Jayme Augusto Bertelli

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nerve Transfer From Triceps Medial Head and Anconeus to Deltoid for Axillary Nerve Palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of South of Santa Catarina UNISUL, Tubarao, Santa Catarina, Brazil Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:940-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Single-stage surgery combining nerve and tendon transfers for bilateral upper limb reconstruction in a tetraplegic patient: case report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1366-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical findings in C5-C6 and C5-C7 root palsies with brachial plexus traction lesions
    J A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:237-41. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Transfer of the pronator quadratus motor branch for wrist extension reconstruction in brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianópolis and Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:1269-78. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Transfer of nerve branch to the brachialis to reconstruct elbow extension in incomplete tetraplegia: case report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1990-3. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Grafting the C5 root to the musculocutaneous nerve partially restores hand sensation in complete palsies of the brachial plexus
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the Southern of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 71:259-62; discussion 262-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Distal sensory nerve transfers in lower-type injuries of the brachial plexus
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1194-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Transfer of the distal terminal motor branch of the extensor carpi radialis brevis to the nerve of the flexor pollicis longus: an anatomic study and clinical application in a tetraplegic patient
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 70:1011-6; discussion 1016. 2012
  9. doi request reprint C5-8 brachial plexus root injury: the "T-1 hand"
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 116:409-13. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Abduction in internal rotation: a test for the diagnosis of axillary nerve palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 36:2017-23. 2011

Collaborators

  • Paulo Roberto Kechele
  • Marcos Flavio Ghizoni
  • Marcos Antonio Dos Santos
  • Carolina Giesel Grala
  • Rosemeri Maurici da Silva
  • Hamilton Duarte

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Nerve Transfer From Triceps Medial Head and Anconeus to Deltoid for Axillary Nerve Palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of South of Santa Catarina UNISUL, Tubarao, Santa Catarina, Brazil Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 39:940-7. 2014
    ..To report our results with reconstruction of the axillary nerve by transferring the branch to the triceps lower medial head and anconeus to the anterior division of the axillary nerve...
  2. doi request reprint Single-stage surgery combining nerve and tendon transfers for bilateral upper limb reconstruction in a tetraplegic patient: case report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 38:1366-9. 2013
    ..Pinch strength measured 1.5 kg on the left side and 2.0 kg on the right. Before surgery, the patient was incapable of grasping; after surgery, a useful grasp had been restored bilaterally. ..
  3. doi request reprint Clinical findings in C5-C6 and C5-C7 root palsies with brachial plexus traction lesions
    J A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:237-41. 2013
    ..Contrary to commonly held beliefs, C5-C7 root injuries were not associated with loss of extension of the elbow, wrist, thumb, or fingers, but residual hand strength was much lower with C5-C7 vs C5-C6 lesions...
  4. doi request reprint Transfer of the pronator quadratus motor branch for wrist extension reconstruction in brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianópolis and Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:1269-78. 2012
    ..In extended upper-type lesions of the brachial plexus, nerve transfers and root grafting have improved the results of shoulder and elbow reconstruction. However, wrist extension reconstruction has received little attention...
  5. doi request reprint Transfer of nerve branch to the brachialis to reconstruct elbow extension in incomplete tetraplegia: case report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1990-3. 2012
    ..Despite transferring an antagonist nerve for triceps reinnervation, the patient had no problems controlling active elbow flexion-extension. Harvesting the brachialis nerve caused no permanent decrease in elbow flexion strength...
  6. doi request reprint Grafting the C5 root to the musculocutaneous nerve partially restores hand sensation in complete palsies of the brachial plexus
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the Southern of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 71:259-62; discussion 262-3. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Distal sensory nerve transfers in lower-type injuries of the brachial plexus
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1194-9. 2012
    ..To report the results of sensory nerve transfers to reconstruct sensation on the ulnar side of the hand in lower-type palsies of the brachial plexus...
