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, ss.14-21, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1753193412444400
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.14-21

Özet

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.