Operative outcomes of 546 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center peripheral nerve tumors.

@article{Kim2004OperativeOO,
  title={Operative outcomes of 546 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center peripheral nerve tumors.},
  author={Daniel H. Kim and Judith Ann Murovic and Robert Lyons Tiel and David Gellinger Kline},
  journal={Neurosurgery clinics of North America},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={177-92}
}
The surgical management of benign PNSTs and some other benign tumors can result in successful outcomes. Schwannomas and nonplexiform neurofibromas can be resected with minimal deficit by sparing all but the fascicles entering and exiting the tumor. These fascicles, if not functional by NAP testing, can be resected, and the tumor can be removed. Surgery to… CONTINUE READING