) causing partial nerve injuries; i.e. a neuroma-in-continuity (i.e. all degrees of nerve injury may co-exist). Surgical exploration is necessary, using electrodiagnostic methods intra-operatively, and tentative nervereconstruction with nerve grafts due to
In cases of radial nerve palsy when there is no possibility of radial nervereconstruction or tendon or nerve transfers with a free functional muscle transfer, the loss of elbow or wrist end finger extension can be re-gained.
allograft. The use of autologous graft creates another site of deficit at the donor site and potentially a risk of painful neuroma formation at the proximally transected nerve. The sural nerve is used for large mixed nervereconstruction and a series of
transfers: recent trends with expanding indication . J Hand Surg Am 2007 ; 32 : 397 - 408
. Axon counts of potential nerve transfer donors for peroneal nerve
seven hand surgery departments at university hospitals in Sweden, performing all kinds of hand surgery including that relating to acute hand trauma – such as microsurgical reconstructions and joint, tendon, ligament and nervereconstructions – as well as