Incidence and predictors of bulbar palsy after surgery for acoustic neuroma.

Abstract

We present a retrospective review of the perioperative management and complications of 102 cases of acoustic neuroma operated on at an English teaching hospital over the last 9 years. Nine patients had a bulbar palsy postoperatively; five of those patients developed pulmonary complications. A bulbar palsy was more likely to occur in those with tumours > or… (More)

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