J M Furman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Migraine and motion sensitivity
    Joseph M Furman
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Otolaryngology, 200 Lothrop Street, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1102-17. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging on the otolith-ocular reflex
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, The Eye and Ear Institute, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 11:91-103. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Vestibular function in migraine-related dizziness: a pilot study
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    J Vestib Res 15:327-32. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Vestibulo-ocular function in anxiety disorders
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Vestib Res 16:209-15. 2006
  5. pmc Semicircular canal-otolith organ interaction during off-vertical axis rotation in humans
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2:22-30. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Visual-vestibular interaction during OVAR in the elderly
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 11:365-70. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Orientation of Listing's plane during static tilt in young and older human subjects
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, EEI Bldg, Ste 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vision Res 43:67-76. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Migrainous vertigo: development of a pathogenetic model and structured diagnostic interview
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 16:5-13. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of secondary phase post-rotatory nystagmus following off-vertical axis rotation in humans
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 10:143-50. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1590-6. 1999

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Migraine and motion sensitivity
    Joseph M Furman
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Otolaryngology, 200 Lothrop Street, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Continuum (Minneap Minn) 18:1102-17. 2012
    ..This review also discusses motion sickness and motion sensitivity, including their relationship with migraine, pathophysiology, and treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of aging on the otolith-ocular reflex
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, The Eye and Ear Institute, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 11:91-103. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Vestibular function in migraine-related dizziness: a pilot study
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    J Vestib Res 15:327-32. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that competing processes of serotonergic excitation and inhibition alter central vestibular pathways differently for semicircular canal vs. otolithic responses and for vestibulo-ocular vs. vestibulo-spinal pathways...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vestibulo-ocular function in anxiety disorders
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Vestib Res 16:209-15. 2006
    ..Excessive SMD and height phobia seem to have a mitigating effect on abnormal vestibular sensitivity, possibly via a down-weighting of central vestibular pathways...
  5. pmc Semicircular canal-otolith organ interaction during off-vertical axis rotation in humans
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2:22-30. 2001
    ..These rotational responses can be explained by two competing influences of signals from the otolith organs, one that diminishes the effectiveness of velocity storage and another that contributes to an estimate of head velocity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Visual-vestibular interaction during OVAR in the elderly
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 11:365-70. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Orientation of Listing's plane during static tilt in young and older human subjects
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, EEI Bldg, Ste 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vision Res 43:67-76. 2003
    ..The only obvious difference between the two age groups was that the "thickness" of Listing's plane was greater in the older subjects. This suggests that aging has a small, but definite, influence on Listing's law...
  8. ncbi request reprint Migrainous vertigo: development of a pathogenetic model and structured diagnostic interview
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 16:5-13. 2003
    ..This review refines recently proposed diagnostic criteria for migraine-related vestibular symptoms, and develops a pathophysiological model for the interface between migraine and the vestibular system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of secondary phase post-rotatory nystagmus following off-vertical axis rotation in humans
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 10:143-50. 2000
    ..These results can be explained by a minor modification of an existing VOR model that has been shown to produce secondary phase responses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1590-6. 1999
    ..Although many patients with positionally provoked vertigo have typical benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, physicians should be aware of nonbenign variants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Visual-vestibular stimulation interferes with information processing in young and older humans
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Eye and Ear Institute Building, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Suite 500, 200 Lothrop Street, 15213, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 152:383-92. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Otolith-ocular responses in patients with surgically confirmed unilateral peripheral vestibular loss
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Vestib Res 13:143-51. 2003
    ..These results have clinical implications for the management of patients with unilateral vestibular loss and provide insights into the process of vestibular compensation especially with respect to the otolith-ocular reflex...
