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December 1977

Facial Nerve Surgery

Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(12):747. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780290083029

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This book represents the proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Facial Nerve Surgery, which was held Aug 9-12, 1976 in Zurich, Switzerland. The symposium was organized by Dr Ugo Fisch, who has edited the proceedings. The contributors to the symposium included otorhinolaryngologists, physiologists, neurologists, pathologists, biochemists, neurosurgeons, and plastic surgeons. The book contains not only the formal presentations of the participants in the symposium program, but also the edited discussions of the papers, including the discussions of the various panels that were organized to highlight the important features of the categorical areas.

The book is arranged according to sections on surgical anatomy, physiology and pathology of the facial nerve, electrical tests of facial nerve function, rehabilitation of the face by eighth nerve substitution, new concepts in rehabilitation of the longstanding facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, intratemporal facial palsy due to infection, peripheral facial palsy due to intratemporal tumors, peripheral facial

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