-72. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Episodic ataxias 1 and 2
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 103:595-602. 2012
  4. pmc Migraine associated vertigo
    Yoon Hee Cha
    University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Neurol 3:121-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The history and future of neuro-otology
    Robert W Baloh
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, P O Box 951769, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1001-15. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes and migraine
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:577-88. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of gait and balance dysfunction in normal older people
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:835-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Vestibular neuritis
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1027-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics of familial episodic vertigo and ataxia
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology and Division of Surgery Head and Neck, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 956:338-45. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Robert Bárány and the controversy surrounding his discovery of the caloric reaction
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 58:1094-9. 2002

Research Grants

  1. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2000
  2. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1993
  6. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1991
  7. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1999
  8. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1992
  10. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2001

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Dizziness: neurological emergencies
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurol Clin 16:305-21. 1998
    ..Antivertiginous and anti-emetic drugs can provide relief of acute vertigo and nausea, but medications should be rapidly tapered to allow compensation to occur...
  2. ncbi request reprint The dizzy patient
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Medicine 90095 1769, USA
    Postgrad Med 105:161-4, 167-72. 1999
    ..Initiation of a vestibular exercise program as soon as possible after injury helps ensure the best compensation possible...
  3. doi request reprint Episodic ataxias 1 and 2
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 103:595-602. 2012
    ..Acetazolamide can be dramatic in controlling episodes of ataxia with EA2 but is typically less beneficial with EA1...
  4. pmc Migraine associated vertigo
    Yoon Hee Cha
    University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Neurol 3:121-6. 2007
    ..In this review, we discuss definitions, epidemiology, associated syndromes, neurootological abnormalities, genetics and treatment for patients with migraine and vertigo...
  5. doi request reprint The history and future of neuro-otology
    Robert W Baloh
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, P O Box 951769, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1001-15. 2012
    ..Since that time, scientific discovery has advanced our knowledge of the physiology and the pathophysiology of the vestibular system. This article describes where we have been, where we are now, and where we need to go from here...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes and migraine
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 40:577-88. 2004
    ..However, none of the numerous studies performed to date provide convincing evidence for a gene responsible for the common varieties of migraine...
  7. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of gait and balance dysfunction in normal older people
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:835-9. 2003
    ..To identify the causes of deteriorating gait and balance in normal older people...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Vestibular neuritis
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1027-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics of familial episodic vertigo and ataxia
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology and Division of Surgery Head and Neck, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 956:338-45. 2002
    ..An ion channel mutation shared by brain and inner ear could explain the combined central and peripheral features of the syndrome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Robert Bárány and the controversy surrounding his discovery of the caloric reaction
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 58:1094-9. 2002
    ..However, in the aftermath of the First World War and the controversy surrounding his selection for the Nobel Prize, Bárány left Vienna for Uppsala, Sweden, where he spent the last 20 years of his life in relative isolation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Episodic vertigo: central nervous system causes
    Robert W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, Division of Surgery Head and Neck, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 15:17-21. 2002
    ..Small infarcts in the cerebellum and lateral medulla can present with vertigo without other localizing symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Charles Skinner Hallpike and the beginnings of neurotology
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 54:2138-46. 2000
    ..His bithermal caloric test and positional tests are still routinely used in evaluation of the vertiginous patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Static and dynamic posturography in patients with vestibular and cerebellar lesions
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 90095 1769, USA
    Arch Neurol 55:649-54. 1998
    ..To assess the diagnostic usefulness of posturography in 2 well-defined patient groups with impaired balance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prosper Ménière and his disease
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1151-6. 2001
    ..Confusion regarding the clinical and pathologic features of Ménière disease persisted well into the 20th century...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vertigo
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Lancet 352:1841-6. 1998
    ..These drugs are generally not indicated for long-term daily use, however, since they may interfere with the normal compensation process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in vestibular function: a longitudinal study
    R W Baloh
