Surgery for vertigo in the nonserviceable hearing ear: transmastoid labyrinthectomy or translabyrinthine vestibular nerve section.

@article{Langman1993SurgeryFV,
  title={Surgery for vertigo in the nonserviceable hearing ear: transmastoid labyrinthectomy or translabyrinthine vestibular nerve section.},
  author={Alan W Langman and Robert Lindeman},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1993},
  volume={103 12},
  pages={1321-5}
}
Two of the surgical options that exist for the treatment of disabling vertigo arising from an ear with nonserviceable hearing are a transmastoid labyrinthectomy (TL) and a translabyrinthine vestibular nerve section (TLVNS). The major difference between the two operations is a section of the vestibular nerves with the TLVNS which removes all preganglionic… CONTINUE READING