Otoneurosurgery

Otoneurosurgery

(Neuroma, dizziness, facial paralysis)

Otoneurosurgery includes surgery of the sensorineural structures of the ear and of the cerebellopontine angle, or acoustic-facial bundle surgery that is:

  • The surgery of vertigo (vestibular neurectomy);
  • The surgery of facial paralysis (decompression, graft);
  • The surgery of tumors of the auditory nerve in the internal auditory canal and in the cerebellopontine angle (acoustic neuroma)
  • Auditory brainstem implants

Otoneuro-surgeries are performed by an otoacoustic neurosurgical team (neurosurgeon + otologist) with cranial nerves monitoring systems and radiological neuro-navigation