Arterialized Posterior Interosseous Nerve Graft for Digital Neuroma

Painful neuromas are not uncommon following nerve injury, and are especially bothersome in the hand, with severe cases resulting in significant disability. Outcomes of neuroma surgery are unpredictable regardless of technique. It is recognized that optimal soft tissue environment influences nerve healing more than the specific nerve graft technique, and it is in this context, we present a novel technique of transferring a posterior interosseous nerve graft along with vascularized synovial and fat tissue based on a branch of the posterior interosseous artery to provide healthy soft tissue for nerve healing of neuroma in continuity about the hand and digits.
Source: Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: Techniques Source Type: research

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