[Anatomy of the vestibulo-acoustico-facial neurovascular pedicle. Importance of therapeutic management of vestibular schwannomas].


A perfect knowledge of the anatomy of the vestibuloacusticofacial pedicle is required to preserve hearing and facial functions during cerebellopontine angle surgery for vestibular schwannoma. A clarification of the anatomy of this pedicle, in particular of its blood supply, is presented here, based on a review of the available literature, as well as on the… (More)