Combined protocol for treatment of secondary effects from facial nerve palsy.

@article{Monini2011CombinedPF,
  title={Combined protocol for treatment of secondary effects from facial nerve palsy.},
  author={Simonetta Monini and Andrea De Carlo and Michela Biagini and Antonella Buffoni and Luigi Volpini and Antonio Ivan Lazzarino and M. Rossell{\'o} Barbar{\'a}},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={131 8},
  pages={882-6}
}
CONCLUSION Rehabilitation was significantly efficient in both groups of patients with synkinesis, especially in those in whom treatment with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) preceded physical rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of preventive treatment with BTX-A on synkinesis when physical rehabilitation is planned. METHODS Twenty patients, who recovered from facial palsy with final House-Brackmann (HB) grade II and III, were randomized to assess the efficacy of preventive… CONTINUE READING
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