Key Features

  • Addresses several categories including surgeons, occupational and physiotherapists, neurologists, neuroscientists and students
  • Emphasis on the illustration part with a large number of original drawings by special artist. Numerous color plates.
  • The whole panorama of nerve injury and repair is covered in one volume
  • Biological mechanisms reviewed together with the clinical approach to nerve injuries, hereby providing a rational for clinical handling.
  • The author is well known and has a world reputation in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Defining the Problem
Chapter 2 The Dynamic Nerve Cell
Chapter 3 The Nerve Trunk
Chapter 4 Acute Nerve Compression
Chapter 5 Chronic Nerve Compression
Chapter 6 Regeneration and Experimental Nerve Repair
Chapter 7 Clinical Nerve Repair and Reconstruction
Chapter 8 Sensation and Sensorimotor Integration in Hand Function
Chapter 9 Brain Plasticity and Cortical Remodeling
Chapter 10 Sensory Relearning and Sensory Re-education
Chapter 11 Assessment of Outcome after Nerve Repair
Index

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443067112
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036071