Brachialis muscle transfer to the forearm for the treatment of deformities in spastic cerebral palsy

Özkan T., Biçer A., Aydın H. U., Tuncer S., Aydın A., HOŞBAY Z.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME, no.1, pp.14-21, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The use of the brachialis muscle for tendon transfers in cerebral palsy has not been described previously. In this study, the brachialis muscle was used for transfer in 11 patients with spastic cerebral palsy for the restoration of forearm supination, wrist extension, or finger extension.