EVESTG™ PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATION & PRESENTATIONS LIST

[As at 6th September 2019]

A library of major publications and presentations related to our EVestG technology is listed below.

TECHNOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS

1.    Gurvich, Caroline, Jerome J. Maller, Brian Lithgow, Saman Haghgooie, and Jayashri Kulkarni. 
Vestibular Insights into Cognition and Psychiatry. Brain Research 1537   
(November 6, 2013): 244–59. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2013.08.058.          
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2.    Lithgow, Brian; 
A Methodology for Detecting Field Potentials from the External Ear Canal: NEER and EVestG
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 8, August 2012 (_ 2012) pp. 1835–1850; 
DOI: 10.1007/s10439-012-0526-3                                                               
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3.    Blakley B, Suleiman A, Rutherford G, Moussavi Z, Lithgow B: 
EVestG Recordings are Vestibuloacoustic Signals.
J Medical and Biological Engineering; (on-line 10th April 2018).
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APPLICATIONS AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS

ADHD/ AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS

4.    Grossman, I., and B. Lithgow. 
Indication of Abnormal Peripheral Sensory Processing of Rotational Stimulation in ADHD.
In 2012 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 4668–71, 2012. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347008.
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SCHIZOPHRENIA

5.    Haghgooie, Saman, Brian J Lithgow, Caroline Gurvich, and Jayashri Kulkarni.       
Quantitative Detection and Assessment of Schizophrenia Using Electrovestibulography.
In Neural Engineering, 2009. NER’09. 4th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on, 486–489. 
IEEE, 2009.

6.    Haghgooie, Saman, Brian J. Lithgow, Caroline Winograd-Gurvich, and Jayashri Kulkarni. 
EVestG: A Diagnostic Measure for Schizophrenia.
Conference Proceedings:  Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  Annual Conference 2008 (2008): 4142–45. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650121.

MOOD DISORDERS

MAJOR DEPRESSION

7.   Brian J. Lithgow, Amber L. Garrett, Zahra M. Moussavi, Caroline Gurvich, Jayashri Kulkarni, Jerome J. Maller, and Paul B. Fitzgerald.       Major Depression and Electrovestibulography.
The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry: The Official Journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry 16, no. 5 (2015): 334–50. doi:10.3109/15622975.2015.1014410.                                                   Click to read more

BIPOLAR AFFECTIVE DISORDER

8.    Lithgow BJ, Moussavi Z, Gurvich C, Maller JJ, Kulkarni J, Fitzgerald PB.  Bipolar Disorder in the Balance. Europ Arch Psychiat Clin Neurosci. 2018;
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BIPOLAR AFFECTIVE DISORDER FROM MAJOR DEPRESSION

9.   Brian J. Lithgow, Zahra Moussavi & Paul B. Fitzgerald (2019):
Quantitative separation of the depressive phase of bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder using electrovestibulography, The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 
DOI: 10.1080/15622975.2019.1599143;
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GENERAL

10.Brian Lithgow and Zahra Moussavi
Physiological differences between Follicular, Luteal and Menses phases of Healthy Women using Electrovestibulography. Depression, Anxiety or other Associations?
Neuropsychobiology. 2017;76(2):72-81.   Epub 2018 Jun 5         doi: 10.1159/000487771
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APPLICATIONS AND NEURO-TRAUMATIC CONDITIONS

11.Abdelbaset Suleiman, Brian Lithgow, Zeinab Dastghieb, Behzad Mansouri & Zahra Moussavi: Quantitative measurement of Post-Concussion Syndrome using Electrovestibulography, NATURE SCIENTIFIC REPORTS , (2017); 7:16371 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15487-2                                                                                                                                           Click to read more

