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Sensory nerves transfers

Giorgio A Brunelli
Journal of Hand Surgery: Journal of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand 2004, 29 (6): 557-62
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Various types of sensory nerve transfer in the hand are presented. They were all performed after brachial plexus injury to restore sensation, mainly to the adjacent borders of the thumb and index finger or to the ulnar aspect of the little finger. Twenty one cases were assessed. Their outcomes according to the Highet-Zachary system were: S2 in nine cases, S2 in four cases, S1 in four cases and S0 in four cases.

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