Operative Exposures in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

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Thieme, 2005 - Nerves, Peripheral - 139 pages
Here is the first book to lead you through operative exposures of all the major peripheral nerves in the body using actual dissections. Covering patient positioning, relevant anatomy, and surgical exposures of both the upper and lower extremities, it provides the step-by-step approach and visual orientation needed to effectively map out a surgical strategy. Special features: The first book to use full-color actual dissections as an operative guide to peripheral nerve surgery In-depth coverage of all related anatomy Valuable information on nerves such as brachial plexus, axillary, ulnar, femoral, sciatic, tibial, plantar, and many others Pearls and pitfalls that offer valuable tips and insights from the author's extensive clinical experience Combining the graphic strength of an atlas with the procedural guidelines of a text, this book is ideal for neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and general surgeons who need to refresh their memory on a specific exposure, as well as a useful primer on operative steps for beginners. It is also a valuable board review and course book for neurosurgery residents who are required to have a full understanding of the peripheral nervous system.

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Brachial Plexus
Suprascapular Nerve
Axillary Nerve
Median and Anterior Interosseous Nerve
Radial Nerve And Posterior Interosseous Nerve
Ulnar Nerve
Spinal Accessory Nerve
Anatomy Positioning and Surgical Exposure Lower Extremity
Femoral Nerve
Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Ilioinguinal Nerve and Genitofemoral Nerve
Sciatic Nerve
Peroneal Nerve
Tibial Nerve
Sural Nerve
Plantar Nerves

Lumbar Plexus

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Page 3 - The anterior divisions of the upper and middle trunks unite to form the lateral cord, the anterior division of the lower trunk continues as the medial cord, and the posterior divisions of all three trunks join to form the posterior cord.
Page 61 - Roles NC, Maudsley RH. Radial tunnel syndrome. Resistant tennis elbow as a nerve entrapment. J Bone Joint Surg 1972; 546:499-508.
Page 114 - ... the popliteus, the tibialis posterior, the flexor digitorum longus, and the flexor hallucis longus. The...
Page 47 - Lanz U. Anatomical variations of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. J Hand Surg Am 1977; 2:44.
Page 3 - ... abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis, and extensor indicis (examination of these muscles is covered in Chapter 1).
Page 61 - Fig. 25. 9F). 95. Sridhara CR, Izzo KL: Terminal sensory branches of the superficial peroneal nerve: an entrapment syndrome. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 66:789-791, 1985.
Page 114 - The tibial nerve arises from the anterior branches of the fourth and fifth lumbar nerves and the first, second, and third sacral nerves. The tibial nerve, as a component of the sciatic nerve, supplies the hamstring muscles of the thigh (p.
Page 33 - The quadrangular space is formed by the teres minor superiorly, the teres major inferiorly, the long head of the triceps medially, and the humeral shaft laterally (Fig.
Page 33 - The axillary nerve arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus (C5 and 6) in the axilla (see p.
Page 73 - This nerve crosses the psoas muscle and extends along its anterior face before dividing into genital and femoral branches. The genital branch passes through the inguinal canal and supplies the cremaster muscle and the skin of the pubis and scrotum (or labium majus).

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Chief of Neurosurgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

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