  8. doi request reprint Transfer of the distal terminal motor branch of the extensor carpi radialis brevis to the nerve of the flexor pollicis longus: an anatomic study and clinical application in a tetraplegic patient
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 70:1011-6; discussion 1016. 2012
    ..In tetraplegics, thumb and finger motion traditionally has been reconstructed via orthopedic procedures. Although rarely used, nerve transfers are a viable method for reconstruction in tetraplegia...
  9. doi request reprint C5-8 brachial plexus root injury: the "T-1 hand"
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 116:409-13. 2012
    ..Therefore, the authors have hypothesized that, for palsies of the thumb and finger extensors, the injury should affect the C-5 through C-8 roots...
  10. doi request reprint Abduction in internal rotation: a test for the diagnosis of axillary nerve palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 36:2017-23. 2011
    ..To describe and validate the use of a test of abduction in internal rotation for the assessment of axillary nerve injury...
  11. doi request reprint Transfer of the teres minor motor branch for triceps reinnervation in tetraplegia
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 114:1457-60. 2011
    ..Harvesting of the teres minor motor branch produced no deficits in shoulder function. In patients with tetraplegia, nerve transfer seems to be a promising new alternative for elbow extension reconstruction...
  12. doi request reprint Transfer of axillary nerve branches to reconstruct elbow extension in tetraplegics: a laboratory investigation of surgical feasibility
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 31:376-81. 2011
    ..Via an axillary approach, either the teres minor or the posterior deltoid branch could be transferred directly to the thoracodorsal nerve or to triceps branches without any tension...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of C5 and C6 brachial plexus avulsion injury by multiple nerve transfers: spinal accessory to suprascapular, ulnar fascicles to biceps branch, and triceps long or lateral head branch to axillary nerve
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Praça Getulio Vargas 322, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina 88020030, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 29:131-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe and report the results of the use of multiple nerve transfers in the reconstruction of these avulsion injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Contralateral motor rootlets and ipsilateral nerve transfers in brachial plexus reconstruction
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 101:770-8. 2004
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Nerve root grafting and distal nerve transfers for C5-C6 brachial plexus injuries
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 35:769-75. 2010
    ..To investigate the results of distal nerve transfer, with and without nerve root grafting, in C5-C6 palsy of the brachial plexus...
  16. doi request reprint Results of c5 root grafting to the musculocutaneous nerve using pedicled, vascularized ulnar nerve grafts
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1821-6. 2009
    ..We report on the results we obtained with reconstruction of elbow flexion using long pedicled ulnar nerve grafts that connected the C5 root to the musculocutaneous nerve...
  17. doi request reprint Transfer of supinator motor branches to the posterior interosseous nerve in C7-T1 brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 113:129-32. 2010
    ..In this paper, the authors report the clinical results of supinator motor nerve transfer to the posterior interosseous nerve in 4 patients with a C7-T1 root lesion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Axillary nerve repair by triceps motor branch transfer through an axillary access: anatomical basis and clinical results
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 107:370-7. 2007
    ..In this report, the surgical anatomy of the axillary nerve was studied with the goal of repairing the nerve through an axillary access...
  19. doi request reprint Transfer of the platysma motor branch to the accessory nerve in a patient with trapezius muscle palsy and total avulsion of the brachial plexus: case report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 68:E567-70; discussion E570. 2011
    ..To report on the successful use of a platysma motor nerve transfer to the accessory nerve in a patient with concomitant trapezius and brachial plexus palsy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Brachialis muscle transfer to reconstruct finger flexion or wrist extension in brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 31:190-6. 2006
    ..In this situation a distant muscle may be used. This study describes transfer of the brachialis muscle to the forearm muscles to reconstruct finger flexion or wrist extension in patients with brachial plexus injuries...
