Acoustic Neuroma
June 2018 Issue
 
 
 

Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.

Our staff at Medifocus is committed to keeping our subscribers to the Medifocus Digest Alert on Acoustic Neuroma abreast of the latest new research developments that have recently been published in the medical literature for this condition. In this issue of the Digest Alert, you will find a focused list of hand-picked journal article references that represent the latest advances in basic and clinical research for Acoustic Neuroma. These articles represent the current state-of-the-art of the research that will hopefully lead to additional major advances and breakthroughs in the clinical management of Acoustic Neuroma. You can access the summaries of each article referenced below by simply clicking on the article Title.

We will continue to update you with the latest scientific and clinical developments through the Medifocus Digest Alert on Acoustic Neuroma every 3 months. Thank you for your ongoing subscription to this publication.

Elliot Jacob, Ph.D.
Vice-President - Content
Medifocus.com, Inc.



1:Microsurgery for patients diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 complicated by vestibular schwannomas: Clinical experience and strategy for treatments.
Authors:Chen LH, Zhang HT, Xu RX, Zhang L, Li WD, Sun K
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, The Affiliated Bayi Brain Hospital, The PLA Army General Hospital, Beijing, China.
Journal:Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(17):e0270. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010270.

2:Patient Motivation and Long-Term Satisfaction with Treatment Choice in Vestibular Schwannoma.
Authors:Carlson ML, Tveiten OV, Lund-Johansen M, Tombers NM, Lohse CM, Link MJ
Institution:Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA; Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Electronic address: carlson.matthew@mayo.edu. Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway. Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway. Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA; Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:e1245-e1252. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.03.182. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

3:Place of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Grade 4 Vestibular Schwannoma Based on Case Series of 86 Patients with Long-Term Follow-Up.
Authors:Lefranc M, Da Roz LM, Balossier A, Thomassin JM, Roche PH, Regis J
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, University of Picardy Jules Verne, Amiens, France. Electronic address: lefrancm@me.com. France. Paulo, Brazil. Marseille, France.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:e1192-e1198. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.03.175. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

4:Bilateral Spontaneous Regression of Vestibular Schwannoma in Neurofibromatosis Type 2.
Authors:Sebok M, van Niftrik CHB, Bozinov O
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Clinical Neuroscience Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address: martina.seboek@usz.ch.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 May;113:195-197. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.075. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

5:Microvascular Brainstem Ischemia After Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery: A Clinical and Microanatomic Study.
Authors:Hollon TC, Savastano LE, Argersinger DP, Quint DJ, Thompson BG
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Electronic address: tocho@med.umich.edu. Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr;112:e415-e424. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.056. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

6:The Top 50 Most-Cited Articles on Acoustic Neuroma.
Authors:Alfaifi A, AlMutairi O, Allhaidan M, Alsaleh S, Ajlan A
Institution:King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. address: Almutairi.othman@gmail.com. Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia; Neurosurgery Department, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Mar;111:e454-e464. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.12.090. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

7:A Systematic Review of Radiosurgery Versus Surgery for Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Vestibular Schwannomas.
Authors:Chung LK, Nguyen TP, Sheppard JP, Lagman C, Tenn S, Lee P, Kaprealian T, Chin R, Gopen Q, Yang I
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. California, USA. California, USA. California, USA. Angeles, California, USA. Angeles, California, USA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. California, USA; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. Angeles, California, USA. Angeles, California, USA. California, USA; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA; Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. Electronic address: iyang@mednet.ucla.edu.
Journal:World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan;109:47-58. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.08.159. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

8:Expanded transcanal transpromontorial approach to the internal auditory canal: Pilot clinical experience.
Authors:Presutti L, Alicandri-Ciufelli M, Bonali M, Rubini A, Pavesi G, Feletti A, Masotto B, Anschuetz L, Marchioni D
Institution:Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy. Modena, Italy. Modena, Italy. Modena, Italy.
Journal:Laryngoscope. 2017 Nov;127(11):2608-2614. doi: 10.1002/lary.26559. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

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