Alexandros E Beris

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with microdecompression and interspinous distraction device insertion. A case series
    Avraam Ploumis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 7:35. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-union of femoral neck fractures with osteonecrosis of the femoral head: treatment with combined free vascularized fibular grafting and subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy
    Alexandros E Beris
    School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Panepistemiou Avenue, Ioannina, 45 110, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:335-43, ix. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Vascularized fibula transfer for lower limb reconstruction
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:205-11. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Restoration of elbow function in severe brachial plexus paralysis via muscle transfers
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S15-22. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Shoulder reanimation in posttraumatic brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 41:312-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Can end-to-side neurorrhaphy bridge large defects? An experimental study in rats
    Marios G Lykissas
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, P C 45110, Greece
    Muscle Nerve 36:664-71. 2007
  7. pmc Proximal screws placement in intertrochanteric fractures treated with external fixation: comparison of two different techniques
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:48. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Femoral head osteonecrosis: why choose free vascularized fibula grafting
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:223-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Digit and hand replantation
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1141-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Recent updates of surgical techniques and applications of free vascularized fibular graft in extremity and trunk reconstruction
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:171-5. 2011

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Publications53

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with microdecompression and interspinous distraction device insertion. A case series
    Avraam Ploumis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 7:35. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of patients undergoing surgery for spinal stenosis with a combination of unilateral microdecompression and interspinous distraction device insertion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-union of femoral neck fractures with osteonecrosis of the femoral head: treatment with combined free vascularized fibular grafting and subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy
    Alexandros E Beris
    School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Panepistemiou Avenue, Ioannina, 45 110, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:335-43, ix. 2004
    ..The authors describe the operative technique and results of combined subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy and free vascularized fibular grafting in management of five young patients with both non-union and avascular necrosis...
  3. doi request reprint Vascularized fibula transfer for lower limb reconstruction
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:205-11. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Restoration of elbow function in severe brachial plexus paralysis via muscle transfers
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S15-22. 2008
    ..Latissimus dorsi muscle transfer is a reliable method for elbow reanimation. Appropriate postoperative management is also an important factor to obtain better outcome...
  5. doi request reprint Shoulder reanimation in posttraumatic brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Injury 41:312-8. 2010
    ..Early neurotisation of the suprascapular and the axillary nerve should be one of the priorities in plexus reconstruction in order to reanimate the shoulder...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can end-to-side neurorrhaphy bridge large defects? An experimental study in rats
    Marios G Lykissas
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, P C 45110, Greece
    Muscle Nerve 36:664-71. 2007
    ..There was no functional or histologic evidence of donor nerve deterioration. In conclusion, the present study confirms that "double" end-to-side neurorrhaphy may be useful for the repair of divided human nerves with long gaps...
  7. pmc Proximal screws placement in intertrochanteric fractures treated with external fixation: comparison of two different techniques
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:48. 2011
    ..To compare two different techniques of proximal pin placement for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients utilizing the Orthofix Pertrochanteric Fixator...
  8. doi request reprint Femoral head osteonecrosis: why choose free vascularized fibula grafting
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:223-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review article is to update knowledge about treatment strategies in femoral head osteonecrosis and to compare free vascularized fibula grafting to traditional and new treatment modalities...
  9. doi request reprint Digit and hand replantation
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1141-7. 2010
    ..Adequate postoperative evaluation is mandatory to avoid early or late complications. To improve functional results, many replantation patients may need further reconstructive surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Recent updates of surgical techniques and applications of free vascularized fibular graft in extremity and trunk reconstruction
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:171-5. 2011
    ..It also highlights tips and pearls of surgical technique in some crucial steps of harvesting the vascularized fibular graft in order to offer a vascularized bone with safety and low donor site morbidity...
