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Microsurgical anatomy of the superior cerebellar artery.
Fifty cerebellar hemispheres from 25 adult cadavers were examined. The superior cerebellar artery (SCA) was present in each of the 50 hemispheres. Forty-three SCAs arose as a single trunk, and 7Expand
Microsurgical relationships of the superior cerebellar artery and the trigeminal nerve.
Comparison and distortion of the trigeminal nerve by a tortuous and elongated superior cerebellar artery (SCA) is postulated to be a frequent cause of trigeminal neuralgia. This theory and the use ofExpand
The Outcome of Radical Surgery and Postoperative Radiotherapy for Squamous Carcinoma of the Temporal Bone
Objectives/Hypothesis: The objective was to analyze the clinical data and outcome of all the patients treated surgically for squamous carcinoma of the temporal bone in a tertiary referral departmentExpand
The patient's perspective after vestibular schwannoma removal: quality of life and implications for management.
A postal survey was conducted, using a standardized quality of life questionnaire, of patients who had undergone surgery for removal of vestibular schwannoma between 1981 and 1992. Of 257Expand
Factors which influence the facial nerve outcome in vestibular schwannoma surgery.
A series of 276 patients with a unilateral vestibular schwannoma has been analysed with respect to the factors affecting post-operative facial nerve outcome. Age, tumour size, operative approach andExpand
Bilateral optic nerve sheath meningiomas in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
A 34-year-old woman who presented with hearing loss and tinnitus was found to have reduced vision bilaterally. Computed tomography scan revealed bilateral acoustic neuromas and bilateral optic nerveExpand
Postoperative Quality of Life in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients Measured by the SF36 Health Questionnaire
Objective: To quantify the postoperative quality of life in patients following surgical treatment for vestibular schwannoma.
Somatic NF2 gene mutations in familial and non-familial vestibular schwannoma.
Vestibular schwannoma occurs both as a sporadic tumour and in the dominantly inherited familial cancer syndrome neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2). The gene for NF2 has recently been isolated onExpand
Malignancy in a vestibular schwannoma. Report of a case with central neurofibromatosis, treated by both stereotactic radiosurgery and surgical excision, with a review of the literature
Malignant change in schwannoma is rare. Malignant change in a vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) is even more rare. This paper presents a case of rapidly growing vestibular schwannoma firstExpand
What is the effect of translabyrinthine acoustic schwannoma removal upon tinnitus?
A series of 129 patients who had undergone translabyrinthine removal of a unilateral acoustic schwannoma completed a postal questionnaire about pre- and post-operative tinnitus. A simple gradingExpand
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