How Deleterious Is Facial Nerve Dissection for the Facial Nerve in Parotid Surgery: An Electrophysiological Evaluation


Eren S. B. , Dogan R. , Ozturan O. , Veyseller B., HAFIZ A. M.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.28, no.1, pp.56-60, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000003186
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-60

Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to investigate subclinical electrophysiological deleterious effect due to microtrauma to the nerve in response to the dissection of a tumor and parotid tissue from the facial nerve and its branches and surgical traction experienced during the operation.