Hearing preservation in acoustic neuroma surgery: the impact of different patient selection criteria.

@article{Dugar2002HearingPI,
  title={Hearing preservation in acoustic neuroma surgery: the impact of different patient selection criteria.},
  author={Jay Dugar and Thomas P. Nikolopoulos and Gerard M. O'Donoghue},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2002},
  volume={112 11},
  pages={2051-3}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The aim of the present study was to assess whether applying the various selection criteria for hearing preservation surgery on the same group of patients with acoustic neuroma leads to significantly different numbers of patients being considered suitable for this kind of surgery. STUDY DESIGN We used different selection criteria for hearing conservation surgery based on a range of studies in the published literature. We applied these criteria to a consecutive group of… CONTINUE READING