Yasmine A Ashram

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OBJECTIVE Although enormous attention has been directed to the localization and preservation of the facial nerve in acoustic neuroma surgery, the nervus intermedius has largely been ignored. In this article, we describe a method for intraoperative electrophysiologic identification of the nervus intermedius. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case review. (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the value of using a multichannel facial nerve (FN) monitoring setup in detecting mechanically elicited EMG activity during vestibular schwannoma (VS) surgery. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study was conducted on 42 patients operated for VS removal. The FN was(More)
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