Nerve repair and grafting in the upper extremity.

  title={Nerve repair and grafting in the upper extremity.},
  author={Shalaine Payne},
  journal={Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association},
  volume={10 3},
  • Shalaine Payne
  • Published 2001 in Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association
Knowledge of peripheral nerve anatomy, coupled with available clinical tools for examination, provides the foundation for initial evaluation. Use of this information may be related to the specific injury and a reconstructive plan formulated to maximize the potential for recovery. Realistic expectations can be presented to the patient based on information from summarized clinical experience. The field of nerve repair continues to change rapidly, and clinicians must utilize all resources… CONTINUE READING

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