The vestibular evoked myogenic potential is a neurophysiological assessment technique used to determine the function of the otolithic organs of the inner ear. It complements the information provided by caloric testing and other forms of inner ear testing.
VEMP Test Used For :
The purpose of the VEMP test is to determine if the saccule and the vestibular nerve are intact and working properly to send signals to the muscles of the eyes through the nerves system in response to head movements.
VEMP is a noninvasive safe test that is similar to other established evoked potential tests already in use. Its helpfulness in clarifying the correct diagnosis can result in improved outcomes.