acoustic tumor

vestibular schwannoma

a benign but life-threatening tumor arising from Schwann cells, usually of the vestibular division of the eighth cranial nerve in early stage; produces hearing loss, tinnitus, and vestibular disturbances and in late stages cerebellar, brainstem, and other cranial nerve signs and increased intracranial pressure.

acoustic tumor

Acoustic neuroma, see there.
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His current research interests include: cochlear implant clinical research, management of facial paralysis, hearing preservation in an acoustic tumor surgery and management of chronic otitis media with chloesteatoma.
Hearing preservation in acoustic tumor surgery: results and prognostic factors.
Fourteen (19.4%) had meningioma, and 17 (23.6%) had acoustic tumor. All patients were hospitalized for I to 2 days, and none deteriorated immediately after SRS.
The patient with an acoustic tumor has a serious problem, one which involves life or death.
The concept of SHL was originally proposed by Harris et al in 1985 to explain delayed contralateral hearing loss after acoustic tumor surgery.
Sudden hearing loss in the contralateral ear in postoperative acoustic tumor: Three case reports.
Hearing threshold difference between ears and risk of acoustic tumor. Send to Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1991; 105: 814-7.
Middle fossa acoustic tumor surgery: results in 106 cases.
Prevention and treatment of cerebrospinal fluid leak after translabyrinthine acoustic tumor removal.

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