Intracranial Surgical Repair of the Facial Nerve

  • S. Mingrino
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 7)


Interruption of the facial nerve in the cerebellopontine angle is an inevitable consequence of tumor removal in this area in some cases. This complication can occur with different types of pathology: acoustic neurinoma, facial nerve neurinoma, meningioma and cholesteatoma.


Facial Nerve Tumor Removal Acoustic Neuroma Facial Paralysis Distal Stump 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Mingrino
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  1. 1.Institute of Neurosurgery of the University of PadovaItaly

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