acoustic neuroma


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acoustic neuroma

n
(Pathology) a benign brain tumour of the vestibulocochlear nerve, one of the nerves connecting the ear to the brain, which can cause hearing and balance problems
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Blood samples were collected and sent for genotyping for 73% of all subjects: 382 subjects with glioma (78%), 158 subjects with meningioma (80%), 71 subjects with acoustic neuroma (74%), and 540 control subjects (68%).
Link and a team of Mayo Clinic researchers collected data from 34 patients who had Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for a large acoustic neuroma between 1997 and 2006.
Our patient was initially diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, and the working diagnosis was changed to facial nerve neuroma when the studies were completed and her facial paresis occurred, but other pathology could not be excluded.
Surgical treatment of acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) in the United States: Report from the Acoustic Neuroma Registry.
LOS ANGELES -- The House Clinic, renowned leader for its expertise in hearing care, now offers patients an alternative treatment for acoustic neuromas with the use of the Gamma Knife(R) at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Harris is investigating the causes of deafness and other disorders such as acoustic neuromas, Meniere's disease, autoimmune inner ear disease and the effect of inflammation on inner ear structures.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks may occur after acoustic neuroma resection.
AS an acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour, it is not a cancer (Page 12, August 31).
In one study of 114 acoustic neuroma patients, the authors concluded that the CyberKnife System's abilities made radiosurgical treatment possible for more than 13 percent of patients who could not have been treated with single-session radiosurgery because of risk of hearing loss.