volume 246, issue 5, P292-296 1989
DOI: 10.1007/bf00463578
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Abstract: The results and the sequelae are reported from a series of consecutive 400 translabyrinthine removals of acoustic neuromas comprising almost all such tumors in Denmark during a 12-year period from 1976 to 1988. There were two intrameatal, 137 median-sized, 112 large and 149 advanced tumors, the latter having a diameter exceeding 40 mm. The mortality rate in the overall series was 2%. The incidence of cerebrospinal fluid leak occurred in 11%, and persisted for more than 2 weeks in 4%. Facial nerve function was …

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