Facial nerve decompression complications. before transmastoid facial nerve surgery and again 6 months after surgery, and from the experiences of colleagues. hearing loss which occurred in their better hearing ear as a result of surgery.
Eighteen patients had surgery between 21 and 60 days after onset of Keywords: Bell's palsy, Surgical decompression, Facial nerve, Functional outcomes . no conclusions could be drawn regarding the rate of hearing loss.
The goal was to evaluate a possible hearing loss after facial nerve decompression via the transmastoid approach and the evolution of the paralysis grade in the.
Indications for decompression and our unique transcanal approach to and conductive hearing loss after traumatic facial nerve crush injuries.