Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of schwannoma.

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Examples

  • Acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, are non-cancerous, slow-growing tumors that form on the main nerve running from the inner ear to the brain.

  • Previous studies that had linked cell phone use to an increased risk for vestibular schwannomas contained flaws, including inaccurate reporting of past cell phone use, the researchers contended.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Pass it on: There is no evidence that long-term cell phone use increases the risk of vestibular schwannomas, according to a new study.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Unfortunately, definitive guidelines for treating vestibular schwannomas are lacking, because of insufficient evidence comparing the outcomes of therapeutic modalities.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Vestibular schwannomas, also called acoustic neuromas, are benign tumors of the vestibulocochlear nerve.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Results VEGF was expressed in 100% of vestibular schwannomas and VEGFR-2 in 32% of tumor vessels on immunohistochemical analysis.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Background Profound hearing loss is a serious complication of neurofibromatosis type 2, a genetic condition associated with bilateral vestibular schwannomas, benign tumors that arise from the eighth cranial nerve.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Ten consecutive patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 and progressive vestibular schwannomas who were not candidates for standard treatment were treated with bevacizumab, an anti-VEGF monoclonal antibody.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • But researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston analyzed tissue samples of NF2-related vestibular schwannomas and found evidence of excess blood vessel development.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "Our study is the first to provide evidence that a drug can shrink vestibular schwannomas … and the first to show that patients 'hearing can be improved."

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