The 2micron continuous wave laser in skull base surgery in children with NF II

Martin U. Schuhmann & Marcos S. Tatagiba
Objective: In vestibular schwannoma surgery in children with NF II, where hearing preservation is the goal of surgery, the often hard and solid tumor consistency and strong adhesions to the cochlear nerve are the two major factors limiting the extent of tumor removal. Any movement of the tumor, any [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]