Nerve Transfers for Shoulder and Elbow Function 1 Mackinnon SE1 Yee A1 May 6, 2016Disclosure: No authors have a financial interest in any of the products, devices, or drugs mentioned in this production or publication.TThis presentation is a comprehensive review of our strategies for restoring function to the shoulder and elbow through nerve transfers. In particular, these transfers are discussed in reference to brachial plexus injuries with an approach at an individual nerve-level. Technical approaches are offered for each nerve transfer to restore shoulder and elbow function. This is our third revision to this topic.Keywords: elbow functionnerve transfershoulder functionnerve injurybrachial plexus Presentation Table of Contents00:00:00 - Introduction00:00:25 - OVERVIEW00:00:35 - NERVE TRANSFERS FOR SHOULDER FUNCTION00:02:53 - Medial Pectoral to Spinal Accessory Nerve Transfer00:10:44 - Nerve Transfers for Suprascapular Nerve (Anterior Approach vs. Posterior Approach)00:11:25 - Spinal Accessory to Suprascapular Nerve Transfer (Posterior Approach)00:11:40 - Anatomy of the Spinal Accessory and Suprascapular Nerve00:14:18 - Pre-operative Anatomical Markings and Incision Guidelines00:15:25 - Suprascapular Notch and Ligament00:19:31 - Technique for the Posterior Approach Nerve Transfer00:24:04 - Spinal Accessory to Suprascapular Nerve Transfer (Anterior Approach)00:25:18 - Experimental Studies for Motor End-to-side Nerve Transfer00:26:23 - Technique for the Anterior Approach Nerve Transfer00:31:31 - Nerve Transfers for Axillary Nerve00:32:08 - Medial Triceps to Axillary Nerve Transfer00:41:14 - Medial Pectoral to Axillary Nerve Transfer00:42:33 - Nerve Transfers for Long Thoracic Nerve00:42:38 - Double-level Nerve Transfer for Long Thoracic Nerve00:46:27 - NERVE TRANSFERS FOR ELBOW FUNCTION00:46:57 - Nerve Transfers for Musculocutaneous Nerve00:47:02 - Double Fascicular Nerve Transfer00:54:17 - Medial Pectoral to Musculocutaneous Nerve Transfer00:54:39 - Thoracodorsal to Musculocutaneous Nerve Transfer00:55:59 - Nerve Transfers for Triceps Brachii Nerve00:56:04 - Flexor Carpi Ulnaris to Triceps Brachii Nerve Transfer00:58:16 - Intercostals to Triceps Brachii Nerve Transfer00:58:30 - 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.