Trigeminal Nerve Injuries

Trigeminal Nerve Injuries

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Trigeminal nerve injuries present complex clinical challenges and can be very distressing for patients, resulting in abnormal sensations of the oro-facial region, yet surgeons may lack the knowledge required for optimal patient management based upon the specific nerve injury. This textbook is the first to be devoted to the diagnosis and management of trigeminal nerve injuries. A wide range of topics are covered, including historical perspectives, demographics, etiology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, clinical neurosensory testing, nonsurgical management, and surgical management and principles of microneurosurgery, specifically involving the inferior alveolar and lingual nerves. Algorithms and a glossary are provided that will assist in the clinical management of these complex scenarios. The authors include surgeons with considerable experience and expertise in the field who have previously published on the subject. This book will serve as an ideal clinical reference for surgeons with patients who sustain trigeminal nerve injuries.Vein grafts appear to work almost as well as autogenous nerve grafts in digital nerve repairs that require a graft alt;3 cm in length, but not with TN repairs. ... Ashley WW, Weatherly T, Park TS (2006) Collagen nerve guides for surgical repair of brachial plexus birth injury. ... nerve conduit guide Neurolac for nerve repair in peripheral nerve defects: report on a series of 28 lesions. ... J Appl Polymer Sci 33:2411 Green J (2009) Use of decellularized human nerve grafts for IAN and LN.

Title:Trigeminal Nerve Injuries
Author:Michael Miloro
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-05-14


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