The current state of peripheral nerve surgery in the upper limb.

@article{Millesi1984TheCS,
  title={The current state of peripheral nerve surgery in the upper limb.},
  author={Hanno Millesi},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie de la main : organe officiel des societes de chirurgie de la main},
  year={1984},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={18-34}
}
  • Hanno Millesi
  • Published 1984 in
    Annales de chirurgie de la main : organe officiel…
The basic principles of nerve repair are still valid. Modern technique has resulted in greater interest and confidence in nerve grafting than before. Vast mobilization to achieve neurorrhaphy by force is obsolete. If there is a defect and coaptation difficult, the nerve graft is the answer. If the surgeon, performing primary surgery, has decided to accept tension, he should use a technique which enables him to do so, this is trunk-to-trunk coaptation with epineural stitches. On the other hand… CONTINUE READING