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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CONCLUSION: Acoustic neuroma surgery via the MFA can be conducted with low morbidity and mortality.
This correlates well with the study by Cosnard G et al 1992[7] who reported that acoustic neuromas represent 75% of all tumours of the cerebellopontine angle.
Preservation of facial, cochlear, and other nerve functions in acoustic neuroma treatment.
Hearing preservation in acoustic neuroma surgery: Importance of adhesion between the cochlear nerve and the tumor.
In addition to vertigo, acoustic neuroma is often associated with gradual hearing loss, tinnitus, and facial numbness (from compression of cranial nerve V preoperatively) or facial weakness (from compression of cranial nerve VII postoperatively).
The effect of acoustic neuroma removal on hearing in the contralateral ear.
Key words: Acoustic neuroma Magnetic resonance imaging Cerebellopontine angle.
Their topics include the surgical anatomy of the cerebellopontine angle, nerve monitoring for cerebellopontine angle surgery, vestibular neurotomy by minimally invasive retrosigmoid approach, hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma, and auditory brainstem implants.
The report, released by the World Health Organization and its affiliated International Agency for Research on Cancer, said a panel of international experts found "limited" evidence that radio-frequency energy from wireless phones could increase the risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma.
We have treated cases including Glomus Jugulare, pituitary micro and macro adenomas, acoustic neuroma, schwanoma, Meningioma, metastasis, arteriovenous malformation, brain stem Glioma and recurrent GBM, Cavernous neuroma, pilocytic astrocytoma giant cell tumor etc.
Patient diagnoses discussed will include cervical dizziness, atypical BPPV, anxiety, migraine, acoustic neuroma, superior canal dehiscence, conversion disorder and Mal de Debarquement.