Issue: 2012, Vol. 17, No. 4
SELECTION OF RECONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE IN POSTTRAUMATIC DEFECTS OF NERVOUS TRUNKS
- upper limb, nervous trunk defect, indications to nervous trunks plasty, neurotization, irreparable defects of nervous trunks
- Determination of indications to nervous plasty in various defects of nervous trunks was discussed.122 patients with isolated and multiple defects of upper limbs nerves undergone surgical treatment. On the grounds of the result obtained it was suggested to determine the indications to use one of the reconstruction techniques in dependence on defect size, nervous trunks diameter, injury multiplicity with due regard to achievable functional results prognosis. The role of neurotization in significant and irreparable defects of nervous trunks was stated.