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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain


Static suspension technique with alloplastic suture material for facial reanimation in facial palsy


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Author Details : Girish Rai, Kavitha P Palled, Nithya Shree

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2018

Article Page : 20-23


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Abstract

Introduction: Facial paralysis is an unsatisfactory pathology to treat, and the results of neural reconstruction are unsatisfactory and over the last few decades several techniques static and dynamics, have been performed to improve facial asymmetry and functionality alter suffering facial paralysis.
Methods: we presenting a case report to evaluate the benefits of a new form of facial suspension, with prolene sutures traction technique. We performed on a patient with partial facial palsy.
Results: six months after surgery, patient have improved facial asymmetry, mastication and speech production which have led to a higher self-esteem and major social interaction.
Conclusions: static facial suspension with prolene sutures is a better alternative to dynamic techniques in patients who don’t want or can’t undergo more complex surgeries.

Keywords: Facial palsy, Facial nerve, Static suspension, Re-animation.

Doi : 10.18231/2455-846X.2018.0007

How to cite : Rai G, Palled K P, Shree N, Static suspension technique with alloplastic suture material for facial reanimation in facial palsy. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2018;4(1):20-23

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