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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1753193412444400
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-21

Abstract

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.