Auditory brainstem implantation: the University of Verona experience.

  title={Auditory brainstem implantation: the University of Verona experience.},
  author={Vittorio Colletti and Francesco Fiorino and Marco Carner and Luca Sacchetto and Veronica Miorelli and Alessandro Orsi},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={127 1},
OBJECTIVE We sought to describe the advantages of the retrosigmoid-transmeatal (RS-TM) approach in the application of auditory brainstem implants (ABIs) in adults with monolateral and bilateral vestibular schwannoma (VS) and in children with cochlear nerve aplasia. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective case review. SETTING The study was conducted at the ENT Department of the University of Verona, Italy. PATIENTS Six adult patients (5 men and 1 woman) with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2… CONTINUE READING