CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · J Neurol Surg B 2019; 80(S 03): S286
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1677856
Skull Base: Operative Videos
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Translabyrinthine Approach for Resection of Vestibular Schwannoma

Yening Feng
1  Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
,
Neil S. Patel
1  Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
,
Jamie J. Van Gompel
1  Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
2  Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
,
Matthew L. Carlson
1  Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
2  Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States
› Author Affiliations
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Publication History

30 May 2018

11 November 2018

Publication Date:
01 March 2019 (online)

  

Abstract

Objectives This video describes the surgical indications, relevant anatomy, and surgical steps of routine translabyrinthine surgery for gross total resection of sporadic vestibular schwannoma.

Design The procedure is presented through a surgical instructional video.

Setting The surgery took place at tertiary skull base referral center.

Parcipant A 47-year-old patient reported with nonserviceable hearing, frequent episodes of vertigo, recurrent severe headache, and a small unilateral right sided vestibular schwannoma.

Results Gross total resection with preservation of facial nerve function was achieved.

Conclusion This instructional video documents the surgical steps and relevant anatomy for translabyrinthine resection of vestibular schwannoma.

The link to the video can be found at: https://youtu.be/CJ2vKMLs7aI.