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Fig. 2 | Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Fig. 2

From: Comparison of prognosis in two methods for the lingual nerve repair: direct suture with vein graft cuff and collagen allograft method

Fig. 2

Interpositional collagen allograft repair. B-1:Nerve stump preparation. Neuroma resection at the clinical margin of the neuroma fails to complete nerve preparation. B-2:After complete excision of the injured and degenerated nerve, a healthy bilateral stump surface is revealed. B-3:An artificial collagen nerve graft, Renerve, which is several millimeters longer than the nerve gap, is inserted between ends of healthy nerve stumps and sutured with 8-0 nylon

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