Nerve Transfer With Entubulated Nerve Allograft Transfers to Treat Recalcitrant Lower Extremity Neuromas.

@article{Bibbo2017NerveTW,
  title={Nerve Transfer With Entubulated Nerve Allograft Transfers to Treat Recalcitrant Lower Extremity Neuromas.},
  author={Christopher Bibbo and Edgardo Rodrigues-Colazzo},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2017},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          82-86
        }
}
Neuroma formation in the lower extremity can be debilitating to patients, especially when the neuromas are recurrent. The results of an advanced nerve reconstruction technique consisting of nerve transfer combined with nerve allograft and entubulation was evaluated in 4 patients with severe, debilitating, lower extremity neuromas. At a mean follow-up period of 26 months, the mean visual analog scale had improved from 9.5 preoperatively to 1.25 postoperatively (p < .05). These data suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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