mario_sanna

Prof. Mario Sanna is the Founder & Director of the Gruppo Otologico (Piacenza-Rome, Italy), an internationally acclaimed center for otology, hearing implantology and skull base surgeries.

Prof. Sanna is a master in his field known across the world for his pioneering work in Otology and Skull Base Surgery. He is the Founder member of the European Skull Base Society and the Italian Skull Base Society and an honorary member of the French and Spanish Otolaryngological Societies.

Prof. Sanna has authored 15 books and over 375 articles in peer reviewed journals. His illustrated text books are extremely popular and some of them have won international awards. He has been an invited faculty in over 400 conferences and academic meetings. Over 200 fellows and 1000 observers have been trained at the Gruppo Otologico. Prof. Sanna has contributed tremendously to the knowledge of Otology & Skull Base Surgery and is considered by his peers to be one of the pioneers of modern Skull Base Surgery.


1: Chen Z, Prasad SC, Di Lella F, Medina M, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Russo A, Yin S, Sanna M. The behavior of residual tumors and facial nerve outcomes after incomplete excision of vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg. 2014 Jun;120(6):1278-87. doi: 10.3171/2014.2.JNS131497. Epub 2014 Apr 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 24724851.

2: Bacciu A, Di Lella F, Ventura E, Pasanisi E, Russo A, Sanna M. Lipomas of the internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Jan;123(1):58-64. doi: 10.1177/0003489414521384. PubMed PMID: 24574425.

3: Husseini ST, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Almutair T, Sequino G, Sanna M. Salvage surgery of vestibular schwannoma after failed radiotherapy: the Gruppo Otologico experience and review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 Mar-Apr;34(2):107-14. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2012.09.012. Epub 2012 Nov 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 23177377.

4: Ahmad RA, Sivalingam S, Topsakal V, Russo A, Taibah A, Sanna M. Rate of recurrent vestibular schwannoma after total removal via different surgical approaches. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Mar;121(3):156-61. PubMed PMID: 22530474.

5: Ben Ammar M, Piccirillo E, Topsakal V, Taibah A, Sanna M. Surgical results and technical refinements in translabyrinthine excision of vestibular schwannomas: the Gruppo Otologico experience. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jun;70(6):1481-91; discussion 1491. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31824c010f. PubMed PMID: 22270232.

6: Sanna M, Di Lella F, Guida M, Merkus P. Auditory brainstem implants in NF2 patients: results and review of the literature. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Feb;33(2):154-64. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318241bc71. PubMed PMID: 22246383.

7: Angeli RD, Ben Ammar M, Sanna M. Perioperative complications after translabyrinthine removal of large or giant vestibular schwannoma: outcomes for 123 patients. Acta Otolaryngol. 2011 Nov;131(11):1237-8. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2011.596161. Epub 2011 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 21728749.

8: Falcioni M, Fois P, Taibah A, Sanna M. Facial nerve function after vestibular schwannoma surgery. J Neurosurg. 2011 Oct;115(4):820-6. doi: 10.3171/2011.5.JNS101597. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 21682562.

9: Nuseir A, Sequino G, De Donato G, Taibah A, Sanna M. Surgical management of vestibular schwannoma in elderly patients. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Jan;269(1):17-23. doi: 10.1007/s00405-011-1566-2. Epub 2011 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 21431956.

10: Angeli RD, Piccirillo E, Di Trapani G, Sequino G, Taibah A, Sanna M. Enlarged translabyrinthine approach with transapical extension in the management of giant vestibular schwannomas: personal experience and review of literature. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Jan;32(1):125-31. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181ff7562. Review. PubMed PMID: 21131891.

11: Merkus P, Taibah A, Sequino G, Sanna M. Less than 1% cerebrospinal fluid leakage in 1,803 translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma surgery cases. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Feb;31(2):276-83. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181cc06ad. Review. PubMed PMID: 20042905.

12: Piccirillo E, Wiet MR, Flanagan S, Dispenza F, Giannuzzi A, Mancini F, Sanna M. Cystic vestibular schwannoma: classification, management, and facial nerve outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2009 Sep;30(6):826-34. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181b04e18. PubMed PMID: 19704364.

13: Khrais T, Romano G, Sanna M. Nerve origin of vestibular schwannoma: a prospective study. J Laryngol Otol. 2008 Feb;122(2):128-31. Epub 2007 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 18039415.

