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.
Middle fossa acoustic tumor surgery: results in 106 cases.
Hearing preservation in acoustic tumor surgery: results and prognostic factors.
The patient with an acoustic tumor has a serious problem, one which involves life or death.
Dr Gantz's research interests include: cochlear implant clinical research, management of facial paralysis, hearing preservation in acoustic tumor surgery, and management of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma.
Prevention and treatment of cerebrospinal fluid leak after translabyrinthine acoustic tumor removal.
SHL has been implicated in delayed hearing loss after acoustic tumor removal, revision stapedectomy, and temporal bone fractures.
Our study population was made up of 10 patients--6 men and 4 women, aged 55 to 73 years (mean: 66)--who were undergoing translabyrinthine acoustic tumor removal.
Dandy WE: Results of removal of acoustic tumors by the unilateral approach.

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