The classic management of the nerve gap is reviewed. Utilization of a conduit to bridge a short nerve gap and the distal neuratization procedure to recover critical nerve function are discussed. The experimental concepts of the use of nerve allograft and nerve expansion for extensive nerve injury are introduced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)587-603
Number of pages17
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989


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