Management of the patient and family with neurofibromatosis 2: a consensus conference statement.

@article{Evans2005ManagementOT,
  title={Management of the patient and family with neurofibromatosis 2: a consensus conference statement.},
  author={D Gareth R Evans and Michael E. Baser and B O'reilly and Jeremy Rowe and Michael Gleeson and Shakeel Riaz Saeed and A. Katherine King and Susan Mary Huson and Richard R Kerr and Nicholas K Thomas and R. H. Irving and Robert MacFarlane and Ros Ferner and Rachel McLeod and Daniel Moffat and Richard Ramsden},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={5-12}
}
A consensus conference on neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) was held in 2002 at the request of the United Kingdom (UK) Neurofibromatosis Association, with particular emphasis on vestibular schwannoma (VS) surgery. NF2 patients should be managed at specialty treatment centres, whose staff has extensive experience with the disease. All NF2 patients and their families should have access to genetic testing because presymptomatic diagnosis improves the clinical management of the disease. Some clinical… CONTINUE READING