Expression of growth factors in unilateral vestibular schwannoma

T. Stöver, M. Diensthuber, T. Averbeck & T. Lenarz
Introduction: The vestibular schwannoma (VS) is a benign, slow-growing neoplasm that originates from the VIIIth cranial nerve sheath with an annual incidence of 13 per million. The pathogenesis of both sporadic VS and those associated with neurofibromatosis type II appears to be associated with an aberration[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]