Richard Gacek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ménière's disease is a viral neuropathy
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 71:78-86. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The three faces of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile 36688 0002, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:103-14. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:124-36. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Vestibular neuronitis: a viral neuropathy
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:54-66. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Ménière's disease: a form of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:67-79. 2002
  6. doi request reprint A perspective on recurrent vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 75:91-107. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Clustering is a feature of the spiral ganglion in the basal turn
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 74:22-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Evidence of a gustatory-vestibular pathway for protein transport
    Richard Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Otol Neurotol 31:313-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint General comments on this issue
    R R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:71-2. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Evidence for a viral neuropathy in recurrent vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:6-14; discussion 14-5. 2008

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Ménière's disease is a viral neuropathy
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 71:78-86. 2009
    ..Antiviral treatment controlled vertigo in 73 of 86 patients with vestibular neuronitis (85%) and 32 of 35 patients with MD (91%)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The three faces of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile 36688 0002, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:103-14. 2002
    ..The reactivation of the latent virus may manifest as one of the above vertigo syndromes, depending on the part of the vestibular ganglion that is inflamed, the type and strain of the virus, and host resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:124-36. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Vestibular neuronitis: a viral neuropathy
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:54-66. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Ménière's disease: a form of vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:67-79. 2002
  6. doi request reprint A perspective on recurrent vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 75:91-107. 2013
    ..Antiviral treatment of these syndromes in a series of 211 patients with a 3- to 8-year follow-up resulted in complete control of vertigo in VN (88%), MD (90%) and BPPV (60%). ..
  7. doi request reprint Clustering is a feature of the spiral ganglion in the basal turn
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 74:22-7. 2012
    ..To demonstrate the organization of the spiral ganglion in the mammalian species...
  8. doi request reprint Evidence of a gustatory-vestibular pathway for protein transport
    Richard Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Otol Neurotol 31:313-8. 2010
    ..To demonstrate anatomically a pathway for protein transport from the palate to the vestibular system...
  9. doi request reprint General comments on this issue
    R R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:71-2. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Evidence for a viral neuropathy in recurrent vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:6-14; discussion 14-5. 2008
    ..Relief of vertigo after this treatment was 90% in VN, Ménière's disease and VN. The relief of positional vertigo (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) was 66%...
  11. ncbi request reprint A place principle for vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Auris Nasus Larynx 35:1-10. 2008
    ..To provide a road map of the vestibular labyrinth and its innervation leading to a place principle for different forms of vertigo...
  12. ncbi request reprint Results of singular neurectomy in the posterior ampullary recess
    Richard R Gacek
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688 0002, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 64:397-402. 2002
    ..To determine the effect on hearing and balance symptoms following singular neurectomy (SN) for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) in the ampullary recess of the posterior semicircular canal...
  13. ncbi request reprint A classification of recurrent vestibulopathy
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:89-104. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Efferent system degeneration in the human temporal bone
    Richard R Gacek
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama 36688 0002, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:947-54. 2003
    ..The variable location and size of these deposits (buds) in the labyrinthine sense organs is described to aid in the recognition of efferent system injury in human temporal bones...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pathology of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo revisited
    Richard R Gacek
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama 36688 0002, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:574-82. 2003
    ..These observations support a concept in the pathophysiology of BPPV that includes loss of the inhibitory effect of otolith organs on canal sense organs...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pathology of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:80-7. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomy of the nerves in the temporal bone
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:12-31. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Efferent system degeneration in vestibular ganglionitis
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:105-23. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint The biology of neurotropic viruses
    Richard R Gacek
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 60:1-11. 2002