Tumor origin and hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery

J. Rachinger, S. Rampp, J. Prell, C. Scheller, A. Alfieri & C. Strauss
Objective: In vestibular schwannoma surgery, tumor size and preoperative hearing status are widely accepted prognostic factors concerning the preservation of cochlear nerve function. In a previous study we found some evidence that tumor origin might be a relevant prognostic factor for hearing outcome[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]