Erratum. Predicting hearing outcomes before primary radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas

Hideyuki Kano MD, PhD
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  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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TO THE READERSHIP: Two errors appeared in the article by Johnson et al. (Johnson S, Kano H, Faramand A, et al: Predicting hearing outcomes before primary radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg [epub ahead of print September 6, 2019; DOI: 10.3171/2019.5.JNS182765]).

In the lower part of Fig. 3, the heading “No. at Risk” was moved to the right. The corrected figure is shown here.

FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

Kaplan-Meier plot presenting serviceable hearing preservation rates based on the 5 scores generated from the PHPS system.

In Table 2, the percentages for the first line (“Entire series”) were incorrect. The corrected table is shown here.

TABLE 2.

Serviceable hearing (GR grade 1–2) preservation rates

3-Yr HPR5-Yr HPR10-Yr HPR
Entire series78%69%52%
Age <45 yrs89%86%78%
Age 45–59 yrs78%68%53%
Age ≥60 yrs67%54%18%
GR grade 184%76%76%
GR grade 260%48%31%
Tumor vol <1.2 cm383%73%56%
Tumor vol ≥1.2 cm360%48%31%

HPR = hearing preservation rate.

The article has been corrected online as of October 18, 2019.

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INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online October 18, 2019; DOI: 10.3171/2019.9.JNS182765a.

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    Kaplan-Meier plot presenting serviceable hearing preservation rates based on the 5 scores generated from the PHPS system.

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