Nerve transfers in the hand and upper extremity surgery.

Abstract

Modern nerve-to-nerve transfers represent one of the greatest advances in peripheral nerve surgery. Lessons of tendon transfers have taught that nerves to specific musculotendinous units are expendable, and greater understanding of peripheral nerve topography has revealed redundant fascicles in peripheral nerves. Transfer of these redundant or expendable… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BTH.0b013e31812714f3

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