Acoustic Neuroma: Consensus on Systems for Reporting Results by Mirko Tos, Jens Thomsen (auth.), Jin Kanzaki M.D., Mirko Tos

By Mirko Tos, Jens Thomsen (auth.), Jin Kanzaki M.D., Mirko Tos M.D., DMSc dr.h.c., Mario Sanna M.D., David A. Moffat M.D., Takanobu Kunihiro M.D., Yasuhiro Inoue M.D. (eds.)

This quantity of the Keio collage foreign Symposia for LifeSciences and drugs includes the lawsuits of the 11th symposium held lower than the sponsorship of the Keio collage scientific technology Fund. As defined within the commencing feedback by means of the President of Keio college, the fund used to be proven via the beneficiant donation of Dr. Mitsunada Sakaguchi. The Keio college overseas Symposia for all times Sciences and medication represent one of many middle actions backed by means of the fund, the target of that is to give a contribution to the overseas neighborhood by way of constructing human assets, selling clinical wisdom, and inspiring mutual trade. every year, the Committee of the overseas Symposia for all times Sciences and medication selects the main major symposium subject from functions obtained from the Keio scientific neighborhood. The ebook of the complaints is meant to publicize and disseminate the knowledge coming up from the full of life discussions of the main interesting and present matters offered throughout the symposium. On behalf of the Committee, i'm so much thankful to Dr. Mitsunada Sakaguchi, who made the symposia sequence attainable. Weare additionally thankful to the popular audio system for his or her contribution to this quantity. In addition,wewould liketo recognize the efficientorganizational paintings played by way of the individuals of this system committee and the workers of the fund. Naoki Aikawa,M.D.,D.M.Sc., EA.C.S.

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These tumors might have originated in the far-lateral region and then grown unimpeded through the lumen of the inner ear and subsequently prolapsed through the round window into the middle ear cavity [7-9]. The technical difficulty of tumor removal depends not only upon tumor size per se but also upon the anatomic structures involved by the lesion. Our classification system is based on the biological growth pattern of VS. Most VSs originate from the lAC portion of the vestibular nerve and tend to grow mainly medially along the path of least resistance from the lAC into the CP angle.

Monduzzi Editore, Italy, pp 615-620 Gardner G, Robertson JH (1988) Hearing preservation in unilateral acoustic neuroma surgery. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 97:55-66 Moffat DA,Croxon GR, Baguley OM, et al. (1989) Facial nerve recovery after acoustic neuroma removal. J Laryngol Otoll03:169-172 Goel A, Sekher L, Langheinrich W, et al. (1992) Late course of preserved hearing and tinnitus after acoustic neuroma surgery. J Neurosurg 77:685-689 Walsh RM, Pracy JP, Gleeson MJ, et al. (1996) The value of facial nerve monitoring in acoustic tumor surgery.

S-cm tumor mayor may not touch. A 2-cm tumor will touch the BS but may or may not compress it. A 3-cm tumor will compress the BS but could Tumor Size Reporting System in Acoustic Neuroma 21 TABLE 1. , if necessar y) EC, extra canicul ar FIG. 4. EC assessment of the tum or: t, touching the bra instem (BS);c, compressing the BS; d, displacing or dilat ing the ventricular system dilate the IVth ventricle and mayor may not displace it. Thus, it is reasonable to suggest that a letter should be added to the size of the tumor that expresses if the tumor touches the BS (t), compresses the BS (c), or displaces or dilates the ventricular system (d); this letter could thereby subdivide each group of different sizes.

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