Preoperative and postoperative auditory and facial nerve function in cerebellopontine angle meningiomas.

@article{Schaller1995PreoperativeAP,
  title={Preoperative and postoperative auditory and facial nerve function in cerebellopontine angle meningiomas.},
  author={Bernhard Schaller and Raoul Heilbronner and C. R. Pfaltz and Ron Probst and Otmar Gratzl},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={228-34}
}
Preoperative and postoperative facial nerve and auditory function were reviewed retrospectively in 13 cases of cerebellopontine angle meningiomas. According to their location within the posterior fossa and with special reference to the internal auditory canal, they were classified into a premeatal and a retromeatal group. All the tumors were removed by an otoneurosurgical team by use of a retrosigmoid approach. Postoperative results (1 year after operation) were compared within the two groups… CONTINUE READING