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Practical microneurorrhaphy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  331185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microneurorrhaphy is not a panacea insuring excellent functional return following severance of a nerve. However, it does provide better results than macroneurorrhaphy. Patients note greater and stronger motor recovery, improved protective sensation, improved touch localization, and fewer painful neuromas if the principles of neurorrhaphy outlined are followed. Unfortunately "normal function" is seldom achieved, and this fact points to the necessity for additional knowledge about peripheral nerve repair.
A Van Beek; H E Kleinert
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Orthopedic clinics of North America     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0030-5898     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1977 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-28     Completed Date:  1977-10-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0254463     Medline TA:  Orthop Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Median Nerve / cytology
Microsurgery / methods*
Nerve Regeneration
Neurosurgery / methods
Peripheral Nerves / injuries,  transplantation
Suture Techniques
Transplantation, Autologous
Wrist Injuries / surgery

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