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The retrosigmoid (suboccipital) approach is one of four surgical approaches for the treatment of vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas). It is increasingly used by otologic surgeons, and in(More)
Arachnoid cysts are benign intracranial lesions that are typically diagnosed incidentally. They are divided into two types: congenital and acquired. Acquired arachnoid cysts are rare and usually(More)
Malignant triton tumour (MTT) is a rare, highly malignant neoplasm, characterized by a mixture of cells with nerve sheath and skeletal muscle differentiation. Cytogenetic analyses of this neoplasm(More)
HYPOTHESIS Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) may have an impact on the growth characteristics of sporadic vestibular schwannomas (VSs).(More)
ABSTRACT Carotid blowout is a devastating complication in patients with head and neck malignancy. The traditional surgical treatment for carotid blowout is often technically difficult and is(More)
Promoter hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes (TSGs) is a common feature of primary cancer cells. However, to date the somatic epigenetic events that occur in head and(More)