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Acoustic neuroma surgery - any lingering auditory effects?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Depending on size of the tumour, presurgery hearing levels, including several parameters--the decision to do hearing preservation surgery--the skill of the surgeon -success rate between 40-80% has been studied.

In brief: Yes

Depending on size of the tumour, presurgery hearing levels, including several parameters--the decision to do hearing preservation surgery--the skill of the surgeon -success rate between 40-80% has been studied.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Rodney Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The hearing loss that you have at the time of surgery, you never get back.
In addition, the majority of the time, acoustic neuromas are so large that surgery cannot be performed that can preserve hearing. However, small tumors have the potential to be removed with preservation of current hearing levels.

In brief: Yes

The hearing loss that you have at the time of surgery, you never get back.
In addition, the majority of the time, acoustic neuromas are so large that surgery cannot be performed that can preserve hearing. However, small tumors have the potential to be removed with preservation of current hearing levels.
Dr. Rodney Diaz
Dr. Rodney Diaz
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