The Stacked ABR: A Sensitive and Specific Screening Tool for Detecting Small Acoustic Tumors

  title={The Stacked ABR: A Sensitive and Specific Screening Tool for Detecting Small Acoustic Tumors},
  author={Manuel Don and Betty Kwong and Chiemi Tanaka and Derald E. Brackmann and R Nelson},
  journal={Audiology and Neurotology},
  pages={274 - 290}
The failure of standard ABR measures to detect small (≤1 cm) acoustic tumors has led to the use of enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the standard to screen for small tumors. This study investigates the suitability of the stacked ABR as a sensitive screening alternative to MRI for small acoustic tumors (SATs). The objective of the study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of the stacked ABR technique for detecting SATs. A total of 54 patients with acoustic tumors… 

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