Acoustic Neuroma
March 2021 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, Inc.

1:Current Management of Large Vestibular Schwannomas for NF2 Patients in a National Reference Center.
Authors:Comes PC, Peyre M, Sanson M, Sterkers O, Bernardeschi D, Kalamarides M
Institution:Neurosurgical Department, Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France.
Journal:Laryngoscope. 2021 Jan;131(1):E98-E107. doi: 10.1002/lary.28998. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

2:Beyond the ABCs: Hearing Loss and Quality of Life in Vestibular Schwannoma.
Authors:Peris-Celda M, Graffeo CS, Perry A, Kleinstern G, Kerezoudis P, Driscoll CLW, Carlson ML, Link MJ
Institution:Department of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY; Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Department Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Electronic address:
Journal:Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Nov;95(11):2420-2428. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.03.033.

3:Regional variation in vestibular schwannoma management and patient support group participation across the United States.
Authors:Marinelli JP, Spear SA, Hahs-Vaughn DL, Macielak RJ, Link MJ, Nye C, Carlson ML
Institution:Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States of America; Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States of America. Electronic address:
Journal:Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Nov-Dec;41(6):102731. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102731. Epub 2020 Sep 16.

4:Predicting Functional Outcomes and Length of Stay Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection.
Authors:Moshtaghi O, Saliba J, Gupta M, Mehranpour P, Tawfik KO, Ren Y, Schwartz MS, Friedman RA
Institution:Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Journal:Laryngoscope. 2021 Mar;131(3):644-648. doi: 10.1002/lary.28910. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

5:Management and Outcomes of Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma: A Longitudinal Study Over 12 Years.
Authors:Jia H, Sterkers O, Pavillon-Maisonnier C, Smail M, Nguyen Y, Wu H, Kalamarides M, Lahlou G
Institution:APHP, Groupe Hospitalo-Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Otorhinolaryngology Department, Unit of Otology, Auditory Implants and Skull Base Surgery, Sorbonne Universite, Paris, France.
Journal:Laryngoscope. 2021 Mar;131(3):E970-E976. doi: 10.1002/lary.28888. Epub 2020 Jul 25.

6:National Trends in Surgical Resection of Vestibular Schwannomas.
Authors:Ren Y, Sethi RKV, Stankovic KM
Institution:Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Journal:Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Dec;163(6):1244-1249. doi: 10.1177/0194599820932148. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

7:Occupational Noise Exposure and Vestibular Schwannoma: A Case-Control Study in Sweden.
Authors:Aarhus L, Kjærheim K, Heikkinen S, Martinsen JI, Pukkala E, Selander J, Sjöström M, Skare Ø, Straif K, Mehlum IS
Journal:Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Nov 2;189(11):1342-1347. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwaa091.

8:Metachronous Bilateral Vestibular Schwannomas.
Authors:Elsayed M, Hochet B, Torres R, Sterkers O, Nguyen Y, Lahlou G, Kalamarides M
Institution:Sorbonne University, Paris, France.
Journal:Laryngoscope. 2021 Jan;131(1):E250-E254. doi: 10.1002/lary.28571. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

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