Hypoglossal-facial-jump-anastomosis without an interposition nerve graft.

  title={Hypoglossal-facial-jump-anastomosis without an interposition nerve graft.},
  author={Dirk Beutner and Jan Christoffer Luers and Maria Grosheva},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={123 10},
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The hypoglossal-facial-anastomosis is the most often applied procedure for the reanimation of a long lasting peripheral facial nerve paralysis. The use of an interposition graft and its end-to-side anastomosis to the hypoglossal nerve allows the preservation of the tongue function and also requires two anastomosis sites and a free second donor nerve. We describe the modified technique of the hypoglossal-facial-jump-anastomosis without an interposition and present the first… CONTINUE READING


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