Otol Neurotol 2015 Mar;36(3):498-502
*Department of Otolaryngology, Agamenon Magalhães Hospital, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil; †Department of Otolaryngology and Skull Base Surgery, and ‡Department of Neurosurgery, Pellegrin University Hospital, University Bordeaux Segalen, Bordeaux, France.
Aim Of The Study: To evaluate the results of facial nerve (FN) grafting using great auricular cable graft and fibrin glue without suturing to palliate FN disruption after removal of large cerebellopontine angle (CPA) vestibular schwannoma (VS) or facial nerve schwannoma (FNS). To assess whether tumor size and origin influenced the results.
Study Design And Setting: Retrospective review of all patients having undergone removal of FNS/VS and needing intraoperative FN repair between 2001 and 2011. Read More