  21. doi request reprint Anatomical feasibility of transferring supinator motor branches to the posterior interosseous nerve in C7-T1 brachial plexus palsies. Laboratory investigation
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 111:326-31. 2009
    ..Sacrifice of the supinator motor branches does not abolish supination because biceps muscle function is preserved in lower-type injuries of the brachial plexus...
  22. doi request reprint Sensory disturbances and pain complaints after brachial plexus root injury: a prospective study involving 150 adult patients
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 31:93-7. 2011
    ..Even when T1 was the only preserved root, hand sensation was mostly spared. This indicates that overlapping of the dermatomal zones seems much more widespread than previously reported...
  23. doi request reprint Results of grafting the anterior and posterior divisions of the upper trunk in complete palsies of the brachial plexus
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 33:1529-40. 2008
    ..We report on the results obtained with reconstruction of the brachial plexus using short sural nerve grafts that connect nonavulsed roots to the anterior, posterior, or both divisions of the upper trunk...
  24. ncbi request reprint Transfer of the accessory nerve to the suprascapular nerve in brachial plexus reconstruction
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 32:989-98. 2007
    ..The results of the transfer to the suprascapular nerve are compared with those of the combined repair of the suprascapular and axillary nerves...
  25. ncbi request reprint Thumb metacarpal vascularized bone graft in long-standing scaphoid nonunion--a useful graft via dorsal or palmar approach: a cohort study of 24 patients
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Hospital Governador Celso Ramos, Department of Orthopedics, Hand Surgery Unit, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 29:1089-97. 2004
    ..In the present study nonunion was repaired using a bone graft raised from the thumb metacarpal and vascularized by the first dorsal metacarpal artery...
  26. doi request reprint The possible role of regenerating axons in pain persistence after brachial plexus grafting
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 30:532-6. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that pain after brachial plexus injury arises from nonavulsed rather than avulsed roots. After grafting, regenerating axons which have attained the periphery might be responsible for pain maintenance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery improvement is related to aberrant reinnervation trimming. A comparative study using fresh or predegenerated nerve grafts
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Centro De Ciências Biológicas E Da Saúde CCBS, Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Acta Neuropathol 111:601-9. 2006
    ..Regeneration in predegenerated grafts was faster but the final rate of recovery was similar to conventional grafts...
  28. doi request reprint Very distal sensory nerve transfers in high median nerve lesions
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 36:387-93. 2011
    ..We report on the results of reconstruction of fingertip sensation by very distal nerve transfer in 8 patients with high median nerve lesions...
  29. doi request reprint The anabolic steroid nandrolone enhances motor and sensory functional recovery in rat median nerve repair with long interpositional nerve grafts
    Marcos Flavio Ghizoni
    University of Southern Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 27:269-76. 2013
    ..Recovery from peripheral nerve repair is frequently incomplete. Hence drugs that enhance nerve regeneration are needed clinically...
  30. doi request reprint Transfer of a flexor digitorum superficialis motor branch for wrist extension reconstruction in C5-C8 root injuries of the brachial plexus: a case series
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 33:39-42. 2013
    ..In C5-C8 root injuries of the brachial plexus, transfer of a flexor digitorum superficialis motor branch to the extensor carpi radialis brevis produces limited recovery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long thoracic nerve: anatomy and functional assessment
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Praça Getulio Vargas, 322, Florianopolis, SC, 88020030, Brazil
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:993-8. 2005
    ..The purposes of this study were to clarify the anatomy of the long thoracic nerve and to propose a clinical test to assess the function of the upper division of the long thoracic nerve...
  32. doi request reprint The mesh repair: tension free alternative on dealing with nerve gaps-experimental results
    Paulo Roberto Kechele
    Departamento de Clínica Cirúrgica, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Trindade, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 31:551-8. 2011
    ..The EES and ATS surgical procedures methods demonstrated important similar results considering functional and molecular biology analysis of the median nerve injury...