  11. doi request reprint Bone marrow edema syndrome
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Skeletal Radiol 38:425-36. 2009
    ..Clinical entities, such as TOH, RMO, and RSD are spontaneously resolving, and surgical treatment is not needed. On the other hand, early differential diagnosis and surgical treatment in case of osteonecrosis is of crucial importance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term evaluation of rabbit peripheral nerve repair with end-to-side neurorrhaphy in rabbits
    Zijie Zhang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:262-7. 2006
    ..The results indicate that end-to-side neurorrhaphy could induce axonal sprouting from the main nerve trunk of upper limbs in rabbits, leading to useful functional recovery...
  13. doi request reprint The free vascularized fibular graft for bridging large skeletal defects of the upper extremity
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 31:190-7. 2011
    ..Mean patient age was 27 years (7-43 years) and mean follow-up was 4 years (1-10 years). The results confirm the value of vascularized fibular grafts for bridging large bone defects in the upper extremity...
  14. doi request reprint Correction of elbow flexion contracture in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy through arthrodiatasis of the elbow (Ioannina method)
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:14-20. 2010
    ..This novel technique (closed gradual arthrodiatasis of the elbow joint) has a definite role in the treatment of elbow flexion contracture in late cases of obstetric palsy, given the otherwise limited surgical options...
  15. doi request reprint Distal radioulnar joint instability (Galeazzi type injury) after internal fixation in relation to the radius fracture pattern
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 36:847-52. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Management of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy with early plexus microreconstruction and late muscle transfers
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 28:252-61. 2008
    ..We present and discuss our experience in treating early and/or late obstetrical palsies utilizing the above-mentioned microsurgical strategy and review the literature on the management of brachial plexus birth palsy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Axonal regeneration stimulated by erythropoietin: an experimental study in rats
    Marios G Lykissas
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, P C 45110, Greece
    J Neurosci Methods 164:107-15. 2007
    ..Further investigation will be necessary to optimise the conditions (dose, mode of administration) in order to maintain its effects...
  18. doi request reprint Free vascularized fibular graft for treatment of pathological femoral neck fracture and osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a case report with a long-term follow-up
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 29:240-3. 2009
    ..Progression of osteonecrosis was arrested. Hip salvage and a satisfactory subjective and clinical outcome were achieved. At the last follow-up, 13 years postoperatively, the patient had satisfactory functional outcome...
  19. doi request reprint Femoral periprosthetic fracture in osteoporotic bone after a total knee replacement: treatment with Ilizarov external fixation
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Arthroplasty 25:1168.e9-12. 2010
    ..In periprosthetic femoral fractures, especially in elderly patients, Ilizarov external fixator is a treatment option which provides stable fixation, prompt postoperative mobilization, and has no major complications...
  20. doi request reprint Comparative study of surgical treatment of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow
    Grigorios I Mitsionis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:513-9. 2010
    ..The optimal surgical treatment for cubital tunnel syndrome remains unclear. We aim to evaluate the long-term outcome of surgical treatment by comparing the results of the different methods proposed...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of erythropoietin in central and peripheral nerve injury
    Marios G Lykissas
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:639-44. 2007
    ..Epo's administration contributes to the recovery of mechanical allodynia and may be effective in peripheral nerve regeneration after neurorrhaphy...
  22. doi request reprint Congenital syndactyly: outcome of surgical treatment in 131 webs
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:2-7. 2010
    ..Use of a dorsal rectangular flap in combination with 2 volar triangular flaps and use of full thickness skin grafts, ensure a satisfactory outcome and minimize the number of operations per web...
  23. doi request reprint Microsurgery for lower extremity injuries
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Injury 39:S103-8. 2008
    ..Although many different treatment protocols have been proposed, they all highlight the importance of early tissue coverage with bone management performed in a later stage...
  24. doi request reprint Congenital pseudarthrosis of the radius treated with gradual distraction and free vascularized fibular graft: case report
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 35:406-11. 2010
    ..At the last follow-up, 10 years postoperatively, the patient has maintained bony union, with full wrist flexion-extension and forearm pronation-supination...
  25. doi request reprint Chapter 13: Experimental results in end-to-side neurorrhaphy
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Int Rev Neurobiol 87:269-79. 2009
    ..The results of experimental studies trying to investigate these parameters are briefly discussed in this review article...
