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Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery: Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery involves access to the acoustic tumor through the mastoid and the inner ear, which results in less manipulation of the cerebellum to access the brain stem but which also leads to total deafness.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

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

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

Other Surgical Options: Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

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

Procedure Complications: Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

Possible surgical complications of Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The major disadvantage to this surgery is total deafness; however, the risk facial nerve damage is low.

Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery: Recovery Time

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

Translabyrinthine acoustic tumor surgery: Other Names

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

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