  33. doi request reprint Anatomical study of the plantaris tendon: reliability as a tendo-osseous graft
    Marcos Antonio Dos Santos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital de Guarnição de Florianópolis, Rua Silva Jardim, 441, Centro Florianópolis, Florianopolis, 88020 200, Brazil
    Surg Radiol Anat 31:59-61. 2009
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Combined injury of the accessory nerve and brachial plexus
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 68:390-5; discussion 396. 2011
    ..Stretch-induced spinal accessory nerve palsy has been considered extremely rare, with only a few cases reported...
  35. ncbi request reprint Improved technique for harvesting the accessory nerve for transfer in brachial plexus injuries
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    University of the South of Santa Catarina Unsul, Center of Biological Science and Health, CCBS, Tubarao, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS-366-70; discussion ONS-370. 2006
    ..We propose a technique for location and dissection of the accessory nerve between the deep cervical fascia and the trapezius muscle...
  36. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus dorsal rhizotomy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    University of the South of Santa Catarina, UNISUL, Department of Biological and Health Science, CCBS, Praça Getulio Vargas, 322, Florianopolis, SC 88020030, Brazil
    Hand Clin 19:687-99. 2003
    ..Children aged 5-6 years without muscle contractures are the ideal candidates to benefit fully from dorsal rhizotomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Long interpositional nerve graft consistently induces incomplete motor and sensory recovery in the rat. An experimental model to test nerve repair
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Av José Acácio Moreira, 787, Bairro Dehon, Cx Postal 370, Tubarão 88704 900, SC, Brazil
    J Neurosci Methods 134:75-80. 2004
    ..This model of deficient reinnervation might prove to be of interest in testing of new strategies for the enhancement of nerve recovery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus avulsion injury repairs with nerve transfers and nerve grafts directly implanted into the spinal cord yield partial recovery of shoulder and elbow movements
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Hospital Governador Celso Ramos, Praça Getulio Vargas 322, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina 88020030, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 52:1385-9; discussion 1389-90. 2003
    ..The current treatment is based on nerve transfers, which yield very limited recovery. In this study, brachial plexus injuries were repaired with nerve transfers and nerve grafts directly implanted into the spinal cord...
  39. ncbi request reprint Refinements in the technique for repair of the accessory nerve
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hospital, Tubarao, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1401-6. 2006
    ..After accessory nerve grafting, pain and motion consistently improved in all patients. The technique proposed here ensures reliable and rapid identification of the divided stumps of the accessory nerve...
  40. doi request reprint Reconstruction of complete palsies of the adult brachial plexus by root grafting using long grafts and nerve transfers to target nerves
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1640-6. 2010
    ..Nerve transfers were performed to restore function of the suprascapular nerve, triceps long head, and pectoralis major muscle...
  41. doi request reprint Mesh epineurial splinting for late median nerve repair in older patients: a preliminary report
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 31:441-7. 2011
    ..These preliminary results suggest that, in older patients, the use of a mesh to splint the coaptation site followed by direct nerve repair yields better recovery than conventional sural grafts...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of clinical signs and computed tomography myelography findings in detecting and excluding nerve root avulsion in complete brachial plexus palsy
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hospital, Tubarao, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 105:835-42. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Nerve repair by end-to-side coaptation or fascicular transfer: a clinical study
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Hospital Governador Celso Ramos, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Reconstr Microsurg 19:313-8. 2003
    ..Clinical, electrophysiologic and histologic recovery was not observed in the patients who underwent end-to-side nerve coaptation, but recovery was observed when a fascicular transfer was performed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Concepts of nerve regeneration and repair applied to brachial plexus reconstruction
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hospital, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    Microsurgery 26:230-44. 2006
    ..Surgical treatment of painful conditions and new drugs are also discussed...
  45. doi request reprint Upper and lower trapezius muscle transfer to restore shoulder abduction and external rotation in longstanding upper type palsies of the brachial plexus in adults
    Jayme Augusto Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Microsurgery 31:263-7. 2011
    ....