General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: Damir Matic, John Yoo

Facial nerve

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There is no preparation associated with the therapy you selected. However, the list below shows all available preparations.

Patient preparation

In most instances the patient is placed in a supine position with slight neck extension.

Nasal intubation is preferred, to minimize mouth distortion. Long acting paralysis agents are not used.

Intraoperatively, nerve monitoring and nerve stimulators can be used.