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Predictors of survival and recurrence after temporal bone resection for cancer
The purpose of this study was to identify factors predictive of outcome in patients undergoing temporal bone resection (TBR) for head and neck cancer.
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The changing clinical presentation of acoustic tumors in the MRI era
The application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning in the diagnosis of acoustic neuroma (AN) has increased the relative incidence of smaller tumors and has impacted on the typical clinicalExpand
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The Incidence of Facial Nerve Dehiscence at Surgery for Cholesteatoma
Objective Facial paralysis can occur after surgery for cholesteatoma. The risk of facial nerve injury is great when the nerve is not covered by its normal bony Fallopian canal. The objective of thisExpand
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The Incidence of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak after Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery
Objective: To review the incidence of cerebrospinal fluid leak after vestibular schwannoma removal reported in the literature. Data Sources: MEDLINE and PubMed literature search using the termsExpand
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Atypical hearing loss in acoustic neuroma patients
Audiologic data from 126 patients treated at the University of California, San Francisco for newly diagnosed acoustic neuromas (ANs) from 1986 to 1990 were reviewed. Subjectively normal hearing wasExpand
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Clinical manifestations and audiologic diagnosis of acoustic neuromas.
If an AN is suspected, a detailed patient history and a thorough otologic and neurotologic physical examination should be carried out. The first echelon of diagnostic testing begins with a pure toneExpand
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Management Options for Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak after Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery and Introduction of an Innovative Treatment
Objective: To review the management of cerebrospinal fluid leak after vestibular schwannoma removal reported in the literature and to present a novel approach to management of recalcitrant cases.Expand
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Predictive Value of Facial Nerve Electrophysiologic Stimulation Thresholds in Cerebellopontine‐Angle Surgery
The predictive value of intraoperative stimulation thresholds for facial nerve function, using a constant‐current system, was examined in 49 patients undergoing resection of cerebellopontine‐angleExpand
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Image-guided surgical navigation in otology and neurotology.
OBJECTIVE To review the impetus for the development of image-guided surgical navigation, its technologies, and the few prior outcome studies, and to make recommendations for its role in otologic andExpand
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External auditory canal cholesteatoma with erosion into the mastoid
External auditory canal cholesteatoma (EACC) is an uncommon form of cholesteatoma. During an 8-year period, 10 of 9950 new patients seen by Anthony and Anthony 1 had EACC. Schofield2 introduced theExpand
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