12.Abdelbaset Suleiman, Brian Lithgow, Zeinab Dastghieb, Behzad Mansouri & Zahra Moussavi: Investigating the validity and reliability of Electrovestibulography (EVestG) for detecting post-concussion syndrome (PCS) with and without comorbid depression
NATURE SCIENFIC REPORTS | (2018) 8:14495 |    DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-32808
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13.Zahra Moussavi, Abdelbaset Suleiman, Grant Rutherford, Omid Ranjbar Pouya, Zeinab Dastgheib, Weijia Zhang, Jennifer Salter, Xikui Wang, Behzad Mansouri & Brian Lithgow
A Pilot Randomised Double-Blind Study of the Tolerability and efficacy of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome. 
NATURE SCIENTIFIC REPORTS I (2019) 9:5498 I DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-41923-6 
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14.B. Mansouri, Z. Moussavi, B. Lithgow et al, Correlation between Ocular and Vestibular Abnormalities, and Convergence Insufficiency in Post-Concussion Syndrome
J of Neuro-Ophthalmology [In Press August 2019].

 

APPLICATIONS AND NEURO-DEGENERATIVE CONDITIONS

DEMENTIA / ALZHEIMER’S

15.Lithgow, B., and Z. Moussavi.        Dementia and EVestG.
Asian Journal of Psychiatry 4 (July 1, 2011): S56. 
doi:10.1016/S1876-2018(11)60214-1.
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16.Lithgow, B and Moussavi Z. Classifying dementias and monitoring efficacy of rTMS.     Submitted to Brain Stimulation [2019 - under Review]

17.Brian J Lithgow, Abdelbaset Suleiman, Neda Anssari, Behzad Mansouri, Brian Blakley, Mehrangiz Ashiri and Zahra Moussavi/
Electrovestibulography identifies Alzheimer’s Disease from Mixed Dementia and from Healthy Controls.   Submitted to Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, [Under Review - 2019]

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

18.Lithgow, Brian J., and Mehrnaz Shoushtarian. 
Parkinson’s Disease: Disturbed Vestibular Function and Levodopa.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences 353, no. 1–2 (2015): 49–58. doi:10.1016/j.jns.2015.03.050.                                                                                                               Click to read more

19.Mehrnaz Shoushtarian and Brian Lithgow. 
The Relationship between Electrovestibulography and Parkinson’s Disease Severity.
Conference Proceedings:  Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  Annual Conference 2007 (2007): 2377–80. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2007.4352805.
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20.Dastgheib, Z. A., B. Lithgow, and Z. Moussavi. 
Application of Fractal Dimension on Vestibular Response Signals for Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease.       Conference Proceedings:  Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference 2011 (2011): 7892–95. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6091946.
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21.Dastgheib Z, Lithgow B, Moussavi Z:  
Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease Using Electrovestibulography.
Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 50, no. 5 (May 2012): 483–91. doi:10.1007/s11517-012-0890-z.
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VESTIBULAR CONDITIONS

22.Blakley, Brian, Zeinab A. Dastgheib, Brian Lithgow, and Zahra Moussavi. Preliminary Report: Neural Firing Patterns Specific for Meniere’s Disease.
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 43 (2014): 52. doi:10.1186/s40463-014-0052-4.                                                                                                             Click to read more

23.Daniel Heibert and Brian Lithgow and Kerry Hourigan. 
Computer Models of the Vestibular Head Tilt Response, and Their Relationship to EVestG and Meniere’s Disease.
International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering 4 (June 2010): 211–25.
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24.Dastgheib, Z. A., B. Lithgow, B. Blakely, and Z. Moussavi. 
Application of Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Diagnostic Aid for Meniere’s Disease.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering 44, no. 5 (May 2016): 1672–84. doi:10.1007/s10439-015-1441-1.
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25.Dastgheib, Z. A., O. R. Pouya, B. Lithgow, and Z. Moussavi. 
Comparison of a New Ad-Hoc Classification Method with Support Vector Machine and Ensemble Classifiers for the Diagnosis of Meniere’s Disease Using EVestG Signals.
In 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 1–4, 2016. doi:10.1109/CCECE.2016.7726799.
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26.B. J. Lithgow, A. Garrett, and D. Heibert.
EVestG: A Measure for Meniere’s Disease.
In 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 4162–65, 2008. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650126.
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