A full library of publications related to our EVestG technology is listed below.


TECHNOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL BASIS

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

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.


APPLICATIONS and NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS

General

Maller, Jerome Joseph, Brian Lithgow, Caroline Gurvich, Saman Haghgooie, Omid Ranjbar Pouya, Paul Bernard Fitzgerald, and Jayashri Kulkarni. “Separating Mental Disorders Using Vestibular Field Potentials.”  Archives of Neuroscience 2, no. 1 (January 2015). doi:10.5812/archneurosci.19257.

 

Major Depression

Lithgow, Brian J., 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.

Garrett, A., B. J. Lithgow, C. Gurvich, and P. Fitzgerald. “EVestG #x2122; Responses in Depressed Patients.” In 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1707–10, 2008. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4649505.

 

ADHD/ Autistic Spectrum Disorders

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.

 

Schizophrenia

Haghgooie, S., B. J. Lithgow, C. Gurvich, and J. Kulkarni. “Phase Synchronization Index of Vestibular System Activity in Schizophrenia.” In 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 551–54. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2009. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-92841-6_135.

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.

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.


APPLICATIONS and NEURO-TRAUMATIC CONDITIONS

Lithgow, B. J., and Z. Moussavi. “A Pilot Evaluation of Vestibular Performance Using EVestG Following mTBI.” In 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), 1366–69, 2013. doi:10.1109/NER.2013.6696196.

Suleiman, A., B. Lithgow, B. Mansouri, and Z. Moussavi. “Investigating the Feasibility of EVestG Assessment for Screening Concussion.” Conference Proceedings: ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference 2015 (2015): 3375–78. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319116.


APPLICATIONS and NEURO-DEGENERATIVE CONDITIONS

Dementia / Alzheimer’s

Lithgow, B., and Z. Moussavi. “590 Dementia and EVestG.” Asian Journal of Psychiatry 4 (July 1, 2011): S56. doi:10.1016/S1876-2018(11)60214-1.

 

Parkinson’s Disease

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.

Shoushtarian, M., and B. J. Lithgow. “The Relationship Between Electrovestibulography and Parkinson’s Disease.” In 2006 IET 3rd International Conference On Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing - MEDSIP 2006, 1–4, 2006. doi:10.1049/cp:20060368.

Shoushtarian, Mehrnaz, 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.

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.

“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.

“Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Potential Signature for 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 2012 (2012): 3704–7. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2012.6346771.

 

Vestibular Conditions

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 = Le Journal D’oto-Rhino-Laryngologie Et De Chirurgie Cervico-Faciale 43 (2014): 52. doi:10.1186/s40463-014-0052-4.

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.

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.

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.

Garrett, Amber, Daniel Heibert, and Brian Lithgow. “Electrovestibulography: the ‘DC’ potential Used to Separate Meniere’s Disease and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.” 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): 2381–84. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2007.4352806.

Lithgow, B. J., A. Garrett, and D. Heibert. “EVestG #x2122;: 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.

Lithgow, B., M. Shoushtarian, and D. Heibert. “Electrovestibulogram (EVestG™): The Separation of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and Meniere’s Disease.” In 2006 IET 3rd International Conference On Advances in Medical, Signal and Information Processing - MEDSIP 2006, 1–4, 2006. doi:10.1049/cp:20060367.