The facial nerve in the infratemporal approach.

@article{Brackmann1987TheFN,
  title={The facial nerve in the infratemporal approach.},
  author={Derald E. Brackmann},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={15-7}
}
A new method of re-routing the facial nerve in the infratemporal fossa approach is presented. Exposure of the skull base is not compromised and better immediate and long-term facial function is achieved. A consecutive series of 31 cases is discussed. 

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