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Author Tubiana, Raoul

Title Restoration of Function in Upper Limb Paralyses and Muscular Defects
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, 2008


Description 1 online resource (462 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1- Upper extremity paralysis and muscular deficits; Chapter 2- Surgical classifications of upper limb paralyses; Chapter 3- Examination in upper limb nervous paralyses; Chapter 4- Electrodiagnosis in upper extremity paralysis: usefulness and limitations; Chapter 5- Basic notions of biomechanics; Chapter 6- Biomechanical research on muscle-tendon transfers: why progress depends on close collaboration between surgeon and bioengineer; Chapter 7- Free functioning muscle transfer; Chapter 8- Biomechanics of the shoulder
Chapter 9- The shoulder: physiology and motorsChapter 10- Biomechanics of the elbow and pronosupination; Chapter 11- The paralyzed elbow; Chapter 11A- Flexion and extension; Chapter 11B- Forearm supination contracture in children: surgical correction and influence in the upper extremity; Chapter 12- Biomechanics of the wrist; Chapter 13- Restoration of extension of the wrist and digits; Chapter 14- Biomechanics of the fingers; Chapter
Summary The definitive study guide, Restoration of Functions in Upper Limb Paralyses and Muscular Defects, provides the necessary information for the surgical management of muscular defects and neurobiological disorders of the upper extremity, and details the restoration of essential functions in this area. Restoration of Function in Upper Limb Paralyses and Muscular Defects draws on extensive practical clinical experience to present the reader with an authoritative, insightful resource
Notes Print version record
Subject Arm -- Paralysis.
Quadriplegics -- Rehabilitation.
Neuromuscular diseases.
Muscles -- Diseases.
Neuromuscular Diseases
Muscular Diseases
Arm -- Paralysis
Muscles -- Diseases
Neuromuscular diseases
Quadriplegics -- Rehabilitation
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203091791