  13. pmc A pilot study of rizatriptan and visually-induced motion sickness in migraineurs
    Joseph M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Med Sci 6:212-7. 2009
    ..The present study was designed to test whether rizatriptan is also effective in protecting against visually-induced motion sickness and to test whether rizatriptan blocks the augmentation of motion sickness by head pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive requirements for vestibular and ocular motor processing in healthy adults and patients with unilateral vestibular lesions
    M E Talkowski
    University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1432-41. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Space and motion discomfort and abnormal balance control in patients with anxiety disorders
    R G Jacob
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:74-8. 2009
    ..The role of anxiety responses to vestibular testing was also re-examined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Functional reach and single leg stance in patients with peripheral vestibular disorders
    G C Mann
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Vestib Res 6:343-53. 1996
    ..These results support the use of FR as an additional assessment tool with patients who have peripheral vestibular disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric consequences of vestibular dysfunction
    R G Jacob
    Department of Psychiatry and Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 14:41-6. 2001
    ..An alternative conceptualization to the common notion of 'psychogenic' dizziness is presented. Implications for patient management are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attention influences sensory integration for postural control in older adults
    M S Redfern
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 128 EEI Building, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gait Posture 14:211-6. 2001
    ..Further, our data suggest that attentional processes related to inhibitory control are engaged when sensory integration requirements are high...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vestibular rehabilitation for patients with agoraphobia and vestibular dysfunction: a pilot study
    R G Jacob
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:131-46. 2001
    ..These improved with rehabilitation. Although the results can be attributed to other explanations, they are not inconsistent with the hypothesis that vestibular dysfunction maintains agoraphobic symptoms in some patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy for migraine-related vestibulopathy and vestibular dysfunction with history of migraine
    S L Whitney
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:1528-34. 2000
    ..To assess the efficacy of physical therapy for patients with a diagnosis of migraine-related vestibulopathy (MRV) or vestibular dysfunction with a history of migraine headache...
  21. ncbi request reprint The steady-state postural response to continuous sinusoidal galvanic vestibular stimulation
    L D Latt
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gait Posture 18:64-72. 2003
    ..1 Hz and nearly equal at 0.45 Hz in comparison with the single-frequency responses. This study suggests that the postural sway response is nonlinear due to saturation and violation of the principle of superposition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical evidence that the vestibular system participates in autonomic control
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Vestib Res 8:27-34. 1998
    ..Two speculative areas discussed in this paper include vestibular-induced orthostatic intolerance and the role of vestibular-respiratory pathways on sleep apnea...
  23. ncbi request reprint A clinical taxonomy of dizziness and anxiety in the otoneurological setting
    J M Furman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:9-26. 2001
    ..The final category, neurological linkage, focuses on the overlap in the neurological circuitry involved in balance disorders and anxiety disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Somatosensory cuing of head-only rotational testing
    J M Furman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Vestib Res 9:189-95. 1999
    ..We conclude that somatosensory rather than auditory cuing may be the preferred method of performing HORT...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy outcomes for persons with bilateral vestibular loss
    K E Brown
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Laryngoscope 111:1812-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Many patients with bilateral vestibular loss benefit from an individualized vestibular physical therapy exercise program based on improved physical function and reduced self-perceived levels of handicap...
  26. pmc Neuroimaging to detect cortical projection of vestibular response to caloric stimulation in young and older adults using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)
    H T Karim
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Radiology, USA
    Neuroimage 76:1-10. 2013
    ..Furthermore, our results demonstrate that fNIRS is a viable technique in measuring cortical effects during vestibular tasks...
  27. ncbi request reprint The "practical mathematics" of recording three-dimensional eye position using scleral coils
    R H Schor
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Methods 25:164-85. 2001
    ..A final section deals with developing a validation protocol for eye movement analysis techniques using mechanical and computer simulations of eye movements...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cognitive influences in postural control of patients with unilateral vestibular loss
    Mark S Redfern
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, 110 Eye and Ear Institute Building, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gait Posture 19:105-14. 2004
    ..The site of action may be at the sensory integration level resolving multiple sensory signals for spatial orientation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on vestibular rehabilitation outcomes
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1785-90. 2002
    ..The purpose of the retrospective chart review was to compare vestibular rehabilitation outcomes in young versus older adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vestibular rehabilitation outcomes in patients with a history of migraine
    Diane M Wrisley
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 23:483-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of physical therapy for patients with vestibular disorders with and without a history of migraine headaches...
  31. ncbi request reprint Responses to a virtual reality grocery store in persons with and without vestibular dysfunction
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:152-6. 2006
    ..The older subjects traveled a shorter distance and had greater speed of head movements compared with young subjects. Environments with a greater number of products resulted in more head movements and a shorter distance traveled...