14: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Pasanisi E, Taibah A, Piazza P. Posterior petrous face meningiomas: an algorithm for surgical management. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Oct;28(7):942-50. PubMed PMID: 17721411.

15: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Piazza P. Surgical management of jugular foramen meningiomas: a series of 13 cases and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2007 Oct;117(10):1710-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 17690614.

16: Bacciu A, Piazza P, Di Lella F, Sanna M. Intracanalicular meningioma: clinical features, radiologic findings, and surgical management. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Apr;28(3):391-9. PubMed PMID: 17287658.

17: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Taibah A. Surgical management of jugular foramen schwannomas with hearing and facial nerve function preservation: a series of 23 cases and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2006 Dec;116(12):2191-204. Review. PubMed PMID: 17146395.

18: Tong MC, Lam JM, Hu BH, Sanna M. [Clinical experience in 36 cases of using of the extended translabyrinthine technique for the treatment of large acoustic neuromas]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2005 Sep;40(9):705-7. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 16335411.

19: Sanna M, Agarwal M, Mancini F, Taibah A. Transapical extension in difficult cerebellopontine angle tumors. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Aug;113(8):676-82. PubMed PMID: 15330151.

20: Khrais TH, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Agarwal M, Sanna M. Cerebrospinal fluid leak prevention after translabyrinthine removal of vestibular schwannoma. Laryngoscope. 2004 Jun;114(6):1015-20. PubMed PMID: 15179205.

21: Sanna M, Taibah A, Russo A, Falcioni M, Agarwal M. Perioperative complications in acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2004 May;25(3):379-86. PubMed PMID: 15129121.

22: Sanna M, Russo A, Taibah A, Falcioni M, Agarwal M. Enlarged translabyrinthine approach for the management of large and giant acoustic neuromas: a report of 175 consecutive cases. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Apr;113(4):319-28. PubMed PMID: 15112977.

23: Sanna M, Rohit, Skinner LJ, Jain Y. Technique to prevent post-operative CSF leak in the translabyrinthine excision of vestibular schwannoma. J Laryngol Otol. 2003 Dec;117(12):965-8. PubMed PMID: 14738606.

24: Sanna M, Agarwal M, Jain Y, Russo A, Taibah AK. Transapical extension in difficult cerebellopontine angle tumours: preliminary report. J Laryngol Otol. 2003 Oct;117(10):788-92. Review. PubMed PMID: 14653920.

25: Sanna M, Falcioni M, Taibah A, De Donato G, Russo A, Piccirillo E. Treatment of residual vestibular schwannoma. Otol Neurotol. 2002 Nov;23(6):980-7. PubMed PMID: 12438866.

26: Nakao Y, Piccirillo E, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Russo A, Kobayashi T, Sanna M. Prediction of facial nerve outcome using electromyographic responses in acoustic neuroma surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2002 Jan;23(1):93-5. PubMed PMID: 11773854.

27: Falcioni M, Russo A, Mancini F, Taibah A, Piccioni LO, De Donato G, Caruso A, Sanna M. [Enlarged translabyrinthine approach in large acoustic neurinomas]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2001 Aug;21(4):226-36. Italian. PubMed PMID: 11771344.

28: Sanna M, Taibah A, Falcioni M. Translabyrinthine-transtentorial approach. J Neurosurg. 2001 Jul;95(1):168-70. PubMed PMID: 11453394.

29: Nakao Y, Piccirillo E, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Kobayashi T, Sanna M. Electromyographic evaluation of facial nerve damage in acoustic neuroma surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2001 Jul;22(4):554-7. PubMed PMID: 11449116.

30: Sanna M, Saleh E, Russo A, Falcioni M. Identification of the facial nerve in the translabyrinthine approach: an alternative technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Jan;124(1):105-6. PubMed PMID: 11228463.

31: Falcioni M, Piccioni LO, Taibah A, De Donato G, Russo A, Piccirillo E, Sanna M. [Treatment of residual acoustic neurinomas]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2000 Jun;20(3):151-8. Italian. PubMed PMID: 11139872.

32: Falcioni M, Mulder JJ, Taibah A, De Donato G, Sanna M. No cerebrospinal fluid leaks in translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma removal: reappraisal of 200 consecutive patients. Am J Otol. 1999 Sep;20(5):660-6. PubMed PMID: 10503591.

