Multivectored suture suspension: a minimally invasive technique for reanimation of the paralyzed face.

@article{Alex2004MultivectoredSS,
  title={Multivectored suture suspension: a minimally invasive technique for reanimation of the paralyzed face.},
  author={James C Alex and Davis B. Nguyen},
  journal={Archives of facial plastic surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={197-201}
}
BACKGROUND Despite advanced techniques for reanimation of the lower face, many patients opt for static suspension procedures, which are less invasive and have a relatively short recovery period. However, even static suspension procedures require general anesthesia, overnight hospital stay, and significant soft tissue manipulation. We present a minimally invasive technique, the multivectored suture suspension, which addresses these drawbacks. OBJECTIVES To study the technical feasibility and… CONTINUE READING

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