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ALLMedicine™ Acoustic Neuroma Center

Research & Reviews  220 results

Subtotal Resection of Large Acoustic Neuromas With Possible Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01129687

May 10th, 2022 - The current standard treatment of a large tumor of the balance nerve (acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma) is surgical resection. Complete removal of such tumor is associated with significant risks of hearing loss and facial paralysis wherea...

Using machine learning to predict health-related quality of life outcomes in patients w...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9067699
PloS One; Karri R, Chen YP et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - Predicting reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after resection of a benign or low-grade brain tumour provides the opportunity for early intervention, and targeted expenditure of scarce supportive care resources. We aimed to develop, and...

Distinctive microRNA profiles in serum of patients with neurofibromatosis type 2: A bio...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.04.042
World Neurosurgery; Imura T, Shimizu K et. al.

Apr 19th, 2022 - The objective of this study was to explore serum microRNA (miRNA) profiles characteristic of patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), including both sporadic and familial cases, using comprehensive analysis of miRNA expression using next-gene...

Analysis of readmissions data among frail and non-frail patients presenting for acousti...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2022.03.013
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Nasrollahi TS, Shahrestani S et. al.

Mar 13th, 2022 - The incidence of acoustic neuromas in the United States is 1.09 per 100,000 with 23,739 newly diagnosed cases in the years 2004 to 2010. Because the recent literature has supported that frailty can serve as a more accurate predictor of patient out...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Subtotal Resection of Large Acoustic Neuromas With Possible Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01129687

May 10th, 2022 - The current standard treatment of a large tumor of the balance nerve (acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma) is surgical resection. Complete removal of such tumor is associated with significant risks of hearing loss and facial paralysis wherea...

Comparison of Motor Imagery Technique and Mime Therapy on Facial Expressions in Facial Palsy Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04993417

Aug 6th, 2021 - Facial palsy is due to the damage in the facial nerve that supplies the muscles of the face. Peripheral facial nerve paralysis can have various causes, such as Bell's palsy, which is the most common cause. Among secondary cause, tumors and the adv...

Evaluation of Cranioplasty Using Native Bone Autograft Versus Synthetic Bone Allograft
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04855175

Apr 22nd, 2021 - Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) is a common neurosurgical emergency that may arise from several conditions, which cause an intracranial mass effect. In the case of conservatively refractory ICP elevation, one viable treatment option is ICP-lo...

Circuit Training on Vertigo, Oscillopsia and Dizziness in Vestibular Hypo Function Hypo- Functions
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04261283

Mar 30th, 2021 - People diagnosed with vestibular disorders often experience dizziness , oscillopsia, trouble with vision, balance or mobility. The vestibular disorders that are called unilateral and peripheral (UPVD) are those that affect one side of the vestibul...

Auditory Nerve Test System During Vestibular Schwannoma Resection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04241679

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Many patients diagnosed with a vestibular schwannoma (also called acoustic neuroma) eventually lose hearing in the afflicted ear. Improvements in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have led to tumors being diagnosed at smaller sizes, however, this h...

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News  4 results

No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors in Large UK Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971214

Mar 30th, 2022 - A new UK study shows no link between brain tumors and cell phone use, even among individuals who used their phones every day and/or had used them for over 10 years. "These results support the accumulating evidence that mobile phone use under usual...

Headache MRI: What to Do With Incidental Findings
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/901068

Aug 28th, 2018 - MRI of the brain is often performed for patients with primary headaches, which account for about 90% of all headaches. An incidental finding (IF) or normal anatomical variant is frequently revealed and may cause concern for the patient and family....

'Time Is Muscle' When Reversing Facial Paralysis
https://www.medpagetoday.com/surgery/plasticsurgery/72615

Apr 30th, 2018 - Last month, surgeons from Johns Hopkins University published a small case series in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery detailing their success in restoring smiles to patients with facial paralysis. In this video, lead author Kofi Boahene, MD, of Johns Ho...

Neck Surgery Eases Facial Paralysis
https://www.medpagetoday.com/surgery/plasticsurgery/27631

Jul 20th, 2011 - Action Points Explain that cutting a strip of platysma muscle from the neck can relieve chronic rigidity and involuntary movement in patients with facial paralysis. Point out that no intraoperative or early postoperative complications occurred, al...

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Patient Education  13 results see all →