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Lengthening Temporalis Myoplasty and Improvement of Primary Swallowing Disorders in Facial Paralysis

2017-09-18 01:04:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The facial paralysis is a frequent disease causing important functionals swallowing dysfunctions. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the improvement of the swallowing disorders after surgery by lengthening temporalis myoplasty (LTM) in the facial paralysis.

This prospective study has realised on the following of patients affected by facial paralysis treated by LTM. Self-administered questionnaires and clinics tests had realized to analyze three components oh the oral phase of the swallowing ( drooling, mastication and handicap). The evaluations was realized before the surgery and at 3 and 6 months after .

Study Design

Conditions

Peripheral Facial Paralysis

Intervention

Swallowing disorders evaluation

Location

Service de chirurgie maxillo-faciale, CHRU de TOURS
Tours
France
37044

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Tours

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-09-18T01:04:46-0400

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