33: Sanna M, Falcioni M, De Donato G, Taibah A, Russo A, Mancini F, Caruso A, Piccirillo E. [Facial nerve identification in the translabyrinthine approach: an alternative method]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1999 Feb;19(1):1-5. Review. Italian. PubMed PMID: 10418185.

34: Falcioni M, Taibah A, De Donato G, Russo A, Sanna M. [Cerebrospinal fluid leak after translabyrinthine approach in acoustic neuroma excision]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 1998 Apr;18(2):63-9. Italian. PubMed PMID: 9844214.

35: Kobayashi T, Aslan A, Chiba T, Takasaka T, Sanna M. Measurement of endocochlear DC potentials in ears with acoustic neuromas: a preliminary report. Acta Otolaryngol. 1996 Nov;116(6):791-5. PubMed PMID: 8973708.

36: Celikkanat SM, Saleh E, Khashaba A, Taibah A, Russo A, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. Cerebrospinal fluid leak after translabyrinthine acoustic neuroma surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Jun;112(6):654-8. PubMed PMID: 7777347.

37: Naguib MB, Saleh E, Cokkeser Y, Aristegui M, Landolfi M, Taibah AK, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. The enlarged translabyrinthine approach for removal of large vestibular schwannomas. J Laryngol Otol. 1994 Jul;108(7):545-50. PubMed PMID: 7930886.

38: Saleh EA, Aristegui M, Taibah AK, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. Management of the high jugular bulb in the translabyrinthine approach. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1994 Apr;110(4):397-9. PubMed PMID: 8170683.

39: Saleh EA, Taibah AK, Achilli V, Aristegui M, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. Posterior fossa meningioma: surgical strategy. Skull Base Surg. 1994;4(4):202-12. PubMed PMID: 17171173; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1661815.

40: Ylikoski J, Palva T, Sanna M. Dizziness after head trauma: clinical and morphologic findings. Am J Otol. 1982 Apr;3(4):343-52. PubMed PMID: 7081411.


1: Prasad SC, Sanna M. Reply to comments on: Is endoscopic ear surgery an alternative to the modified Bondy technique for limited epitympanic cholesteatoma? Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27052548.

2: Prasad SC, Giannuzzi A, Nahleh EA, Donato G, Russo A, Sanna M. Is endoscopic ear surgery an alternative to the modified Bondy technique for limited epitympanic cholesteatoma? Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26742905.

3: Polo R, Medina MD, Arístegui M, Lassaletta L, Gutierrez A, Aránguez G, Prasad SC, Alonso A, Gavilán J, Sanna M. Subtotal Petrosectomy for Cochlear Implantation: Lessons Learned After 110 Cases. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Dec 9. pii: 0003489415620427. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26658067.

4: Bacciu A, Prasad SC, Sist N, Rossi G, Piazza P, Sanna M. Management of the cervico-petrous internal carotid artery in class C tympanojugular paragangliomas. Head Neck. 2015 Nov 28. doi: 10.1002/hed.24284. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26614405.

5: Prasad SC, Mimoune HA, Khardaly M, Piazza P, Russo A, Sanna M. Strategies and long-term outcomes in the surgical management of tympanojugular paragangliomas. Head Neck. 2015 Sep 7. doi: 10.1002/hed.24177. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26343411.

6: Prasad SC, Sanna M. Letter to the Editor Regarding “The Role of Endoscope in Lateral Skull Base Surgery: Fact Versus Fiction”. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Aug;124(8):671-2. doi: 10.1177/0003489415573218. PubMed PMID: 26175525.

7: Medina Mdel M, Piccirillo E, D'orazio F, Bacciu A, Guida M, Sanna M. Cochlear implantation in irradiated tympanojugular paraganglioma. Int J Audiol. 2015;54(12):987-90. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2015.1052105. Epub 2015 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 26068300.

8: Kunimoto Y, Lauda L, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Hasegawa K, Sanna M. Staged resection for vestibular schwannoma. Acta Otolaryngol. 2015 Sep;135(9):895-900. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2015.1040170. Epub 2015 May 8. PubMed PMID: 25956230.

9: Luchetti A, Walsh D, Rodger F, Clark G, Martin T, Irving R, Sanna M, Yao M, Robledo M, Neumann HP, Woodward ER, Latif F, Abbs S, Martin H, Maher ER. Profiling of somatic mutations in phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma by targeted next generation sequencing analysis. Int J Endocrinol. 2015;2015:138573. doi: 10.1155/2015/138573. Epub 2015 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 25883647; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4390106.

