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February 1969

Techniques of Acoustic Neuroma Surgery: Selection of Approach

Author Affiliations

Syracuse, NY, Moderator; Madrid; Chicago; Hinsdale, Ill; Los Angeles; Los Angeles; Cincinnati; Boston

Arch Otolaryngol. 1969;89(2):326-333. doi:10.1001/archotol.1969.00770020328019

Wesley H. Bradley, MD, Syracuse, NY, Moderator: Many people have extended to me their expressions of sympathy this week for the position I am now in. They have suggested that I may well be caught in serious crossfire between the neurological surgeons and the otological surgeons on this panel. I would like to think not. As I look at the panel, I see not four neurosurgeons surrounding the three otologists, but rather seven physicians with a keen interest in the problems related to acoustic neuroma, seven physicians desirous of taking the fullest advantage of the complete fund of knowledge and the techniques which are available to provide the fullest service to patients afflicted with these tumors. It is with this attitude that I approach the panel, and it is with this attitude that I hope some of you who may eventually become interested in this work will approach this type

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