Nerve transfer surgery restores hand function and elbow extension in 13 young adults with complete paralysis

Nerve transfer surgery restores hand function and elbow extension in 13 young adults with complete paralysis


A novel surgical technique that connects functioning nerves with injured nerves helps restore function to paralyzed muscles. Following surgery, 13 young adults with tetraplegia now have restored hand and elbow function, allowing them to feed themselves, hold a drink and write.
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Author: neurosciencenews.com
Post date: 2019-07-06 00:05:06
Category: functioning
Tag: connects
Post ID: 7858

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