Review of Upper Extremity Nerve Transfer in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.

@article{Cain2015ReviewOU,
  title={Review of Upper Extremity Nerve Transfer in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.},
  author={Sarah A. Cain and A. Gohritz and J. Frid{\'e}n and N. van Zyl},
  journal={Journal of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          e34-e42
        }
}
  • Sarah A. Cain, A. Gohritz, +1 author N. van Zyl
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury
  • OBJECTIVE  Several nerve transfers have now been successfully performed for upper limb reanimation in tetraplegia. This study was performed to review the use of nerve transfers for upper limb reanimation in tetraplegia. METHODS  Medline and Embase (1950 to February 11, 2015) were searched using a search strategy designed to include any studies that reported cases of nerve transfer in persons with cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). RESULTS  A total of 103 manuscripts were selected initially… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The goal of this study is to collect and describe patient and caregiver reported outcomes regarding surgical and non-surgical treatment for improving hand and arm function in the… Expand
    ConditionsCervical Spinal Cord Injury
    InterventionOther

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