On the Indication for Endoscopic Harvesting of Nerve Grafts

  • R. Koller
  • P. Giovanoli
  • M. Frey
Part of the Update in Plastic Surgery book series (UPDATEPLASTIC)


Nowadays techniques, instrumentation and strategies in microsurgery have improved to a satisfactory standard. Due to the constantly high success rates of microsurgical transfers, the focus of interest has been extended from the recipient site to the source of the transferred tissue. Donor site morbidity has become an important issue in the choice of flaps but also in the harvesting of nerve grafts, especially the sural nerve.


Sural Nerve Donor Site Morbidity Popliteal Fossa Endoscopic Method Additional Incision 
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  • R. Koller
  • P. Giovanoli
  • M. Frey

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