10: Patnaik U, Prasad SC, Medina M, Al-Qahtani M, D'Orazio F, Falcioni M, Piccirillo E, Russo A, Sanna M. Long term surgical and hearing outcomes in the management of tympanomastoid paragangliomas. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 May-Jun;36(3):382-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2015.01.006. Epub 2015 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 25697086.

11: Lassaletta L, Aristegui M, Medina M, Aranguez G, Pérez-Mora RM, Falcioni M, Gavilán J, Piazza P, Sanna M. Ipsilateral cochlear implantation in patients with sporadic vestibular schwannoma in the only or best hearing ear and in patients with NF2. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jan;273(1):27-35. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-3450-3. Epub 2014 Dec 24. PubMed PMID: 25537817.

12: Patnaik U, Prasad SC, Tutar H, Giannuzzi AL, Russo A, Sanna M. The long-term outcomes of wait-and-scan and the role of radiotherapy in the management of vestibular schwannomas. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Apr;36(4):638-46. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000657. PubMed PMID: 25415463.

13: Medina M, Prasad SC, Patnaik U, Lauda L, Di Lella F, De Donato G, Russo A, Sanna M. The effects of tympanomastoid paragangliomas on hearing and the audiological outcomes after surgery over a long-term follow-up. Audiol Neurootol. 2014;19(5):342-50. doi: 10.1159/000362617. Epub 2014 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 25377482.

14: Prasad SC, Piccirillo E, Chovanec M, La Melia C, De Donato G, Sanna M. Lateral skull base approaches in the management of benign parapharyngeal space tumors. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2015 Jun;42(3):189-98. doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2014.09.002. Epub 2014 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 25270862.

15: Prasad SC, Mimoune HA, D'Orazio F, Medina M, Bacciu A, Mariani-Costantini R, Piazza P, Sanna M. The role of wait-and-scan and the efficacy of radiotherapy in the treatment of temporal bone paragangliomas. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Jun;35(5):922-31. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000386. PubMed PMID: 24751735.

16: Chen Z, Prasad SC, Di Lella F, Medina M, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Russo A, Yin S, Sanna M. The behavior of residual tumors and facial nerve outcomes after incomplete excision of vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg. 2014 Jun;120(6):1278-87. doi: 10.3171/2014.2.JNS131497. Epub 2014 Apr 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 24724851.

17: Bacciu A, Medina M, Ben Ammar M, D'Orazio F, Di Lella F, Russo A, Magnan J, Sanna M. Intraoperatively diagnosed cerebellopontine angle facial nerve schwannoma: how to deal with it. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Sep;123(9):647-53. doi: 10.1177/0003489414528673. Epub 2014 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 24707015.

18: Prasad SC, D'Orazio F, Medina M, Bacciu A, Sanna M. State of the art in temporal bone malignancies. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Apr;22(2):154-65. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000035. Review. PubMed PMID: 24573123.

19: Bacciu A, Ait Mimoune H, D'Orazio F, Vitullo F, Russo A, Sanna M. Management of facial nerve in surgical treatment of previously untreated fisch class C tympanojugular paragangliomas: long-term results. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2014 Feb;75(1):1-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1349061. Epub 2013 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 24498582; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3912141.

20: Medina M, Di Lella F, Di Trapani G, Prasad SC, Bacciu A, Aristegui M, Russo A, Sanna M. Cochlear implantation versus auditory brainstem implantation in bilateral total deafness after head trauma: personal experience and review of the literature. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Feb;35(2):260-70. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000235. Review. PubMed PMID: 24448286.

21: Tanbouzi Husseini S, Kumar DV, De Donato G, Almutair T, Sanna M. Facial reanimation after facial nerve injury using hypoglossal to facial nerve anastomosis: the gruppo otologico experience. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Dec;65(4):305-8. doi: 10.1007/s12070-011-0468-3. Epub 2012 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 24427588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3851504.

22: Bacciu A, Medina M, Ait Mimoune H, D'Orazio F, Pasanisi E, Peretti G, Sanna M. Lower cranial nerves function after surgical treatment of Fisch Class C and D tympanojugular paragangliomas. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Feb;272(2):311-9. doi: 10.1007/s00405-013-2862-9. Epub 2013 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 24327081.

