Preservation of the frontotemporal branch of the facial nerve using the interfascial temporalis flap for pterional craniotomy

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  • 1 University of Zürich, Department of Neurosurgery and Institute of Anatomy, Zürich, Switzerland
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✓ The pterional craniotomy as described previously by the first author requires creation of a special flap over the temporalis muscle for increased visibility. Topographical variations of the course taken by the frontal branches of the facial nerve were studied and are described in this report.

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Address reprint requests to: M. Gazi Yaşargil, M.D., Universitätsspital Zürich, Neurochirurgische Klinik, Rämistrasse 100, 8091 Zürich, Switzerland.
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