Microvascular decompression of the vestibulocochlear nerve for long-standing unilateral pulsatile tinnitus

Ariyan Pirayesh Islamian, Götz Lütjens & Joachim K. Krauss
Objective: Pulsatile tinnitus (PT) usually suggests a vascular etiology ranging from dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF), intracranial aneurysms and vascular tumors of the temporal bone and cerebello-pontine angle (CPA). Vascular compression of the eighth cranial nerve (CN VIII) may be an additional[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]