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Habilitation of facial nerve dysfunction after resection of a vestibular schwannoma. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2012 Apr;45(2):513-30, xi

Date

04/10/2012

Pubmed ID

22483830

DOI

10.1016/j.otc.2011.12.015

Abstract

Facial nerve dysfunction after resection of a vestibular schwannoma is one of the most common indications for facial nerve habilitation. This article presents an overview of common and emerging management options for facial habilitation following resection of a vestibular schwannoma. Immediate and delayed nerve repair options, as well as adjunctive surgical, medical, and physical therapies for facial nerve dysfunction, are discussed. Two algorithms are provided as guides for the assessment and treatment of facial nerve paralysis after resection of vestibular schwannoma.

Author List

Rudman KL, Rhee JS

Author

John S. Rhee MD Chair, Professor in the Otolaryngology department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Combined Modality Therapy
Electromyography
Facial Paralysis
Female
Humans
Male
Nerve Regeneration
Neuroma, Acoustic
Neurosurgical Procedures
Otologic Surgical Procedures
Physical Therapy Modalities
Postoperative Complications
Radiosurgery
Recovery of Function
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
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