Advances in peripheral nerve repair in emergency surgery of the hand

  title={Advances in peripheral nerve repair in emergency surgery of the hand},
  author={Alfred Berger and Peter Mailaender},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The development of microsurgical techniques has changed the surgical treatment of severe hand injuries over the last 25 years. Not only has the repair of vessels by microvascular surgery brought new possibilities of treatment, but the results in repair or peripheral nerves have been improved by the use of new microsurgical techniques, such as perineural suture and interfascicular nerve grafts. The use of vascularized nerve grafts in multiple digit amputations has been a further new idea in… CONTINUE READING
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