  26. ncbi request reprint Wrist arthrodesis for brachial plexus palsy using an external fixator and a cannulated screw (Ioannina technique)
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 18:87-91. 2010
    ..To present a new technique for wrist arthrodesis and review its treatment outcomes in 33 patients with brachial plexus palsy...
  27. pmc The mangled extremity and attempt for limb salvage
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Surg Res 4:4. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  28. doi request reprint Index finger pollicization in the treatment of congenitally deficient thumb
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 66:137-42. 2011
    ..Index finger pollicization is the method of choice in the treatment of thumb aplasia or severe hypoplasia. The younger patients adapt easier and use the new thumb in a more natural way...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vascularized free fibular bone graft in the management of congenital tibial pseudarthrosis
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 29:346-52. 2009
    ..This is only half of the problem; the other half is to maintain union. Long-term follow-up beyond skeletal maturity, if possible, is necessary to evaluate surgical results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vascularised bone grafts for the management of non-union
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, K A T Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, 145 61 Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Injury 37:S41-50. 2006
    ..Vascularised grafts, such as the free fibula, offer not only structural support, but also promote bone healing. The later is achieved by trabecular bone formation, as well as vascular sprouting from pedicle vessels...
  31. ncbi request reprint Application of the Endomodel rotating hinge knee prosthesis for knee osteoarthritis
    Alexandros N Mavrodontidis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:179-84. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the Endomodel rotating hinge prosthesis can be considered a good alternative for primary TKA in cases of serious axial deformity and collateral ligament deficiency and in rheumatoid arthritis patients...
  32. doi request reprint The efficacy of erythropoietin on acute spinal cord injury. An experimental study on a rat model
    Vasileios A Kontogeorgakos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:189-94. 2009
    ..In the present study we used the aneurysmal clip model to evaluate the efficacy of two different regimes of rhEPO administration on the functional outcome after severe acute spinal cord injury (ASCI)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Musculocutaneous neurotization to restore elbow flexion in brachial plexus paralysis
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopedics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:325-9. 2006
    ..Sometimes in order to match the axonal number of the target to the lower number of axons offered by the donors, two or more donor nerves may be driven to the same target, such as the musculocutaneous nerve...
  34. doi request reprint Treatment of full-thickness chondral defects of the knee with autologous chondrocyte implantation: a functional evaluation with long-term follow-up
    Alexandros E Beris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, PC 45110, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 40:562-7. 2012
    ..Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been proven an effective method in treating large articular cartilage defects in short- or medium-term follow-up clinical studies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sciatic and peroneal nerve injuries
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:288-94. 2006
    ..Developments in the basic sciences, bioengineering, and medical imaging may further improve the results of management of these serious nerve injuries...
  36. ncbi request reprint Repair of the main nerve trunk of the upper limb with end-to-side neurorrhaphy: an experimental study in rabbits
    Zijie Zhang
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 26:245-52. 2006
    ..The effect of the procedure on the donor nerve was negligible...
  37. ncbi request reprint Free functional muscle transfer failure and thrombophilic gene mutations as a potential risk factor: a case report
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:88-90. 2007
    ..The possibility of thrombophilia was investigated and during the genetic investigation it was discovered that he was heterozygous for the mutations of factor V, G1691A-Leiden, A4070G and homozygous for the MTHFR C677T mutation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Transient osteoporosis
    Anastasios V Korompilias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, PC 45110, Greece
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16:480-9. 2008
    ..However, early differential diagnosis and surgical treatment are crucial for the patient with osteonecrosis of the hip or knee...
  39. doi request reprint Intrinsic haemangioma of the median nerve: report of a case and review of the literature
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Microsurgery 28:89-90. 2008
    ..Three years later, the patient is free of symptoms and no recurrence of the mass was noticed...
