Targeted Reinnervation to Improve Prosthesis Control in Transhumeral Amputees

O'Shaughnessy, Kristina D.; Dumanian, Gregory A.; Lipschutz, Robert D.; Miller, Laura A.; Stubblefield, Kathy; Kuiken, Todd A.
February 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p393
Academic Journal
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.


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