23: Prasad SC, Piccirillo E, Nuseir A, Sequino G, De Donato G, Paties CT, Sanna M. Giant cell tumors of the skull base: case series and current concepts. Audiol Neurootol. 2014;19(1):12-21. doi: 10.1159/000355701. Epub 2013 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 24280907.

24: Prasad SC, Shin SH, Russo A, Di Trapani G, Sanna M. Current trends in the management of the complications of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Oct;21(5):446-54. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e3283646467. Review. PubMed PMID: 23892792.

25: Bacciu A, Nusier A, Lauda L, Falcioni M, Russo A, Sanna M. Are the current treatment strategies for facial nerve schwannoma appropriate also for complex cases? Audiol Neurootol. 2013;18(3):184-91. doi: 10.1159/000349990. Epub 2013 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 23571854.

26: Bacciu A, Clemente IA, Piccirillo E, Ferrari S, Sanna M. Guidelines for treating temporal bone carcinoma based on long-term outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2013 Jul;34(5):898-907. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318281e0a9. PubMed PMID: 23507994.

27: Husseini ST, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Almutair T, Sequino G, Sanna M. Salvage surgery of vestibular schwannoma after failed radiotherapy: the Gruppo Otologico experience and review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013 Mar-Apr;34(2):107-14. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2012.09.012. Epub 2012 Nov 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 23177377.

28: Lope Ahmad RA, Sivalingam S, Konishi M, De Donato G, Sanna M. Oncologic outcome in surgical management of jugular paraganglioma and factors influencing outcomes. Head Neck. 2013 Apr;35(4):527-34. doi: 10.1002/hed.22987. Epub 2012 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 22544660.

29: Ahmad RA, Sivalingam S, Topsakal V, Russo A, Taibah A, Sanna M. Rate of recurrent vestibular schwannoma after total removal via different surgical approaches. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Mar;121(3):156-61. PubMed PMID: 22530474.

30: Husseini ST, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Paties CT, Almutair T, Sanna M. The Gruppo Otologico experience of endolymphatic sac tumor. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2013 Feb;40(1):25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2012.01.009. Epub 2012 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 22326122.

31: Sanna M, Di Lella F, Guida M, Merkus P. Auditory brainstem implants in NF2 patients: results and review of the literature. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Feb;33(2):154-64. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318241bc71. PubMed PMID: 22246383.

32: Shin SH, Sivalingam S, De Donato G, Falcioni M, Piazza P, Sanna M. Vertebral artery involvement by tympanojugular paragangliomas: management and outcomes with a proposed addition to the fisch classification. Audiol Neurootol. 2012;17(2):92-104. doi: 10.1159/000330724. Epub 2011 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 21849774.

33: Odat HA, Piccirillo E, Sequino G, Taibah A, Sanna M. Management strategy of vestibular schwannoma in neurofibromatosis type 2. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Sep;32(7):1163-70. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182267f17. PubMed PMID: 21817944.

34: Shin SH, Piazza P, De Donato G, Sivalingam S, Lauda L, Vitullo F, Sanna M. Management of vagal paragangliomas including application of internal carotid artery stenting. Audiol Neurootol. 2012;17(1):39-53. doi: 10.1159/000329213. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 21691058.

35: Tanbouzi Husseini S, Piccirillo E, Taibah A, Paties CT, Rizzoli R, Sanna M. Malignancy in vestibular schwannoma after stereotactic radiotherapy: a case report and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2011 May;121(5):923-8. doi: 10.1002/lary.21448. Review. PubMed PMID: 21520103.

36: Hatano M, De Donato G, Falcioni M, Sanna M. Chondroblastoma of the temporal bone. Acta Otolaryngol. 2011 Aug;131(8):890-5. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2011.566579. Epub 2011 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 21504272.

37: Sanna M, Fois P, Russo A, Falcioni M. Management of meningoencephalic herniation of the temporal bone: Personal experience and literature review. Laryngoscope. 2009 Aug;119(8):1579-85. doi: 10.1002/lary.20510. Review. Erratum in: Laryngoscope. 2010 Jan;120(1):217. Paolo, Fois [corrected to Fois, Paolo]. PubMed PMID: 19479744.

