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Nerve Transfer MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nerve Transfer
Tree Number(s)
E04.525.550
Unique ID
D016067
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016067
Scope Note
Surgical reinnervation of a denervated peripheral target using a healthy donor nerve and/or its proximal stump. The direct connection is usually made to a healthy postlesional distal portion of a non-functioning nerve or implanted directly into denervated muscle or insensitive skin. Nerve sprouts will grow from the transferred nerve into the denervated elements and establish contact between them and the neurons that formerly controlled another area.
Entry Term(s)
Nerve Crossover
Neurotization
Previous Indexing
specific nerve/surgery (1970-1990)
specific nerve/transplantation (1972-1990)
See Also
Nerve Regeneration
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/06/06
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Nerve Transfer Preferred
Nerve Crossover Narrower
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