Donor Distal, Recipient Proximal and Other Personal Perspectives on Nerve Transfers

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Abstract

This article presents a personal overview of nerve transfers and emphasizes the various factors that contribute to outcome following these surgeries. There is no "one result" for all nerve transfers. The results will vary depending on factors relating to the donor nerve and the recipient nerve, the degree of the surgical difficulty of the specific procedure, and issues relating to preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation. The general issues that influence all nerve injury and recovery, such as age of the patient, comorbidities, and time since injury, pertain to nerve transfers as well.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-151
Number of pages11
JournalHand clinics
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

Keywords

  • Donor distal
  • Nerve transfers
  • Recipient proximal

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