Perioperative complications in acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) surgery.

  title={Perioperative complications in acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) surgery.},
  author={Mario Sanna and Abdelkader Taibah and Alessandra Russo and Maurizio Falcioni and Manoj Agarwal},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  volume={25 3},
OBJECTIVE Retrospective study and review of the complications other than those related to the facial nerve and hearing, encountered in acoustic neuroma surgery. Also, an evaluation of hospital stay and its relation with various factors. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING Tertiary neurotologic and skull base referral center. PATIENTS A series of 707 patients who underwent surgical removal of acoustic neuroma from April 1987 to December 2001. INTERVENTIONS The surgical… CONTINUE READING