T Somers

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of vestibular schwannomas: state of the art
    T Somers
    Department of ENT, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    B-ENT 8:235-40. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Ossicular reconstruction: hydroxyapatite bone cement versus incus remodelling: how to manage incudostapedial discontinuity
    Thomas Somers
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Oosterveldlaan 24, Wilrijk, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1095-101. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A Two-stage bipodal screening model for universal neonatal hearing screening
    P J Govaerts
    University Department of Otolaryngology, St. Augustinus Hospital, University of Antwerp, Oosterveldlaan 24, B-2610 Antwerp-Wilrijk, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 22:850-4. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Jugular bulb diverticulum dehiscence towards the vestibular aqueduct in a patient with otosclerosis
    V Van Rompaey
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Skull Base Team, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 126:313-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma
    T Somers
    University Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sint-Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:227-35. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint The LAURA Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program in Antwerp: what have we learnt in 5 years?
    F E Offeciers
    Dept of Otorhinolaryngology, M I St Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 52:105-9. 1998
  7. pmc A second gene for otosclerosis, OTSC2, maps to chromosome 7q34-36
    K Van Den Bogaert
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Am J Hum Genet 68:495-500. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of electrophysiological tests for facial nerve outcome in vestibular schwannoma surgery
    J J S van Dinther
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp Skull Base Centre, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp
    B-ENT 7:115-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Neonatal hearing screening with otoacoustic emissions: an evaluation
    K Daemers
    E.N.T. Department, Sint-Augustinus Medical Institute (U.I.A, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:203-9. 1996
  10. doi request reprint Long-term follow up after bony mastoid and epitympanic obliteration: radiological findings
    J P Vercruysse
    University Department of ENT, Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 124:37-43. 2010

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of vestibular schwannomas: state of the art
    T Somers
    Department of ENT, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    B-ENT 8:235-40. 2012
    ..5 cm with documented growth. This paper will review current treatment modalities and the respective pros and cons. A decisional algorithm as currently adopted by our skull base team is presented at the end of the paper...
  2. doi request reprint Ossicular reconstruction: hydroxyapatite bone cement versus incus remodelling: how to manage incudostapedial discontinuity
    Thomas Somers
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Oosterveldlaan 24, Wilrijk, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1095-101. 2012
    ..This new technique is a valuable alternative to conventional ossiculoplasty and presents the practical advantage of being easier and faster...
  3. ncbi request reprint A Two-stage bipodal screening model for universal neonatal hearing screening
    P J Govaerts
    University Department of Otolaryngology, St. Augustinus Hospital, University of Antwerp, Oosterveldlaan 24, B-2610 Antwerp-Wilrijk, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 22:850-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These figures demonstrate that universal neonatal hearing screening is feasible within the existing health care structure, with unprecedented coverage, sensitivity, and specificity...
  4. doi request reprint Jugular bulb diverticulum dehiscence towards the vestibular aqueduct in a patient with otosclerosis
    V Van Rompaey
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Skull Base Team, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 126:313-5. 2012
    ..To demonstrate the need for computed tomography imaging of the temporal bone before considering revision stapes surgery in patients with recurrent or residual conductive hearing loss...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma
    T Somers
    University Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sint-Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:227-35. 1996
    ..In all the other cases the translabyrinthine route remains the preferred approach...
  6. ncbi request reprint The LAURA Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program in Antwerp: what have we learnt in 5 years?
    F E Offeciers
    Dept of Otorhinolaryngology, M I St Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 52:105-9. 1998
    ..In this paper we describe the rationale for this change, as well as the prerequisites for a successful pediatric cochlear implant program...
  7. pmc A second gene for otosclerosis, OTSC2, maps to chromosome 7q34-36
    K Van Den Bogaert
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Am J Hum Genet 68:495-500. 2001
    ..54. Analysis of key recombinant individuals maps this otosclerosis locus (OTSC2) to a 16-cM interval on chromosome 7q34-36 between markers D7S495 and D7S2426...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of electrophysiological tests for facial nerve outcome in vestibular schwannoma surgery
    J J S van Dinther
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp Skull Base Centre, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Antwerp
    B-ENT 7:115-9. 2011
    ..To assess the prognostic significance of pre-operative electrophysiological tests for facial nerve outcome in vestibular schwannoma surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neonatal hearing screening with otoacoustic emissions: an evaluation
    K Daemers
    E.N.T. Department, Sint-Augustinus Medical Institute (U.I.A, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 50:203-9. 1996
    ..The practical problems of the screening program and especially the importance of a stringent follow-up procedure in case of failure, are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Long-term follow up after bony mastoid and epitympanic obliteration: radiological findings
    J P Vercruysse
    University Department of ENT, Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 124:37-43. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to report long-term follow-up radiological findings after performing a canal wall up bony obliteration technique procedure, in order to detect residual and/or recurrent cholesteatoma...
  11. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the temporal bone
    B De Foer
    Department of Radiology, GZA Hospitals Sint Augustinus, Oosterveldlaan 24, Wilrijk Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuroradiology 52:785-807. 2010
    ..The value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of pathology of the apex of the petrous bone and the cerebellopontine angle is also discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Total auricular repair: bone anchored prosthesis or plastic reconstruction?
    T Somers
    Dept of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Antwerp UIA, Medical Institute Sint Augustinus, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 52:317-27. 1998
    ..With increasing experience the results of the total auricular reconstructions improved significantly and became more predictable. Also the advantages and disadvantages of both (the reconstructive and prosthetic) approaches are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Giant congenital intracranial epidermoid tumor: a case report
    T Somers
    University ENT-Department, Sint-Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp University, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 55:77-81. 2001
    ..All cranial nerve functions were preserved and the 6 month postoperative imaging has remained unchanged over a 2-year long follow-up period. The literature regarding this rare pathology is also reviewed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transient depression of inner ear function after stapedotomy: skeeter versus CO(2) laser technique
    T Somers
    University ENT Department, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:267-72. 2007
    ..Evolution of the bone conduction was compared for the two studied subgroups (laser versus skeeter)...