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Table 1 Characteristics in 657 patients with intracranial giant vestibular schwannomas (n = 657)

From: Functional outcome and complications after the microsurgical removal of giant vestibular schwannomas via the retrosigmoid approach: a retrospective review of 16-year experience in a single hospital

Characteristics
Age, year  
 Range 12–80
 Average 46.8
Sex, N (%)  
 Female 289 (44.0%)
 Male 368 (56.0%)
Extent of resection, N (%)  
 Partial resection 2 (0.3%)
 Near-total resection 99 (15.1%)
 Gross total resection 556 (84.6%)
Managements during surgery  
 Electrophysiological monitoring, N (%) 538 (81.9%)
 External ventricular drainage, N (%) 15 (2.3%)
 1/3 lateral cerebellum resection, N (%) 17 (2.6%)
 Follow-up range, month 6–191
 Average, month 59.6
 Availability, N (%) 566 (86.1%)