Circumferential wrapping of a flap around a scarred peripheral nerve for salvage of end-stage traction neuritis.

@article{Jones1997CircumferentialWO,
  title={Circumferential wrapping of a flap around a scarred peripheral nerve for salvage of end-stage traction neuritis.},
  author={Neil Ford Jones and William W. Shaw and Russell G. Katz and Leobardo Angeles},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={527-35}
}
Nine patients with chronic severe pain due to end-stage traction neuritis of an intact peripheral nerve underwent external neurolysis and epineurectomy or epineurectomy and internal neurolysis followed by circumferential wrapping of the involved segment of nerve with a pedicle flap or free flap consisting of either subcutaneous fat tissue, fascia, or muscle. Seven patients (77%) followed for between 1 and 5 years had substantial relief of pain. Two patients (22%) had no decrease in their pain… CONTINUE READING
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