Kline and Hudson's Nerve Injuries

2nd Edition

Operative Results for Major Nerve Injuries, Entrapments and Tumors


  • Daniel Kim
  • Rajiv Midha
  • Judith Ann Murovic
  • Robert Spinner
  • Robert Teil
    • Print ISBN 9780721695372

    Key Features

    • Proved approaches to the surgical treatment of major peripheral nerve injuries, entrapments, and tumors of both the upper and lower extremities make it easy to understand and perform every procedure.
    • In-depth outcome analyses—based on case studies—and discussions on how the available outcome data affect management help you determine the best treatment protocols.

    Table of Contents

    1 Selected Basic Considerations, Professor David G. Kline

    2 Mechanisms and Pathology of Injury, Dr Rajiv Midha

    3 Clinical and Electrical Evaluation, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Robert Tiel

    4 Grading Results, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Robert Tiel

    5 Nerve Action potential (NAP) Recordings, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Robert Tiel

    6 Operative Care and Techniques, Dr Robert J. Spinner

    7 Radial Nerve, Dr Daniel Kim

    8 Median Nerve, Dr Robert J Spinner

    9 Ulnar Nerve, Dr Daniel Kim

    10 Combined Upper Extremity Nerve Injuries, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Robert J. Spinner

    11 Lower Extremity Nerve Injuries, Dr Daniel Kim, MD and Judith Murovic, MD

    12 Brachial Plexus Anatomy and Pre-Operative Physiology, Dr Rajiv Midha

    13 Suprascapular nerve injury and entrapment, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Daniel Kim, MD

    14 Lacerations of the Brachial Plexus, Daniel Kim, MD and Judith Murovic, MD

    15 Gunshot Wounds to the Brachial Plexus, Dr Daniel Kim

    16 Stretch Inuries to Brachial Plexus, Dr Rajiv Midha

    17 Plexus Birth Palsies, Professor David G. Kline

    18 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Professor David G. Kline

    19 Accessory Nerve, Dr Rajiv Midha

    20 Reconstructive Procedures, Dr Robert J. Spinner

    21 Pain of Nerve Origin, Professor David G. Kline and Dr Ron Tasker

    22 Anesthetic and Positional Palsies, Professor David G. Kline

    23 Tumors Involving Nerve, Dr Daniel Kim, MD

    24 Iatrogenic Injury To Peripheral Nerve, Dr Robert J Spinner


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    About the authors

    Daniel Kim

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Director of Spinal Neurosurgery and Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

    Robert Spinner

    Dr. Robert Spinner is a neurosurgeon in Rochester, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital. He received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 13 at Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA