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Comparison of computer tomography and translabyrinthine surgery in the assessment of acoustic neurinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7369643     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a series of 53 acoustic neurinomas removed by translabyrinthine surgery, measurement technique focused on maximum tumor size estimated with computed tomography (CT) compared with maximum size determined at surgery. Fifty-three tumors varying in size and location were evaluated. Ten small tumor not found with initial CT were identified at CT revision. Of the 34% which could not be seen with CT, all but two were less than 15 mm in diameter, indicating a lower limit for CT detection of 15 mm.
Authors:
M Tos; G Gyldensted; J Thomsen; J Lester
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:    1980 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-06-25     Completed Date:  1980-06-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-20     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
False Negative Reactions
False Positive Reactions
Humans
Neuroma, Acoustic / radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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