Prognostic clinical and radiological parameters for immediate facial nerve function following vestibular schwannoma surgery

Abstract

The paper aims to define the parameters available before surgery which could predict immediate facial nerve function after excision of a vestibular schwannoma (VS). Ninety-nine patients with VS operated consecutively by a single surgeon using an identical surgical technique have been evaluated retrospectively. Data were collected regarding patients' sex… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-009-0288-3

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