R R Donato

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The cytokine leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) favors the survival and growth of axons in vitro and in vivo. Fibronectin has been shown to enhance nerve regeneration when added in combination with various growth factors including LIF. The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of LIF plus fibronectin on the regeneration of transected nerve and(More)
A modification of the temporalis muscle transfer for facial animation in facial palsy is described. Seven cases are presented which demonstrate the advantages of the procedure, especially the avoidance of temporal hollowing and the greater power due to less dissection of the muscle belly, a more direct line of pull and the absence of a pulley. In addition,(More)
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