38: Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Pasanisi E, Di Lella F, Lauda L, Flanagan S, Sanna M. Intracranial facial nerve grafting after removal of vestibular schwannoma. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009 Mar-Apr;30(2):83-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2008.02.010. Epub 2008 Jul 22. PubMed PMID: 19239948.

39: Piccirillo E, Guida M, Flanagan S, Lauda L, Fois P, Sanna M. CNAP To Predict Functional Cochlear Nerve Preservation in NF-2: Cochlear Implant or Auditory Brainstem Implant. Skull Base. 2008 Jul;18(4):281-7. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1043753. PubMed PMID: 19119343; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2467484.

40: Sanna M, Facharzt AA, Russo A, Lauda L, Pasanisi E, Bacciu A. Modified Bondy's technique: refinements of the surgical technique and long-term results. Otol Neurotol. 2009 Jan;30(1):64-9. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31818edf17. PubMed PMID: 19034202.

41: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Pasanisi E, Piazza P, Fois P, Falcioni M. Chondrosarcomas of the jugular foramen. Laryngoscope. 2008 Oct;118(10):1719-28. doi: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e31817f93bb. PubMed PMID: 18622309.

42: Khrais T, Romano G, Sanna M. Nerve origin of vestibular schwannoma: a prospective study. J Laryngol Otol. 2008 Feb;122(2):128-31. Epub 2007 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 18039415.

43: De Stefano A, Dispenza F, De Donato G, Caruso A, Taibah A, Sanna M. Intratympanic gentamicin: a 1-day protocol treatment for unilateral Meniere's disease. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007 Sep-Oct;28(5):289-93. PubMed PMID: 17826528.

44: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Pasanisi E, Taibah A, Piazza P. Posterior petrous face meningiomas: an algorithm for surgical management. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Oct;28(7):942-50. PubMed PMID: 17721411.

45: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Piazza P. Surgical management of jugular foramen meningiomas: a series of 13 cases and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2007 Oct;117(10):1710-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 17690614.

46: Bacciu A, Piazza P, Di Lella F, Sanna M. Intracanalicular meningioma: clinical features, radiologic findings, and surgical management. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Apr;28(3):391-9. PubMed PMID: 17287658.

47: Sanna M, Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Taibah A. Surgical management of jugular foramen schwannomas with hearing and facial nerve function preservation: a series of 23 cases and review of the literature. Laryngoscope. 2006 Dec;116(12):2191-204. Review. PubMed PMID: 17146395.

48: Khrais T, Sanna M. Hearing preservation surgery in vestibular schwannoma. J Laryngol Otol. 2006 May;120(5):366-70. Epub 2006 Mar 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 16556349.

49: Rohit, Piccirillo E, Jain Y, Augurio A, Sanna M. Preoperative predictive factors for hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Jan;115(1):41-6. PubMed PMID: 16466099.

50: Naguib MB, Cokkeser Y, Sanna M. Management of acoustic neuroma in the only hearing ear. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Feb;262(2):127-30. Epub 2004 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 15747105.

51: Sanna M, Jain Y, De Donato G, Rohit, Lauda L, Taibah A. Management of jugular paragangliomas: the Gruppo Otologico experience. Otol Neurotol. 2004 Sep;25(5):797-804. PubMed PMID: 15354014.

52: Khrais TH, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Agarwal M, Sanna M. Cerebrospinal fluid leak prevention after translabyrinthine removal of vestibular schwannoma. Laryngoscope. 2004 Jun;114(6):1015-20. PubMed PMID: 15179205.

53: Sanna M, Russo A, Taibah A, Falcioni M, Agarwal M. Enlarged translabyrinthine approach for the management of large and giant acoustic neuromas: a report of 175 consecutive cases. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Apr;113(4):319-28. PubMed PMID: 15112977.

54: Sanna M, Jain Y, Falcioni M, Mancini F, Romano G. Facial nerve grafting in the cerebellopontine angle. Laryngoscope. 2004 Apr;114(4):782-5. PubMed PMID: 15064643.

55: Sanna M, Khrais T, Russo A, Piccirillo E, Augurio A. Hearing preservation surgery in vestibular schwannoma: the hidden truth. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Feb;113(2):156-63. PubMed PMID: 14994774.

56: Kanzaki J, Tos M, Sanna M, Moffat DA, Monsell EM, Berliner KI. New and modified reporting systems from the consensus meeting on systems for reporting results in vestibular schwannoma. Otol Neurotol. 2003 Jul;24(4):642-8; discussion 648-9. PubMed PMID: 12851559.

