Laryngorhinootologie 2017 Dec 3;96(12):844-849. Epub 2017 May 3.
HNO-Klinik und Fazialis-Nerv-Zentrum, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Jena.
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Otol Neurotol 2004 Nov;25(6):1020-6
Department of Surgical Sciences, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
Objective: To assess the agreement between the Sunnybrook facial nerve grading system and the House-Brackmann and Yanagihara systems.
Study Design: Prospective clinical facial nerve grading.
Setting: Tertiary referral center. Read More
Plast Reconstr Surg 1999 Dec;104(7):2032-9
Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Vienna, Austria.
The results of neuromuscular reconstructions of the paralyzed face are difficult to assess. Very sophisticated methods are necessary to measure the motor deficits of facial paralysis or the functional recovery in the face. The aim of this development was a relatively simple system for data acquisition, which is easy to handle and which makes it relatively cheap to delegate data acquisition to centers all over the world, which will not be able to derive a data analysis on their own, but will send their data to a center with specialized equipment. Read More
Auris Nasus Larynx 2015 Aug 2;42(4):275-83. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Medical School, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-0001, Japan.
Objective: The prognosis for facial nerve palsy (FNP) depends on its severity. Currently, many clinicians use the Yanagihara, House-Brackmann, and/or Sunnybrook grading systems to assess FNP. Although these assessments are performed by experts, inter- and intra-observer disagreements have been demonstrated. Read More
Clin Otolaryngol 2011 Aug;36(4):313-9
Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head-Neck Surgery, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.
Objective: To compare the results using a new computerised objective method of assessing the degree of facial palsy with the results obtained using traditional clinical methods.
Design: Prospective computerised pixel change analysis and clinical evaluation of videos.
Setting: Tertiary referral centre. Read More