J A Bertelli

Summary

Affiliation: Governador Celso Ramos Hospital
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Triceps motor nerve branches as a donor or receiver in nerve transfers
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 61:333-8; discussion 338-9. 2007
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Lower trapezius muscle transfer for reconstruction of elbow extension in brachial plexus injuries
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:459-64. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Lengthening of subscapularis and transfer of the lower trapezius in the correction of recurrent internal rotation contracture following obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Rua Newton Ramos 70, apto 901, Florianopolis, SC 88015395, Brazil
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:943-8. 2009
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Pain after avulsion injuries and complete palsy of the brachial plexus: the possible role of nonavulsed roots in pain generation
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianpolis, SC, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1104-13; discussion 1113-4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Flexor tendon grafting using a plantaris tendon with a fragment of attached bone for fixation to the distal phalanx: a preliminary cohort study
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1543-8. 2007

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  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Triceps motor nerve branches as a donor or receiver in nerve transfers
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
    Neurosurgery 61:333-8; discussion 338-9. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were 1) to clarify the anatomy of the triceps motor branches, and 2) to evaluate their possible uses as a donor or receiver for nerve transfer...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Lower trapezius muscle transfer for reconstruction of elbow extension in brachial plexus injuries
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:459-64. 2009
    ..We now report on the successful transfer of the lower trapezius muscle to reconstruct triceps function in three patients with longstanding lesions of the brachial plexus that had not been previously treated surgically...
  6. doi request reprint Lengthening of subscapularis and transfer of the lower trapezius in the correction of recurrent internal rotation contracture following obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Rua Newton Ramos 70, apto 901, Florianopolis, SC 88015395, Brazil
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:943-8. 2009
    ..Lengthening of the tendon of subcapularis and lower trapezius transfer to infraspinatus improved the range of active external rotation in patients who had previously had surgery for an internal rotation contracture...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Pain after avulsion injuries and complete palsy of the brachial plexus: the possible role of nonavulsed roots in pain generation
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianpolis, SC, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1104-13; discussion 1113-4. 2008
    ..However, the large majority of patients have at least one nonavulsed root. We postulated that pain, be it subacute or chronic, originates in the stump of the nonavulsed roots...
  10. ncbi request reprint Flexor tendon grafting using a plantaris tendon with a fragment of attached bone for fixation to the distal phalanx: a preliminary cohort study
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1543-8. 2007
    ..For secure distal attachment, we investigate the results of flexor tendon grafting using the plantaris tendon with a fragment of attached bone fixed with a screw to the distal phalanx...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Transfer of the supinator muscle to the extensor pollicis brevis for thumb extension reconstruction in C7-T1 brachial plexus palsy
    J A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of the South of Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:29-31. 2010
    ..We describe the transfer of the supinator muscle to the extensor pollicis brevis to reanimate thumb extension in patients with long standing C7-T1 brachial plexus palsy...
  14. pmc Results and current approach for Brachial Plexus reconstruction
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of Southern Santa Catarina Unisul, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 6:2. 2011
    ..Pain resolution should be the first priority, and root exploration and grafting helped to decrease or eliminate pain complaints within a short time of surgery...
  15. 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
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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Transfer of supinator motor branches to the posterior interosseous nerve to reconstruct thumb and finger extension in tetraplegia: case report
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Center of Biological and Health Sciences, University of the South of Santa Catarina, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1647-51. 2010
    ..In tetraplegic patients with strong wrist extensors, supinator motor branch transfer is a promising new alternative for the reconstruction of thumb and finger extension...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
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  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint The towel test: a useful technique for the clinical and electromyographic evaluation of obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    J A Bertelli
    Departments of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil and Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina Unisul, Centro De Ciências Biológicas E Da Saúde CCBS, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Br 29:155-8. 2004
    ..The towel test is a reliable technique for evaluating children with obstetric brachial plexus injuries...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus dorsal rhizotomy in the treatment of upper-limb spasticity
    J A Bertelli
    Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital and Associação Santa Catarina de Reabilitação, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Neurosurg 93:26-32. 2000
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dorsal rhizotomy on upper-limb spasticity, functional improvement, coordination, and hand sensibility...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sensitive areolar reconstruction in using a neurocutaneous island flap based on the medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1748-50. 1999
    ..This sensory deficit passed unnoticed by the patient. The technique developed here is a refinement in breast reconstruction, and we think it should be used in selected patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Variation in nerve autograft length increases fibre misdirection and decreases pruning effectiveness: an experimental study in the rat median nerve
    J A Bertelli
    Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina Unisul, Centro De Ciências Biológicas E Da Saúde CCBS, Tubaraão, SC, Brazil
    Neurol Res 27:657-65. 2005
    ..The length of the nerve graft has been suggested to affect outcomes. Experiments were performed in the rat in order to test this assumption and to detect a possible mechanism to explain differences in recovery...
  33. ncbi request reprint The course of aberrant reinnervation following nerve repair with fresh or denatured muscle autografts
    Jayme A Bertelli
    Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina Unisul, Centro De Ciências Biológicas E Da Saúde CCBS, Tubarao, SC, Brazil
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 10:359-68. 2005
    ..A time- and activity-related recovery was associated with readjustment in the pathways and muscle fiber rearrangement. We suggest that muscle activity generates specificity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Brachialis muscle transfer to the forearm muscles in obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Joana de Gusmão Children s Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Br 31:261-5. 2006
    ..Twelve months after surgery, average active motion recovery was 20 degrees for wrist extension and 14 degrees for pronation. Active and passive range of motion was similar...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treatment of scaphoid non-unions by a palmar approach with vascularised bone graft harvested from the thumb
    J A Bertelli
    Hospital Governador Celso Ramos, Department of Orthopedics, Hand Surgery Unit, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:217-23. 2007
    ..Twelve months after surgery, nine of the ten patients had significant pain relief with an improved range of motion and grip strength...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Neurocutaneous island flaps in upper limb coverage: experience with 44 clinical cases
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Hand and Microsurgery, , Santa Catarina, Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 22:515-26. 1997
    ..In the majority of cases, the donor site may be closed primarily and donor site morbidity is minimal...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hemidigital resection with collateral ligament transplantation in the treatment of macrodactyly: a case report
    J A Bertelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, , , Brazil
    J Hand Surg Am 26:623-7. 2001
    ..Transplantation of the collateral ligament ensured a stable joint. Fingertip sensibility was maintained...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
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