Introduction to Compression Neuropathy 2 Mackinnon SE1 Yee A1 May 13, 2016Disclosure: No authors have a financial interest in any of the products, devices, or drugs mentioned in this production or publication.This presentation is an introduction to compression neuropathies and examines the histological premise for nerve compression with methodology for evaluating these patients. Knowledge of compression neuropathy is key for treating patients with nerve injuries and serves as a foundation for building further expertise within the specialty of nerve surgery. This presentation includes a discussion surrounding the histopathology of nerve compression and its progression over time. Double crush syndrome is also included in this discussion. The second component of this presentation includes methodology for evaluation patients with nerve compression. This details the patient work-up, provocative tests and maneuvers, scratch collapse test, and strategies for sensory examination.Keywords: provocative teststen testscratch collapse testsensory examinationmotor examinationpatient evaluationcompression neuropathy Presentation Table of Contents00:00:00 - Introduction00:00:32 - COMPRESSION NEUROPATHY00:02:05 - Experimental Histology of Compression Neuropathy00:03:16 - Variable Histopathology within Nerve Compression00:03:55 - Clinical Histology of Compression Neuropathy00:05:18 - Progression of Compression Neuropathy00:07:19 - Double Crush in Nerve Entrapment Syndrome00:08:45 - PATIENT EVALUATION00:09:18 - Pain Evaluation00:10:21 - Peripheral Nerve Worksheet00:11:49 - Provocative Tests00:12:00 - Provocative Maneuvers00:13:46 - Tinel’s Test00:13:53 - Scratch Collapse Test00:21:42 - Sensory Examination00:22:30 - 10/10 Test00:23:34 - Two-point Discriminator00:24:05 - Semmes Weinstein Test00:24:41 - Rate of Recovery for Nerve Injuries00:27:15 - 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.