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Title: Incidence of acoustic neuroma in Malta
Authors: Grech, Ryan
Muscat, Kenneth
Attard, Joseph
Keywords: Acoustic neuroma -- Malta
Acoustic nerve -- Tumors -- Malta
Acoustic neuroma -- Reporting
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: University of Malta. Medical School
Citation: Grech, R., Muscat, K., & Attard, J. (2018). Incidence of acoustic neuroma in Malta. Malta Medical School Gazette, 2(1), 46-48.
Abstract: Objective: Establishing the incidence of acoustic neuroma in Malta over the last 17 years. Methods: A retrospective study whereby records of patients referred for treatment abroad were reviewed along with the Magnetic Resosnance Images of the Internal Auditory Meatus (MRIAMs) performed from 2009 until 2016. All new cases of acoustic neuroma were included in the study. Results: 76 new cases of acoustic neuroma were discovered over the 17 years, resulting in an incidence of 1.1 per 100000. Conclusion: This is the first study trying to establish the incidence and epidemiology of acoustic neuroma in Malta.
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