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January 1932

THE OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF FACIAL PALSY: BY THE INTRODUCTION OF NERVE GRAFTS INTO THE FALLOPIAN CANAL AND BY OTHER INTRATEMPORAL METHODS

Author Affiliations

LONDON, ENGLAND; NEW YORK

Arch Otolaryngol. 1932;15(1):1-70. doi:10.1001/archotol.1932.03570030008001
Abstract

The History of the Operation of Nerve Anastomosis

The Early History of the Operative Treatment for Facial Palsy

  1. 1. The Hypoglossal Nerve

  2. 2. The Descendens Noni Nerve

  3. 3. The Glossopharyngeal Nerve

Stages in Recovery from Facial Palsy and the Reassumption of Control of the Facial Muscles by the Nerve Cells of the Rolandic Cortex

  1. A. Experiments Since the Great War

  2. B. Experiments Carried Out at Laurelwood Since July, 1930:

  1. 1. Anastomosis Experiments

  2. 2. Division of the Nerve in the Fallopian Canal; Decompression

  3. 3. The Introduction of Nerve Grafts into the Fallopian Canal

  1. 1. Decompression of the Facial Nerve

  2. 2. Direct Suture or Apposition of the Ends of the Divided Nerve Without Displacement from the Canal

  3. 3. Displacement of the Nerve from the Canal; Removal of Damaged Portion and Suture

Comments and Conclusions:

The Operation of Choice: The Introduction of

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