Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 17:34 EDT

Latest vestibular schwannoma Stories

2014-04-15 23:09:06

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh will host the webinar, ‘Facial Reanimation Options Associated with Acoustic Neuroma’ for ANA members. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills announced today that he will present a webinar for the Acoustic Neuroma Association on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT. The webinar, which is free for Acoustic Neuroma Association members, is titled,...

2014-01-24 13:36:19

Findings described in the February issue of the journal Otology and Neurotology Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus. Motivated by experiments in the...

2013-06-25 23:24:31

Westchester County Hospital Performs Advanced Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Perfexion Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has become the only facility between Manhattan and Syracuse, NY to offer patients advanced head and neck cancer treatment using the latest and most advanced system for stereotactic radiosurgery. The Gamma Knife Perfexion is considered the gold standard for the non-invasive treatment of a variety of cancerous...

2013-04-25 08:35:14

NEW ORLEANS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 81st American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting April 27-May 1 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Elekta (booth #2239) will spotlight the continuing preeminence of Gamma Knife® stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) as the gold standard for treating benign and malignant brain tumors, plus other functional and vascular brain disorders. "As the only radiosurgery device designed and dedicated to the...

2013-02-04 08:26:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a radiation oncology company, announced today that the European CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) has treated the world's first patient with the new CyberKnife® M6(TM) System. With the installation of the new system, the Munich center, in close cooperation with the University Hospital of Munich, is the first to offer cancer patients treatment with the CyberKnife M6 System, the latest generation...

2012-12-03 20:46:20

Johns Hopkins experts are recommending early post-surgical assessment -- preferably within 24 hours -- for trouble chewing and swallowing food, or speaking normally, among patients who have had benign tumors removed from the base of the brain. Such early assessments, they say, may minimize complications associated with the sometimes hazelnut-sized tumors, called vestibular schwannomas. Damage can arise when the tumors themselves press on the nearby cranial nerves -- key to controlling the...

2012-09-19 02:29:20

ISTANBUL, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) - Elekta's most advanced Gamma Knife® platform - became Turkey's fifth Gamma Knife system, beginning clinical operation at Group Florence Nightingale's Comprehensive Cancer Center (Istanbul) on May 25. The Cancer Center's Prof. Dr. Talat Kiris used Perfexion for the first time by treating a 15-year-old Iraqi boy with a partially resected skull base tumor. Gamma Knife radiosurgery is a patient friendly...