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Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery: Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery involves a craniotomy behind the mastoid bone and an incision posterior to the internal auditory canal to access the skull base and remove an acoustic tumor, which is a benign tumor that affects hearing. The cerebellum must be retracted to access the brain stem.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery:

  • Acoustic tumor/neuroma (benign tumor on eighth cranial nerve leading to ear)

Other Surgical Options: Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

Possible surgical complications of Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis for hearing preservation is good.

Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery: One to four weeks or longer.

Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Suboccipital acoustic tumor surgery) include:

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