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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 34
Published: 28 May 2019
10.1159/000493053
EISBN: 978-3-318-06422-3
... Abstract Vestibular schwannomas (VS) are benign tumors predominantly originating from the balance portion of cranial nerve VIII. These tumors have an incidence of 1–2 per 100,000 people. The growth of these tumors is approximately 1–2 mm per year. A VS can result in significant neurologic...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 34
Published: 28 May 2019
10.1159/000493060
EISBN: 978-3-318-06422-3
... Abstract There is a growing body of studies regarding the effects of Gamma Knife radiosurgery on vestibular schwannomas. However, due to their rare presence and variability, our experience with the management of non-vestibular schwannomas is relatively limited. Management strategies include...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/000490267
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
... Abstract So common is vertigo that diverse healthcare professionals, from audiologists to orthopedic surgeons, will eventually encounter it in their patients, if not in themselves. So treatable are vestibular disorders that it is an immense advantage to know how to assess the vestibular system...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/000490270
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
... Abstract The human vestibular system is exquisitely sensitive to detect linear and rotational head acceleration signals, processed in the brainstem and subsequently relayed to the extraocular motor neurons to generate a compensatory eye rotation. This vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) ensures clear...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/000490275
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
... Abstract Purpose of Chapter: This chapter highlights the recent advances in etiology, diagnostic evaluation, and management of vestibular neuritis (VN). Recent Findings: The viral hypothesis has been strengthened with new evidence as the main etiology of VN. Recent evidence indicates...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/000490283
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
... Abstract Aging in vestibular structures with loss of hair cells in the inner ear starts early in life, but vestibular function usually remains relatively unimpaired up to advanced ages. However, dizziness and imbalance are common in the elderly and have substantial impact on the quality of life...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/000490285
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
... Abstract Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program that has been in existence for over 70 years. A growing body of evidence supports the use of vestibular rehabilitation in patients with vestibular disorders, and evolving research has led to more efficacious interventions. Through...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06371-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 66
Published: 26 May 2009
10.1159/000218207
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9036-5
... Abstract Loss of auditory and vestibular hair cells is a common cause of hearing loss and balance disorders. A variety of strategies have been proposed to restore function to damaged inner ear neuroepithelium. Delivery of the atonal homolog, atoh1, has been demonstrated to induce recovery...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 22
Published: 16 October 2008
10.1159/000163382
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8605-4
... Abstract The purpose of this study was to analyze tumor control and possible complications of gamma kniferadiosurgery (GKRS) in patients with vestibular schwannomas using low marginal doses and conformalmultiple shots to fit irregular tumor shapes. The authors evaluated 152 patients with more...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 21
Published: 15 September 2008
10.1159/000156555
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8371-8
... Abstract Attempts of surgical removal of vestibular schwannomasstarted 150 years ago with major limitations in terms of diagnosisand understanding of the disease but also in respectof surgical technique and instrumentation. Then cameCushing followed by Dandy, two pioneers...