Electrophysiologic facial nerve monitoring during parotidectomy

David W. Eisele, Steven J. Wang, Lisa A. Orloff

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Facial nerve monitoring is an adjunctive method available to a surgeon during parotid surgery to assist with the functional preservation of the facial nerve. This review describes the goals, applications, technique, and benefits of electrophysiologic facial nerve monitoring during parotid surgery. A review and analysis of the relevant medical literature related to electrophysiologic facial nerve monitoring during parotid surgery are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-405
Number of pages7
JournalHead and Neck
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Facial nerve
  • Nerve monitoring
  • Parotidectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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