The fate of the tumor remnant after less-than-complete acoustic neuroma resection.

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OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the recurrence rate after near-total and subtotal resection of acoustic neuroma. STUDY DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS We conducted a retrospective chart review of a total of 79 patients: 50 with near-total resections (remnant < or =25 mm(2) and < or =2 mm thick) and 29 with subtotal resections (any larger remnant… (More)

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@article{Bloch2004TheFO, title={The fate of the tumor remnant after less-than-complete acoustic neuroma resection.}, author={Dov C Bloch and John S Oghalai and Robert K. Jackler and Monica Osofsky and Lawrence H. Pitts}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={2004}, volume={130 1}, pages={104-12} }