World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 733–747

Progress in peripheral nerve reconstruction

  • Hanno Millesi
Progress Symposium—Progress in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery during the Last Decade

Abstract

The development of peripheral nerve surgery over the past 15 years has been fascinating to watch. Significant improvements have been achieved by the wide application of techniques which were developed before this period. New approaches may revolutionize the tactics of nerve repair in the near future.

Résumé

Le développement de la chirurgie des nerfs périphériques depuis 15 ans est fascinant. Des progrès importants ont été accomplis grâce à la large application des techniques qui avaient été développées avant cette période. Une nouvelle approche va probablement révolutionner les techniques de réparation des nerfs dans un proche avenir.

Resumen

El desarrollo de la cirugía del nervio periférico en el curso de los Últimos años es fascinante. Se ha logrado un avance significativo mediante la vasta aplicación de técnicas desarrolladas con anterioridad. Nuevos enfoques pueden revolucionar las tácticas de reparación de nervios en el futuro inmediato.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanno Millesi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1st Surgical ClinicUniversity of Vienna, Medical School, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental Plastic SurgeryViennaAustria

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