Factors Affecting Recovery of Motor Function after Nerve Lesions.

  title={Factors Affecting Recovery of Motor Function after Nerve Lesions.},
  author={Ernest Gutmann},
  journal={Journal of neurology and psychiatry},
  volume={5 3-4},
nerve lesions would be easier if there was less doubt about the variables which control the speed and degree of recovery. This paper reports the results of an attempt to define more exactly the influence on final recovery of (1) the nature of the lesion, (2) its level, (3) interference with blood supply of the limb, (4) age of the subject, (5) infection, and (6) delay of suture. Study of clinical material has failed in the past to provide answers to these questions mainly because the variables… CONTINUE READING


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