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 942:210-9. 2001
    ..These patients likely had an underlying disease even though in most cases the disease process could not be identified...
  17. ncbi request reprint A novel mutation in KCNA1 causes episodic ataxia without myokymia
    Hane Lee
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Hum Mutat 24:536. 2004
    ..This mutation leads to a distinct clinical phenotype without myokymia broadening the scope of clinical characteristics of EA1 and highlighting the heterogeneity of phenotypic effects from distinct missense mutations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gentamicin ototoxicity: clinical features and the effect on the human vestibulo-ocular reflex
    Gail Ishiyama
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:1057-61. 2006
    ..Sinusoidal rotational stimuli with high accelerations such as the bedside head-thrust test or rotational step changes in velocity are useful to diagnose bilateral vestibulopathy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Three brothers with a very-late-onset writer's cramp
    Roongroj Bhidayasiri
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Mov Disord 20:1375-7. 2005
    ..We describe a family of Bulgarian descent with three brothers presenting with a very-late-onset dystonic WC, compatible with linkage to chromosome 18p...
  20. ncbi request reprint Unbiased quantification of Scarpa's ganglion neurons in aminoglycoside ototoxicity
    Gail Ishiyama
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Vestib Res 15:197-202. 2005
    ..109). These findings may be consistent with either retrograde degeneration or a direct neurotoxic effect of the aminoglycosides on the vestibular ganglion neuron...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of progesterone receptor with migraine-associated vertigo
    Hane Lee
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurogenetics 8:195-200. 2007
    ..0007). Two SNPs (rs2228480 and rs1801132) within ESR1 demonstrated no significant association. No synergistic effect between ESR1 variants and PGR variants was identified...
  22. pmc Familial clustering of migraine, episodic vertigo, and Ménière's disease
    Yoon Hee Cha
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:93-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between migraine, episodic vertigo, and Ménière's disease in families...
  23. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of the vestibular end organs after intratympanic gentamicin failure for Meniere's disease
    Gail Ishiyama
    Department of Neurology, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:34-40. 2007
    ..However, the utricular macula exhibited severe hair cell loss. Clinically, the patient has been free from vertigo spells for 3 years following labyrinthectomy...
  24. ncbi request reprint No mutations in CACNA1A and ATP1A2 in probands with common types of migraine
    Joanna C Jen
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 61:926-8. 2004
    ..Mutations in CACNA1A, encoding a neuronal calcium channel subunit, and ATP1A2, encoding a catalytic subunit of a sodium-potassium-ATPase, have been found in some families with dominantly inherited hemiplegic migraine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Regional estimates of hair cells and supporting cells in the human crista ampullaris
    Ivan Lopez
    Surgery Department, Division of Head and Neck, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Neurosci Res 82:421-31. 2005
    ..34+/-0.10, and HC density was 0.63 cells/100 microm2. A significant decline in type I, type II, and total HC number and density was found in groups 2 and 3, with individuals exceeding the average human life span...
  26. pmc Mutations in a human ROBO gene disrupt hindbrain axon pathway crossing and morphogenesis
    Joanna C Jen
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 304:1509-13. 2004
    ..Like its murine homolog Rig1/Robo3, but unlike other Robo proteins, ROBO3 is required for hindbrain axon midline crossing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of voltage-gated calcium channel alpha1 subunits in the chinchilla cochlea
    Ivan Lopez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Head and Neck, 31 25 Rehabilitation Center, UCLA School of Medicine, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cell Tissue Res 313:177-86. 2003
    ..The presence of alpha1A, the pore-forming subunit of the P/Q type channels, has not previously been demonstrated in inner and outer hair cells, and its function in the cochlear hair cell is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Increased prevalence of significant recurrent headache in preclinical familial Alzheimer's disease mutation carriers
    John M Ringman
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7226, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:380-4. 2008
    ..In our study we compared the prevalence of headaches between nondemented FAD mutation carriers (MCs) and non-mutation-carrying controls (NCs)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Canavan's leukodystrophy is associated with defects in cochlear neurodevelopment and deafness
    Gail Ishiyama
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 60:1702-4. 2003
    ..The vestibular end organs and ganglia were normal. These findings implicate a role of aminoacylase II in the neurodevelopment of the organ of Corti...
  30. pmc Clinical features and associated syndromes of mal de debarquement
    Yoon Hee Cha
    Dept of Neurology, University of California, 710 Westwood Plaza, 951769, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol 255:1038-44. 2008
    ..To investigate the clinical features and natural history of mal de debarquement (MdD)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Familial episodic ataxia: a model for migrainous vertigo
    Joanna C Jen
    UCLA Neurology, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:252-6. 2009
    ..Efforts are ongoing to perform genomewide association studies to identify risk alleles for migrainous vertigo, which may also be relevant to migraine in general...
  32. pmc Phenotypic and genetic analysis of a large family with migraine-associated vertigo
    Hane Lee
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Headache 48:1460-7. 2008
    ..To describe a large multigenerational family with migraine-associated vertigo (MAV) combining a detailed phenotypic and genetic analysis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nonconsensus intronic mutations cause episodic ataxia
    Jijun Wan
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:131-5. 2005
