PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of skullbasesurgInstructions for AuthorsSubscribe to Skull BaseAbout Skull BaseEditorial BoardThieme Medical PublishingSkull Base An Interdisciplinary Approach ...
 
Skull base surgery. 1992 July; 2(3): 150–154.
PMCID: PMC1656369

False-Positive Computed Tomographic Findings in a Series of 525 Patients with Acoustic Neuromas

Abstract

In our series of 525 patients operated on for acoustic neuroma, there were three false-positive computed tomography findings resulting in unnecessary surgery. The histories and results of laboratory investigations and surgery are presented. Discussion of the outcome had gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging been performed is presented.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (1.6M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Tos M, Gyldensted G, Thomsen J, Lester J. Comparison of computer tomography and translabyrinthine surgery in the assessment of acoustic neurinoma. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1980 Mar-Apr;89(2 Pt 1):117–120. [PubMed]
  • Anderson R, Olson J, Dowart R, Merkle M, Schaefer S. Ct air-contrast scanning of the internal auditory canal. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1982 Sep-Oct;91(5 Pt 1):501–505. [PubMed]
  • Cooper PW. Positive contrast cisternography: analysis of 1) false negative studies, 2) false positive diagnoses of acoustic neuroma. J Otolaryngol. 1981 Jun;10(3):199–209. [PubMed]
  • Kingsley DP, Brooks GB, Leung AW, Johnson MA. Acoustic neuromas: evaluation by magnetic resonance imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1985 Jan-Feb;6(1):1–5. [PubMed]
  • House JW, Waluch V, Jackler RK. Magnetic resonance imaging in acoustic neuroma diagnosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1986 Jan-Feb;95(1 Pt 1):16–20. [PubMed]
  • Charabi S, Hindmarsh T, Kylén P. Vaerdi af magnetisk resonansskanning ved diagnostik af små acusticusneurinomer. Ugeskr Laeger. 1990 Dec 17;152(51):3867–3869. [PubMed]

Articles from Skull Base Surgery are provided here courtesy of Thieme Medical Publishers