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Table 2 The effect comparison of tradition and multidisciplinary cooperation group (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

Group NO. GTR (%) FN preservation FN function 2 weeks after surgery (%)
(%) H-B I or II H-B II H-B IV–VI
Tradition 503 402 (79.9) 438 (87.1) 132 (26.2) 271 (53.9) 100 (19.9)
MDC 154 154 (100.0) 151 (98.1) 84 (54.5) 37 (24.0) 33 (21.4)
Total 657 556 (84.6) 589 (89.6) 216 (32.9) 308 (46.9) 133 (20.2)
  1. Abbreviations: MDC multidisciplinary cooperation group, FN facial nerve, GTR gross total resection