    ..The identification of these disease-causing mutations expands the spectrum of EA2 mutations and emphasizes the importance of intronic sequences in regulating gene expression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Genetics of episodic ataxia
    Joanna C Jen
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Adv Neurol 89:459-61. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough due to Thr124Met mutation in the peripheral myelin protein zero (MPZ gene)
    Robert H Baloh
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Neurology 62:1905-6. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide linkage scan of familial benign recurrent vertigo: linkage to 22q12 with evidence of heterogeneity
    Hane Lee
    Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 15:251-8. 2006
    ..Additional family and population-based linkage and association studies will be needed to determine the causative alleles...
  37. ncbi request reprint Drop attacks and vertigo secondary to a non-meniere otologic cause
    Gail Ishiyama
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:71-5. 2003
    ..Tumarkin falls are sudden drop-attack falls that occur in a subset of patients with Meniere syndrome (endolymphatic hydrops), an inner ear disorder characterized by vertigo spells and hearing loss...
  38. ncbi request reprint A new episodic ataxia syndrome with linkage to chromosome 19q13
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:749-52. 2007
    ..Multiple episodic ataxia phenotypes and genotypes have been described...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Dix-Hallpike test and the canalith repositioning maneuver
    Erik Viirre
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:184-7. 2005
    ..If, during any of this testing, a movement elicits vertigo or nystagmus, the appropriate CRM is then carried out...
  40. ncbi request reprint Unbiased stereologic type I and type II hair cell counts in human utricular macula
    Quinton Gopen
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1132-8. 2003
    ..The objective of the study was to obtain unbiased estimates of the total number of type I and type II hair cells in human utricular macula from individuals with documented normal vestibular function...
  41. ncbi request reprint Recurrent vertigo attacks cured by stenting a basilar artery stenosis
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:962. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the number of nerve fibers in the human vestibular endorgans using unbiased stereology and immunohistochemistry
    Ivan Lopez
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, CHS 62 132, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 145:37-46. 2005
    ..These methods can be applied for studies of normal aging and pathological conditions of the vestibular periphery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dejerine-Sottas syndrome and vestibular loss due to a point mutation in the PMP22 gene
    Joanna Jen
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, United States
    J Neurol Sci 237:21-4. 2005
    ..It is important to recognize this combination of peripheral nerve and vestibular deficits since rehabilitation strategies and prognosis are different...
  44. ncbi request reprint Late-onset pure cerebellar ataxia: differentiating those with and without identifiable mutations
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurol Sci 238:41-5. 2005
    ..Although only a third of these idiopathic late onset ataxia patients had a positive family history, this homogeneous syndrome probably represents a yet to be identified genetic disorder...
  45. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of oculomotor function in normal older people
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, Reed Neurological Research Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, Box 951769, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1346-53. 2006
    ..The significant correlation between decline in oculomotor measures and gait and balance measures (even after controlling for age) suggests a common mechanism for the decline in both measures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hearing symptoms in migrainous infarction
    Hyung Lee
    Department of Neurology, Keimyung University, School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    Arch Neurol 60:113-6. 2003
    ..In case reports, migraine headaches have been associated with fluctuating low-frequency hearing loss and sudden, unilateral hearing loss. Auditory symptoms associated with migrainous infarction have not previously been emphasized...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sigmund Freud and the VIIIth Cranial Nerve
    Gerald Wiest
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Otol Neurotol 23:228-32. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of death in community-dwelling older people with white matter hyperintensities on MRI
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0322, USA
    J Neurol Sci 250:33-8. 2006
    ..However, it has not been determined whether WMH are independently related to death in community-dwelling older people without stroke...

Research Grants17

  1. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  2. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  3. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  4. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  5. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..This multidisciplinary study can overcome these limitations and thereby improve the diagnosis and management of elderly persons complaining of dizziness...
  6. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..This multidisciplinary study can overcome these limitations and thereby improve the diagnosis and management of elderly persons complaining of dizziness...
  7. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  8. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  9. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..This multidisciplinary study can overcome these limitations and thereby improve the diagnosis and management of elderly persons complaining of dizziness...
  10. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  11. DIZZINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By continuing this longitudinal study of carefully studied older patients and controls, our multidisciplinary research team is in a good position to achieve our goals. ..
  12. Diseases of the Vestibular System
    Robert Baloh; Fiscal Year: 2006
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