  40. ncbi request reprint The 12-in-1 procedure for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot
    Zoe H Dailiana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, Thessaly, Greece
    J Surg Orthop Adv 17:188-92. 2008
    ..The long-term follow-up results of the 12-in-1 procedure are encouraging for the treatment of idiopathic congenital clubfoot...
  41. doi request reprint Surgical management of posterior hip dislocations associated with posterior wall acetabular fracture: a study with a minimum follow-up of 15 years
    Gregorios I Mitsionis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    J Orthop Trauma 26:460-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcome after surgical management of posterior hip dislocations associated with posterior wall acetabular fracture and to depict prognostic factors that may affect surgical results...
  42. ncbi request reprint Median nerve compression secondary to lipoma arising from flexor tenosynovium: a case report
    Marios D Vekris
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Hand Surg 12:83-6. 2007
    ..The patient had complete relief from the neurologic symptoms six months after lipoma excision...
  43. pmc Simultaneous bicompartmental bucket-handle meniscal tears with intact anterior cruciate ligament: a case report
    Marios G Lykissas
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:34. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, there are no previous reports of this type of injury in the literature...
  44. pmc Normative data on hand grip strength in a Greek adult population
    Gregory Mitsionis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Int Orthop 33:713-7. 2009
    ..A positive association between BMI and dominant hand GS was seen in female individuals. Additional factors associated with GS should be the goal of future investigations...
  45. pmc The role of erythropoietin as an inhibitor of tissue ischemia
    Nikolaos Paschos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, P O Box 45110, Greece
    Int J Biol Sci 4:161-8. 2008
    ..This article reviews the proposed implications of erythropoietin in tissue ischemia and discusses the possible mechanisms for this action along with its potential therapeutic applications...
  46. pmc Decompressive surgery for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: long-term results
    Ioannis D Gelalis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina, Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Int Orthop 30:59-63. 2006
    ..Patients with concomitant fusion had good to excellent results and were more satisfied, whereas patients with long-standing preoperative symptoms had poor to fair result and were less satisfied...
  47. ncbi request reprint Two-stage flexor tendon reconstruction in zone II using a silicone rod and a pedicled intrasynovial graft
    Alexandros E Beris
    University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ioannina, Greece
    J Hand Surg Am 28:652-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate the results of a modified Paneva-Holevich technique for flexor tendon reconstruction in zone II...
  48. ncbi request reprint Total hip and knee arthroplasty for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Panagiotis B Kitsoulis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Folia Med (Plovdiv) 48:42-9. 2006
    ..With appropriate indications pain relief,decrease of deformity and improvement of quality of life can be achieved in most patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Microsurgical dissection of the carpal tunnel with respect to neurovascular structures at risk during endoscopic carpal tunnel release
    Haris S Vasiliadis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Arthroscopy 22:807-12. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Free vascularized fibular grafts for reconstruction of skeletal defects
    Konstantinos N Malizos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Thessalia Medical School, 22 Papakiriazi Street, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:360-9. 2004
    ..The free vascularized fibular graft has been successfully applied as a reconstruction option in patients with traumatic or septic skeletal defect, after tumor resection, and has shown promise in patients with congenital pseudarthrosis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of the osteonecrotic triad of the knee
    Panayotis N Soucacos
    1st Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, KAT Accident Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, Kifissia 14561, Athens, Greece
    Orthop Clin North Am 35:371-81, x. 2004
    ..More than 80% of the patients deteriorate to the extent that surgical reconstruction is necessary, whereas only about 20%of the patients demonstrate spontaneous resolution or no additional deterioration of the osteonecrotic lesion...
  52. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in delayed bone union and non-union
    Vasilios D Polyzois
    KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14561, Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:445-53, viii. 2006
    ..Healing of a fracture is a continuous process that involves various types of histologic regeneration at different sites. This article describes current approaches to managing delayed union and non-union of fracture...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diverse types of epineural conduits for bridging short nerve defects. An experimental study in the rabbit
    Ioannis A Ignatiadis
    Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Department, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Microsurgery 27:98-104. 2007
    ..In this experimental model an epineural flap can be used to bridge a nerve defect successfully...