129(2) CME – Facial Palsy and Reconstruction –Video 2 – Muscle Transplant
This Video demonstrates second stage gracilis muscle transplantation and coaptation to a cross face nerve graft. 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