Endoskopische Methoden in der peripheren Nervenchirurgie

Translated title of the contribution: Endoscopic methods in peripheral nerve surgery

R. Gröner, C. A. Brunner, P. Graf, E. Biemer

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Performing nerve surgery with minimally invasive, endoscopic techniques offers new ways of achieving functional benefits by reducing scarring compared with conventional procedures. Early mobilisation and restoration of function are made possible by eliminating the need to immobilise the limb in plaster and reducing scarring in the weight-bearing region of the limb. Atraumatic preparation along the course of a nerve can help decrease operative morbidity and postoperative symptoms. Operating times are now no longer than those for conventional procedures, and the complication rate remains low if indications are strictly adhered to.

Translated title of the contributionEndoscopic methods in peripheral nerve surgery
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)408-411
Number of pages4
JournalMunchener Medizinische Wochenschrift
Issue number27-28
StatePublished - 10 Jul 1998
Externally publishedYes


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