Volume 51, Issue 2 And 3 (1 1993)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1993, 51(2 And 3): 52-56 | Back to browse issues page

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Farzan M. Indications of early tandon transfers in radial nerve palsy. Tehran Univ Med J. 1993; 51 (2 and 3) :52-56
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The appropriate time for performing transfers in radial nerve palsy is somewhat a controversial matter. Brown suggested that it would be advisable to proceed early with the full component of tandon transfers when there is a questionable or poor prognosis for the nerve repair. For example, when there is a nerve gap of greater than 4 cm or when there is a large wound or extensive scarring or skin loss over the nerve. He recommended ignoring the nerve and proceeding directly to tandon transfer
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