Tamama Almutair

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OBJECTIVES The use of radiation therapy has largely widespread and becomes in many centers the preference modality of treatment for symptomatic patients who are old, medically unfit for surgical therapy, those who refuse surgery and in some recurrent or residual growing tumors. The risk of radiotherapy failure in the treatment of vestibular schwannoma might(More)
OBJECTIVE Endolymphatic sac tumor (ELST) is a rare low grade adenocarcinoma of the skull base. During the past decade the number of the reported cases has increased. This study exposes our experience in the management of ELST with a review of the literature. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of patients with ELST at a quaternary referral otology and skull(More)
To evaluate the results of facial nerve reanimation after facial nerve injury by means of hypoglossal to facial nerve anastomosis. Retrospective case review. Private neuro-otologic and cranial base quaternary referral center. Sixty patients underwent hypoglossal to facial nerve anastomosis for facial nerve reanimation between April 1987 and December 2010.(More)
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