Results of clinical assessment after primary digital nerve repair.

  title={Results of clinical assessment after primary digital nerve repair.},
  author={Sharif K Al-Ghazal and M. Mckiernan and Khalid Hayat Khan and Jenny McCann},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={19 2},
We have carried out a retrospective study of 88 consecutive digital nerve repairs in 84 patients who presented to this department between September 1989 and September 1991. 94% of the patients were operated on within 24 hours of the injury, and the nerves were repaired using magnifying loupes (x 4.5) 71 patients were assessed clinically 8 to 32 months post-operatively. 17% of the patients had excellent results, 51.1% good results, 22.8% fair results and 9.1% had poor results. Close correlation… CONTINUE READING

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