Treatment of Prolonged Facial Paralysis With Temporalis Myoplasty and Electrical Stimulation


Narin S., Barutcu A.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, vol.28, no.4, pp.513-519, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.513-519
  • Keywords: Prolonged Facial Paralysis, Temporal muscle transfer, Electrical Stimulation, Short form-36 (SF-36), EMG, MUSCLES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: The study goal was to determine whether electrical stimulation (ES) with subthreshold, continuous, low-frequency impulses is a viable clinical method for improving functional recovery after aplication of temporalis muscle transfer technique operation.