Nerve physiology. Mechanisms of injury and recovery.

Ron M.G. Menorca, Theron S. Fussell, John C. Elfar

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Abstract

Peripheral nerve injuries are common conditions, with broad-ranging groups of symptoms depending on the severity and nerves involved. Although much knowledge exists on the mechanisms of injury and regeneration, reliable treatments that ensure full functional recovery are scarce. This review aims to summarize various ways these injuries are classified in light of decades of research on peripheral nerve injury and regeneration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-330
Number of pages14
JournalHand Clinics
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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