Headache syndromes after acoustic neuroma surgery and their implications for quality of life.

@article{Schankin2009HeadacheSA,
  title={Headache syndromes after acoustic neuroma surgery and their implications for quality of life.},
  author={Christoph Josef Schankin and Christian le Gall and Andreas M. Straube},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={760-71}
}
The patients of this prospective study were analysed for headache as a sequela of surgery for acoustic neuroma (AN). Thirty-two per cent (30/95) of patients complained about a persisting headache syndrome with a severity of at least 6/10 on the nominal analogue scale 6 months after surgery. The occurrence of headache was significantly correlated with the prospectively evaluated parameters preoperative headache and the number of perioperative complications. Postoperative failure to return to the… CONTINUE READING

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