A rare case of gamma knife-induced smoking cessation in a patient with a vestibular schwannoma

Rohan Ramakrishna, Robert C. Rostomily, Jason Rockhill

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Abstract

Objective. We report a rare case of a patient with a vestibular schwanomma who underwent gamma knife irradiation and subsequently lost unilateral taste sensation. As a result, the patient ceased smoking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-252
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013

Keywords

  • Acoustic
  • Gamma knife
  • Nervus intermedius
  • Neuroma
  • Radiosurgery
  • Schwannoma
  • Taste
  • Vestibular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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