Peripheral Nerve Lesions

  • M. Samii

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Cellular Biology of the Experimental Peripheral Nerve Lesion

    1. G. W. Kreutzberg, M. B. Graeber
      Pages 1-6
  3. Muscle Response to Changes in Innervation

  4. The Response of Sensory Ganglia and Spinal Cord to Injury

  5. Pathomorphology of Regenerating Peripheral Nerves

  6. Role of Neurotrophic Factors in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

  7. Electrophysiological Changes Due to Motor Nerve Injury

  8. Somatosensory Regeneration Following Peripheral Nerve Injury

  9. The Contribution of Both the Peripheral and Central Nervous Systems to the Pain that Follows Peripheral Nerve Injury

  10. Clinical Symptoms, Electrophysiological and Morphological Findings in Traumatic Lesions of the Ischiadic Nerve in Domestic Fowl

  11. Regeneration of Peripheral Nerves by Means of Muscle and Nerve Transplants

    1. M. Sparmann, G. Friedebold, T. Meyer
      Pages 66-69
  12. Motor Recovery After Delayed Nerve Suture

    1. H.-P. Richter
      Pages 70-72
  13. Stimulation of Nerve Axon Outgrowth by Means of Fibrin Adhesive with Added Melanotropic Neuropeptide

  14. Nerve Regeneration in the Centrocentral Anastomosis

    1. J. M. González-Darder, J. Barberá, J. L. Gil- Salú, F. Garcia-Vázquez
      Pages 75-80
  15. Biochemical Manipulation of the Microenvironment in Experimental Nerve Regeneration Chambers

  16. Experimental Repair of Peripheral Nerve Injury Using Venous Autograft

    1. A. Leventis, A. Maillis, E. Singounas, P. Davaki, N. Karandreas
      Pages 88-95
  17. Experimental Nerve Regeneration Under a Vein Graft in the Rat

    1. J. Godard, G. Coulon, G. Monnier, D. Rouillon, G. Jacquet, R. Steimle
      Pages 96-103
  18. Rejection of Allogenic Nerve Grafts in a Genetic Model of the Rat

    1. E. Schaller, P. Mailänder, M. Becker, G. F. Walter, A. Berger
      Pages 104-112
  19. Spinal Nerve Lesion and its Regeneration with and without Nerve Suture: An Experimental Study in Rats

  20. Limitation of Neuroma Formation by Fat Tissue

    1. J. Weis, J. M. Schröder
      Pages 124-129

About these proceedings


The introduction of the operating microscope as a surgical tool revolutionized the treatment of peripheral nerve lesions. A new era thus began in the early 1960s, which led to a substantial improvement in the management of nerve lesions. The results of nerve grafting techniques have demonstrated that, independent of the length of the defect, lesions can be successfully bridged. The free tissue transplants with microvascular anastomosis have also opened new, rewarding possibilities for peripheral nerve reconstruction procedures, facilitating the achievement not only of satisfactory anatomical but also of satisfactory fUhctional results. In order to evaluate the state of the art and reflect retrospectively on 25 years of microneurosurgical treatment of peripheral nerves, numerous outstanding scientists and clinicosurgical physicians were invited to Hanover in order to exchange their viewpoints and experiences. An active und fruitful discussion resulted which dealt with the many aspects of anatomy, pathology, clinical and neuro­ physiology, diagnosis, and with the surgery and physiotherapy which constitute modern-day peripheral nerve lesion treatment. The excit­ ing ongoing experimental and clinical activities have led us to support the wish and idea to publish the scientific exchange which took place during the Hanover symposium. I truly believe that the articles presented in this book cover so many interesting subjects concerned with peripheral nerve lesions that the book will serve the interested and dedicated physician involved with such cases as a reference work for the basics and also provide him with the therapeutic guidelines to assist him in his daily work.


Hirnnervenschädigung Plastische- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie Wiederherstellungschirurgie nervous system peripheres Nervensystem surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Samii
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical School Hanover, City of HanoverNordstadt HospitalHannover 1Germany

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-75613-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-75611-5
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