Patient outcome following a thoracodorsal to musculocutaneous nerve transfer for reconstruction of elbow flexion.

@article{Novak2002PatientOF,
  title={Patient outcome following a thoracodorsal to musculocutaneous nerve transfer for reconstruction of elbow flexion.},
  author={Christine B. Novak and Susan Elizabeth Mackinnon and Thomas H. H. Tung},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={
          416-9
        }
}
This study reports patient outcome following a thoracodorsal to musculocutaneous nerve transfer. We retrospectively reviewed the charts of six patients who had undergone transfer of the thoracodorsal nerve to the musculocutaneous nerve for reconstruction of elbow flexion. The mean age was 47 years (standard deviation: 24 years; range: 17-72 years). The mean time from injury to surgery was 3 months (standard deviation: 2 months; range: 1-5 months). In all cases, the biceps muscle was… CONTINUE READING
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