  32. pmc Visually induced postural sway in anxiety disorders
    Mark S Redfern
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:704-16. 2007
    ..This subgroup of patients may be amenable to treatment used for patients with balance disorders (i.e., vestibular rehabilitation) that focuses on sensory re-integration processes that address visual sensitivity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Head sway response to optic flow: effect of age is more important than the presence of unilateral vestibular hypofunction
    Patrick J Sparto
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Vestib Res 16:137-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how older adults with vestibular impairment use sensory feedback for postural control...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is perception of handicap related to functional performance in persons with vestibular dysfunction?
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Centers for Rehab Services, University Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:139-43. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if scores between 0 and 30 (mild), 31 and 60 (moderate), and 61 and 100 (severe) on the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) differentiated a person's functional abilities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Contribution of vision to balance in children four to eight years of age
    Margaretha L Casselbrant
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:653-7. 2007
    ..The use of sensory feedback for postural control develops throughout childhood. The aim of this study was to determine how children use cues from anterior-posterior optic flow for balance from 4 to 8 years of age...
  36. pmc Delays in auditory-cued step initiation are related to increased volume of white matter hyperintensities in older adults
    Patrick J Sparto
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Exp Brain Res 188:633-40. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Attentional dynamics in postural control during perturbations in young and older adults
    Mark S Redfern
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:B298-303. 2002
    ..Sensory selection occurs in young and older adults, but to a greater degree in older subjects...
  38. ncbi request reprint Voluntary upper-extremity movements in patients with unilateral peripheral vestibular hypofunction
    Diane F Borello-France
    Department of Physical Therapy, Duquesne University, 111 Health Sciences Bldg, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Phys Ther 82:216-27. 2002
    ..This study investigated the influence of unilateral peripheral vestibular hypofunction on voluntary arm movement...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy for central vestibular dysfunction
    Kathryn E Brown
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:76-81. 2006
    ..To determine if vestibular physical therapy (PT) leads to improved functional outcomes in people with central vestibular dysfunction...
  40. ncbi request reprint "Do try this at home": self-treatment of BPPV
    Joseph M Furman
    Neurology 63:8-9. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Acrophobia and pathological height vertigo: indications for vestibular physical therapy?
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 85:443-58. 2005
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the use of vestibular physical therapy intervention following behavioral therapy to reduce a patient's visual dependence and height vertigo...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of preparation on dual-task performance in postural control
    Martijn L T M Muller
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Otolaryngology, 153 EEI Building, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Mot Behav 36:137-46. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Abnormal eye movements in dizzy patients
    Ki Bum Sung
    Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, 1174 Jung dong, Wonmi gu, Bucheon, Gyeonggi 420 607, Korea
    Neurol Clin 23:675-703, v. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Illustrative cases
    Joseph M Furman
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Eye and Ear Institute, Ste 500, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:919-33, ix. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint The influence of dynamic visual cues for postural control in children aged 7-12 years
    Patrick J Sparto
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Exp Brain Res 168:505-16. 2006
    ..However, 7-12-year-old children do not utilize somatosensory cues to stabilize posture to the same extent as adults when visual and somatosensory cues are conflicting...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical measurement of sit-to-stand performance in people with balance disorders: validity of data for the Five-Times-Sit-to-Stand Test
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1034-45. 2005
    ..The FTSST was compared with the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABC) and the Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Nonstationarities of postural sway
    Patrick J Loughlin
    Dept of Electrical Engineering, 348 Benedum Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 22:69-75. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of migrainous vertigo: validity of a structured interview
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR197-201. 2004
    ..Although the International Headache Society does not currently include the diagnosis of migrainous vertigo, specific criteria have been proposed and utilized in clinical trials...
  49. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness in migraine sufferers
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:2691-7. 2005
    ..Studies demonstrating an important relationship between serotonin receptors and motion sickness susceptibility in both rodents and humans suggest possible new motion sickness prevention therapies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Underdevelopment of the postural control system in autism
    Nancy J Minshew
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Webster Hall, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurology 63:2056-61. 2004
    ..To determine if abnormalities exist in postural control in autism and if they are related to age...
  51. ncbi request reprint Otoneurology
    Joseph M Furman
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, EEI Building, Suite 500, 5th Floor, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:xi-xiv. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Motion sickness and migraine
    Randolph W Evans
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Headache 47:607-10. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevention of motion sickness with rizatriptan: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 5750 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, U S A
    Med Sci Monit 12:PI1-7. 2006
    ..This double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover pilot study was designed to test the hypothesis that pre-treatment with the serotonin agonist rizatriptan would prevent motion sickness provocation in headache-free migraineurs...