Management outcomes of facial nerve tumors: comparative outcomes with observation, CyberKnife, and surgical management.

@article{Channer2012ManagementOO,
  title={Management outcomes of facial nerve tumors: comparative outcomes with observation, CyberKnife, and surgical management.},
  author={Guyan A. Channer and Bj{\"o}rn S Herman and Fred F. Telischi and Daniel M. Zeitler and Simon I. Angeli},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={
          525-30
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Primary facial nerve tumors (FNTs) present in varying ways. In this study, the authors present their institutional experience with the management of facial nerve tumors, including their recommendations for available therapies such as observation, microsurgical decompression or removal, and stereotactic radiation. They emphasize the auditory and facial nerve function outcomes. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING Tertiary referral center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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