129(2) CME – Facial Palsy and Reconstruction –Video 3 – Masseter
This Video demonstrates single stage gracilis muscle transplantation for coaptation to the motor nerve to masseter. Facial dissection, commissure suture placement, harvest and inset of the free segmental gracilis transplant are demonstrated. From the “Facial Palsy and Reconstruction” CME, February 2012. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Ron M Zuker, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 129(2):340e-352e, February 2012