Long-Term Hearing Preservation in Vestibular Schwannoma

@article{Stangerup2010LongTermHP,
  title={Long-Term Hearing Preservation in Vestibular Schwannoma},
  author={Sven-Eric Stangerup and Jens Thomsen and M. Tos and P. Cay{\'e}‐Thomasen},
  journal={Otology & Neurotology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31},
  pages={271-275}
}
  • Sven-Eric Stangerup, Jens Thomsen, +1 author P. Cayé‐Thomasen
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Otology & Neurotology
  • Objective: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term hearing during "wait and scan" management of vestibular schwannomas. Subjects: During a 33-year period, from 1976 to 2008, 1,144 patients with vestibular schwannoma were allocated to observation by the wait and scan policy, with annual magnetic resonance imaging and audiologic examination. Two complete pure-tone and speech discrimination audiograms were available for 932 patients. In 900 patients (97%), the wait and scan… CONTINUE READING

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