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Clinical Nerve Repair And Grafting

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 14933 words.

The results of median and ulnar nerve repair and grafting indicate that 1) Age is the primary determinant of outcome after neural repair or grafting, 2) The proximo-distal level of injury...

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Determining Clinical Outcomes

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 11895 words.

Cutaneous sensation is evaluated at three levels: detection of threshold stimuli, integration of stimuli for spatial discrimination, and object recognition. Touch threshold is measured by...

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Determining Experimental Outcome

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 14149 words.

This chapter describes a variety of measurements that have been used to characterize the outcome of nerve repair in experimental studies. Axon counts and morphometrics, once imprecise, can...

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Motion

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 16400 words.

Muscle fibers are classified on a physiologic continuum from the fastest, most glycolytic, type IIb, to the slowest, most oxidative, type I. Muscle activity is monitored by proprioceptors;...

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Multiple Sclerosis Care - A Practical Manual

John Zajicek, Jennifer Freeman and Bernadette Porter.

July 2007; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Sensory and Motor Systems; Disorders of the Nervous System; History of Medicine; Pathology; Immunology; Clinical Genetics; Nursing Skills; Rehabilitation Medicine; Community Medical Services; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 406 pages.

Multiple Sclerosis Care - A Practical Manual is a concise and easy to use reference source for all aspects of care in the management and understanding of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Teams of...

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The Nerve Gap

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 34234 words.

Peripheral nerve gaps may be bridged with a variety of structures, or circumvented with location-specific strategies. Surgically revascularized nerve grafts are most helpful in scarred...

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Nerve Regeneration

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 63873 words.

Neurons respond to injury by downregulating the factors needed for axonal maintenance and transmission and by upregulating a host of growth-related molecules. Recent work has shown that...

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Nerve Repair

Thomas M. Brushart, MD.

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 480 pages.

Nerve Repair summarizes the basic and clinical science pertaining to the repair and regeneration of peripheral nerves. Although these nerves are able to regenerate after injury, functional...

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Outcomes Of Experimental Nerve Repair And Grafting

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 22251 words.

Axon numbers distal to a nerve repair may double in the months after repair, returning to normal in the rat only after 18 months. Compound motor action potential (CMAP) of reinnervated...

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Peripheral Nerve Anatomy And Function

Thomas M. Brushart.

in Nerve Repair

May 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sensory and Motor Systems; Rehabilitation Medicine. 14145 words.

The axon is the functional unit of peripheral nerve. It is specialized for both electrical conduction and the bidirectional transport of material to and from the parent neuron. Peripheral...

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