Peripheral nerve repair and grafting techniques: a review.

@article{Matsuyama2000PeripheralNR,
  title={Peripheral nerve repair and grafting techniques: a review.},
  author={Takeshi Matsuyama and Martin Mackay and Rajiv Midha},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={187-99}
}
In this review, various conventional nerve repair techniques including direct epineurial repair, grouped fascicular repair, fascicular repair, and nerve grafting are described. The indications for use, as well as the relative advantage and disadvantage, of each technique are discussed. The experimental and clinical evidence from a review of the pertinent literature does not demonstrate a significant difference in outcome of one method over the others. Surgical decisions should be made by a… CONTINUE READING