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2014-07-31 23:05:46

The ANS Skull Base Surgery Center offers hope for patients who suffer from brain tumors, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors, skull base meningiomas, trigeminal neuralgia, spinal fluid leaks, and aneurysms. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly...

2014-07-02 23:07:55

Facial paralysis expert Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, director of the Facial Paralysis Institute, announces his new position on the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association, a long-standing non-profit organization. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh has strengthened his commitment to helping those affected by facial paralysis by joining the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association. The non-profit organization is dedicated to providing...

2014-05-30 23:13:15

Dr. Moshel of ANS Discusses the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center and the Future of Brain Tumor Surgery Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly specialized brain surgery that reaches the undersurface of the brain, an area historically considered very delicate...

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...

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...


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