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*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Neoplasms: Acoustic Neuroma
Acoustic Neuroma Archive Informational site by and for acoustic neuroma patients with advice, news, stories, directories and ... Acoustic Neuroma Journey Provides information for acoustic neuroma patients to decide which treatment option is the best; wait ... NHS Choices: Acoustic Neuroma Provides information on this benign brain tumor. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, ... Acoustic Neuroma An introduction to the condition with treatment options offered by the University of California, San Diego ...
*  University of Miami Division of Surgical Neurooncology
Also known as a vestibular schwannoma, Acoustic Neuroma can be managed conservatively or surgically. Treatment may be ... "Acoustic Neuromas". "Pituitary Tumors". "Skull Base Tumors". Kacl, GM (1999). "Interactive MR-guided biopsies of maxillary and ...
*  Neurofibromatosis type II
In NF II, acoustic neuromas usually affect young people, whereas in sporadic forms of acoustic neuromas, the appearance of the ... The so-called acoustic neuroma of NF II is in fact a schwannoma of the nervus vestibularis, or vestibular schwannoma. The ... There are several different surgical techniques for the removal of acoustic neuroma. The choice of approach is determined by ... Another set of diagnostic criteria is the following: Detection of bilateral acoustic neuroma by imaging-procedures First degree ...
*  N. H. Wadia
Atypical Features in acoustic neuroma. Venous signs in Cerbral Angioma. Indian Academy of Neurology has set up an oration in ...
*  Auditory brainstem response
The article suggests that the Stacked ABR could make it possible to identify small acoustic neuromas missed by traditional ABRs ... Prout, T (2007). "Asymmetrical low frequency hearing loss and acoustic neuroma". Audiologyonline. Don M, Masuda A, Nelson R, ... One use of the traditional ABR is site-of-lesion testing and it has been shown to be sensitive to large acoustic tumors. ... Both use acoustic stimuli delivered through inserts (preferably). Both can be used to estimate threshold for patients who ...
*  John H. Sampson
... such as acoustic neuromas or meningiomas; microsurgery for tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia, including microvascular ...
*  Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring
ABR (a.k.a. BSEP, BSER, BAEP, etc.) is used for monitoring of the acoustic nerve during acoustic neuroma and brainstem tumor ... ENT procedures such as acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwanoma) resection, parotidectomy; and nerve surgery. Motor evoked ...
*  Cerebellopontine angle syndrome
... the cause of acoustic neuromas is unknown. The only statistically significant risk factor for developing an acoustic neuroma is ... The objective of irradiation is to halt the growth of the acoustic neuroma tumour, it does not excise it from the body, as the ... The Acoustic Neuroma Association recommends that cell phone users use a hands-free device. Meningiomas are significantly more ... Acoustic neuromas are managed by either surgery, radiation therapy, or observation with regular MRI scanning. With treatment, ...
*  Neuroma
Neuromas can be painful, or sometimes, as in the case of acoustic neuromas, can give rise to other symptoms. Acoustic neuroma ... "Acoustic Neuroma". NHS Choices. Retrieved 30 August 2013. "Acoustic neuroma". PubMed Health. A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. NLM ... A neuroma /njuːˈroʊmə/ (plural: neuromata or neuromas) is a growth or tumor of nerve tissue. Neuromas tend to be benign (i.e. ... Synonyms include scar neuroma, amputation neuroma, or pseudoneuroma. Morton's neuroma (a mononeuropathy of the foot) is another ...
*  Neurooncology
Fascial sling technique for dural reconstruction after translabyrinthine resection of acoustic neuroma: Technical note. ... Intraoperative neuromonitoring techniques in the surgical management of acoustic neuromas. Neurosurgical Focus, 33(3), E6. ...
*  Schwannomatosis
... acoustic neuroma). An acoustic neuroma is a schwannoma on the vestibular nerve in the brain. This nerve is involved in hearing ...
*  Vestibular schwannoma
Acoustic neuromas (ARs), the common term for vestibular schwannomas, are neither 'acoustic' nor neuromas, since they do not ... The hallmark of this disorder is bilateral acoustic neuromas (an acoustic neuroma on both sides) usually developing in late ... After surgical treatment of acoustic neuroma, the reported incidence of headache in the 2012 Acoustic Neuroma Association ... is also a hallmark symptom of acoustic neuroma. Not all patients with tinnitus have acoustic neuroma and not all AN patients ...
*  Sensory loss
Unilateral hearing loss is most often associated with conductive causes, trauma, and acoustic neuromas. Pain in the ear is ...
*  Auditory brainstem implant
"Cochlear and Auditory Brainstem Implants in the Management of Acoustic Neuroma and Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis" (PDF ...
*  Smile surgery
Examples of such tumours are facial neuromas, cholesteatomas, haemangiomas, acoustic neuromas, parotid gland neoplasms or ...
*  Translabyrinthine approach
It is used in the surgical extirpation of lesions of the cerebellopontine angle, including acoustic neuroma. The ... Prior to the translabyrinthine approach, in the early 1960s acoustic neuromas were treated utilizing a suboccipital approach ... developed the first middle cranial fossa and then the translabyrinthine approach for the removal of acoustic neuroma. This ...
*  Cerebellopontine angle
Four out of five of these tumours are vestibular schwannomas (commonly known as acoustic neuromas). Others found include: ...
*  Emanuel Xavier
He later captured his experience in the poem "Writer's Block". After the attack, Xavier was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma ... he announced on his personal website that the acoustic neuroma had returned. By year's end, he underwent successful ...
*  AQP6
... localization and mRNA expression of aquaporins in the macula utriculi of patients with Meniere's disease and acoustic neuroma ...
*  List of health scares
... with regard specifically to glioma and acoustic neuroma; thus, the International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified ...
*  Facial nerve paralysis
Common culprits are facial neuromas, congenital cholesteatomas, hemangiomas, acoustic neuromas, parotid gland neoplasms, or ...
*  Griffith R. Harsh
... and acoustic neuromas. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, the Director of the Stanford ... completed a fellowship in clinical neuro-oncology at UCSF and another fellowship in skull base surgery and acoustic neuromas at ...
*  Unilateral hearing loss
Known causes include physical trauma, acoustic neuroma, measles, labyrinthitis, microtia, meningitis, Ménière's disease, ...
*  David Torn
In the 1990s, Torn was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma, in his case, a life-threatening form of brain tumor. The surgery ... He is known for combining electronic and acoustic instruments and for the use of looping. Torn has contributed to recordings by ...
*  List of diseases (A)
... often called acne Acoustic neuroma Acoustic schwannomas Acquired agranulocytosis Acquired central hypoventilation syndrome ...
*  Acoustic reflex
... acoustic neuroma). The acoustic reflex normally occurs only at relatively high intensities; contraction of middle ear muscles ... the sound used to trigger the acoustic reflex). For most animals, the acoustic reflex is the contraction of both middle ear ... The acoustic reflex threshold (ART) is the sound pressure level (SPL) from which a sound stimulus with a given frequency will ... The acoustic reflex threshold is usually 10-20 dB below the discomfort threshold. However the discomfort threshold is not a ...