The surgical management and prognosis of iatrogenic peripheral facial nerve injury after middle ear surgery

Weiju Han, Weidong Shen, Shiming Yang, Pu Dai, Jun Liu & Dongyi Han
Objective: To discuss the causes, sites and curative effects of accidental facial nerve paralysis in the middle ear surgery. Method Forty two cases with facial nerve paralysis after middle ear surgery were analyzed. The facial nerve function was assessed according to House- Brackmann (HB) Grade. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]