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Hand Clin. 2015 May;31(2):151-63. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2015.01.007. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

Management and complications of traumatic peripheral nerve injuries.

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1
Division of Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
2
Division of Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. Electronic address: shin.alexander@mayo.edu.

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the management of traumatic peripheral nerve injuries. It examines the basic pathophysiology of peripheral nerve injuries, along with the clinical presentation, diagnostic work-up, and treatment options and outcomes for the various classifications of traumatic peripheral nerve injuries.

KEYWORDS:

Nerve and tendon transfers; Nerve repair; Nerve transection; Traumatic nerve injury

PMID:
25934193
DOI:
10.1016/j.hcl.2015.01.007
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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