TITLE

Targeted Reinnervation to Improve Prosthesis Control in Transhumeral Amputees

AUTHOR(S)
O'Shaughnessy, Kristina D.; Dumanian, Gregory A.; Lipschutz, Robert D.; Miller, Laura A.; Stubblefield, Kathy; Kuiken, Todd A.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p393
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the researchers present their experience in using multiple nerve transfers in three transhumeral-level amputees for the improved control of an upper-extremity prosthesis. Article topics include the anatomic dissection of the biceps and the nerve transfer of the distal portion of the radial nerve to the motor nerve of the brachialis muscle.
ACCESSION #
30000054

 

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