Restoration of Function in Upper Limb Paralyses and Muscular Defects

1st Edition

Raoul Tubiana, Alain Gilbert, Caroline Leclercq, René Malek

CRC Press
Published December 10, 2008
Reference - 470 Pages - 150 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781841843810 - CAT# DU3814

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Restoration of Functions in Upper Limb Paralyses and Muscular Defects provides the necessary information for the surgical management of muscular defects and neurobiological disorders of the upper extremity and details the restoration of essential functions in this area.

This text examines:

  • Upper extremity paralysis and muscular deficits
  • Free muscle transfer
  • Obstetrical paralyses: primary surgery
  • Volkmann syndrome
  • The tetraplegic upper limb
  • Physiology of nerve regeneration
  • Electrodiagnosis studies
  • Pathological mechanics

Drawing on extensive practical clinical experience, the contributors to this volume present practitioners working with these afflicted patients with an authoritative, insightful resource to find solutions for a range of paralysis challenges and further enhance their practice.


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