Operative Exposures in Peripheral Nerve Surgery
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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adductor anatomy arm board artery axillary nerve black arrow black arrowheads border brachial plexus brachioradialis brevis muscle clavicle common peroneal cutaneous branches dissection dorsal epinephrine exposed fascia fat pad femoral cutaneous nerve femoral nerve ﬁbers ﬁbrous FIGURE ﬁrst flexor carpi ulnaris flexor digitorum forearm hallucis identiﬁed iliac ilioinguinal nerve Incision for exposure incision is laid inguinal ligament interosseous nerve interval ipsilateral lateral cord lateral femoral cutaneous lidocaine long head longus muscle lumbar medial median nerve midline muscle Fig nerve Fig oblique palmar patient is placed pectoralis minor peroneal nerve plantar digital nerves plantar nerve pollicis popliteal fossa POSITIONING AND SURGICAL posterior cord proximal radial nerve retracted saphenous sciatic nerve skin and subcutaneous spinal accessory nerve spinal nerve sternocleidomastoid muscle subcutaneous tissue superﬁcial supine position sural nerve surgeon SURGICAL EXPOSURE tendon teres terminal branches thigh tibial nerve trapezius triceps trunk tunnel ulnar nerve vein vessel loop white arrowheads wrist
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.
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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).