Self reported hearing difficulties following excision of vestibular schwannoma.

@article{McLeod2008SelfRH,
  title={Self reported hearing difficulties following excision of vestibular schwannoma.},
  author={Beth McLeod and Laurie Upfold and Alan Taylor},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={420-30}
}
A new questionnaire, developed to investigate self-reported hearing difficulties in unilateral deafness, was completed by 221 post-surgical vestibular schwannoma patients. Results were compared to a group of 51 normal hearers and 12 patients with severe unilateral deafness from other causes. The vestibular schwannoma patients rated their post surgical hearing as profoundly deaf in the operated ear, and worse than pre-surgical in the other. Factor analysis of the results revealed a general… CONTINUE READING

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