Restoration of sensation over the contact surfaces of the thumb-index pinch grip using the terminal branches of the superficial branch of the radial nerve.

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In huge median nerve losses and in some brachial plexus lesions, absence of sensation over the pulps of the index finger and the thumb preclude their use without visual control. Currently, end-to-side anastomosis is a new option available (when the ulnar nerve is intact) but we have reviewed the results of 7 cases of nerve anastomosis between the sensory… (More)

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@article{Rapp1999RestorationOS, title={Restoration of sensation over the contact surfaces of the thumb-index pinch grip using the terminal branches of the superficial branch of the radial nerve.}, author={Erdmann Rapp and Serge E. Lallemand and Solange Ehrler and Nirav Buch and Guy Foucher}, journal={Chirurgie de la main}, year={1999}, volume={18 3}, pages={179-83} }