Iatrogenic Neuropathy of Extremity Peripheral Nerves


Retrospective clinical-ENMG analysis of data on 419 patients with mononeuropathy of different genesis (traumatic and nontraumatic) was presented. In 48 patients (11.4%) out of them mononeuropathy was of iatrogenic character. Neuropathy of radial and peroneal nerves was detected more often, 48% and 28%, respectively. Main causes of nerve injury were the mistakes in preoperative planning and inobservance of operative technique. It was showed that in most cases iatrogenic injury of nerve could be avoided. The ways of iatrogenic neuropathy prevention included the optimization of surgical and particularly traumatologic tactics.

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Ятрогенные невропатии периферических нервов конечностей


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