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How can acoustic neuromas be treated if radiosurgery doesn't work?

Isaac Yang, MD
Neurosurgery
Radiosurgery doesn't work for every acoustic neuroma. In some cases, open microneurosurgery might be an option. Acoustic neuromas that are bigger than 2.5 centimeters are very amenable to surgery.

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