Is the middle fossa approach the treatment of choice for intracanalicular vestibular schwannoma?

@article{Colletti2005IsTM,
  title={Is the middle fossa approach the treatment of choice for intracanalicular vestibular schwannoma?},
  author={Vittorio Colletti and Francesco Fiorino},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={459-66}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the 2 surgical techniques most commonly used during vestibular schwannoma (VS) surgery, i.e., the middle fossa (MF) and the retrosigmoid-transmeatal (RS-TM) routes, when hearing preservation is attempted. STUDY DESIGN A longitudinal study of a series of consecutive patients operated on with the 2 techniques by the same surgeon was… CONTINUE READING