Nerve Transfers for Radial Nerve Injuries 0 Mackinnon SE1 Yee A1 May 8, 2016Disclosure: No authors have a financial interest in any of the products, devices, or drugs mentioned in this production or publication.This presentation details reconstructive options for radial nerve injuries, specifically median to radial nerve transfers. Indications and discussion surrounding the advantages and disadvantages for nerve transfers versus tendon transfers are presented, however the goals and expectations of patients will help outline the appropriate surgical management. A step-by-step walkthrough is discussed for this nerve transfer, in addition to how the procedure is modified to incorporate a pronator teres to ECRB tendon transfer. Following the surgical technique, the rehabilitation protocol is outlined and examples of long-term patient outcomes are presented.Keywords: radial nervewrist dropnerve transfernerve injuryphysical therapy Presentation Table of Contents00:00:00 - Introduction00:00:13 - Reconstructive Options (Nerve Transfers) for Radial Nerve00:00:43 - Indications for Median to Radial Nerve Transfers00:00:49 - Tendon Transfers vs Neve Transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy00:02:57 - Anatomical Illustrations for Median to Radial Nerve Transfers00:05:07 - Surgical Technique for Median to Radial Nerve Transfers00:05:46 - Initial Exposure00:07:15 - Step-lengthening Pronator Teres or Pronator Teres to ECRB Tendon Transfer00:07:26 - Step-lengthening Pronator Teres00:07:44 - Elevating the Superficial Head of Pronator Teres for Tendon Transfer00:08:10 - Exposure of Median Nerve (Donor)00:11:10 - Exposure of Radial Nerve (Recipient)00:13:48 - Median (FDS/FCR) to Radial (ECRB/PIN) Nerve Transfers00:16:53 - Pronator Teres to ECRB Tendon Transfer00:17:10 - Post-operative Therapy and Rehabilitation Regimen00:18:09 - Outcomes Following Median to Radial Nerve Transfers00:19:40 - Conclusion You must login to view the full article and extended video on this page. Leave a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.