Facial nerve monitoring in chronic ear surgery: US practice patterns.

@article{Greenberg2002FacialNM,
  title={Facial nerve monitoring in chronic ear surgery: US practice patterns.},
  author={Jayson S Greenberg and Spiros Manolidis and Michael G Stewart and Jeffrey B Kahn},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={108-14}
}
OBJECTIVE The use of intraoperative facial nerve monitoring (IOFNM) improves facial nerve outcomes in acoustic neuroma surgery, but the role of IOFNM in chronic ear surgery (CES) is poorly defined. This study was performed to identify IOFNM practice patterns in the United States for CES. METHODS A 10-item survey was mailed to a random sample of 500 active… CONTINUE READING