57: Falcioni M, Taibah A, De Donato G, Piccirillo E, Caruso A, Russo A, Sanna M. [Preoperative imaging in chronic otitis surgery]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2002 Feb;22(1):19-27. Italian. PubMed PMID: 12236008.

58: Nakao Y, Piccirillo E, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Russo A, Kobayashi T, Sanna M. Prediction of facial nerve outcome using electromyographic responses in acoustic neuroma surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2002 Jan;23(1):93-5. PubMed PMID: 11773854.

59: Nakao Y, Piccirillo E, Falcioni M, Taibah A, Kobayashi T, Sanna M. Electromyographic evaluation of facial nerve damage in acoustic neuroma surgery. Otol Neurotol. 2001 Jul;22(4):554-7. PubMed PMID: 11449116.

60: Falcioni M, Piccioni LO, Taibah A, De Donato G, Russo A, Piccirillo E, Sanna M. [Treatment of residual acoustic neurinomas]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2000 Jun;20(3):151-8. Italian. PubMed PMID: 11139872.

61: Falcioni M, Mulder JJ, Taibah A, De Donato G, Sanna M. No cerebrospinal fluid leaks in translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma removal: reappraisal of 200 consecutive patients. Am J Otol. 1999 Sep;20(5):660-6. PubMed PMID: 10503591.

62: Aristegui M, Canalis RF, Naguib M, Saleh E, Cokkeser Y, Mancini F, Sanna M. Retrolabyrinthine vestibular nerve section: a current appraisal. Ear Nose Throat J. 1997 Aug;76(8):578-83. PubMed PMID: 9282467.

63: Kobayashi T, Aslan A, Chiba T, Takasaka T, Sanna M. Measurement of endocochlear DC potentials in ears with acoustic neuromas: a preliminary report. Acta Otolaryngol. 1996 Nov;116(6):791-5. PubMed PMID: 8973708.

64: Saleh EA, Aristegui M, Naguib MB, Cokesser Y, Landolfi M, Sanna M. Normal hearing in acoustic neuroma patients: a critical evaluation. Am J Otol. 1996 Jan;17(1):127-32. PubMed PMID: 8694116.

65: Saleh E, Achilli V, Naguib M, Taibah AK, Russo A, Sanna M, Mazzoni A. Facial nerve neuromas: diagnosis and management. Am J Otol. 1995 Jul;16(4):521-6. PubMed PMID: 8588654.

66: Mutlu C, Khashaba A, Saleh E, Karmarkar S, Bhatia S, DeDonato G, Russo A, Sanna M. Surgical treatment of cholesteatoma in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Jul;113(1):56-60. PubMed PMID: 7603723.

67: Khashaba A, De Donato G, Vassallo G, Landolfi M, Russo A, Taibah A, Sanna M. Benign osteoblastoma of the mastoid part of the temporal bone: case report. J Laryngol Otol. 1995 Jun;109(6):565-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 7643005.

68: Naguib MB, Aristegui M, Saleh E, Cokkeser Y, Russo A, Sanna M. Surgical management of epitympanic cholesteatoma with intact ossicular chain: the modified Bondy technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1994 Nov;111(5):545-9. PubMed PMID: 7970789.

69: Saleh EA, Taibah AK, Naguib M, Aristegui M, Vassallo G, Landolfi M, Sanna M. Giant cell tumor of the lateral skull base: a case report. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1994 Sep;111(3 Pt 1):314-8. PubMed PMID: 8084641.

70: Naguib MB, Saleh E, Cokkeser Y, Aristegui M, Landolfi M, Taibah AK, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. The enlarged translabyrinthine approach for removal of large vestibular schwannomas. J Laryngol Otol. 1994 Jul;108(7):545-50. PubMed PMID: 7930886.

71: Saleh EA, Aristegui M, Taibah AK, Mazzoni A, Sanna M. Management of the high jugular bulb in the translabyrinthine approach. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1994 Apr;110(4):397-9. PubMed PMID: 8170683.

72: Saleh E, Naguib M, Russo A, Taibah AK, Sanna M. Vascular malformation of the internal auditory canal. J Laryngol Otol. 1993 Nov;107(11):1039-42. Review. PubMed PMID: 8288977.

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