radial nerve


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radial nerve

[′rād·ē·əl ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
A large nerve that arises in the brachial plexus and branches to enervate the extensor muscles and skin of the posterior aspect of the arm, forearm, and hand.
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Outcomes of nerve reconstruction for radial nerve injuries based on the level of injury in 244 operative cases.
At the final follow-up 2 years after surgery, the motor and sensory palsy of the radial nerve recovered to levels of the healthy side and grip strength for the right and left hands were 35.9 kg and 37.3 kg, respectively.
The total number of studies assessing postoperative muscle strength when the radial nerve was used as the recipient nerve was nine, and the pooled sample size was 24.
Considering the sensory block characteristics of radial nerve, it was seen that suficient blockage levels were reached in the 9th minute in the G1 group and 6th minute in the G2 group.
[Compression of the superficial branch of the radial nerve by a synovial ganglion of the elbow (about one case and literature review)].
Usual donor for SS remains to be SA nerve while triceps branch radial nerve is usually used to neurotize AX due to neighbourhood availability.
Radial nerve 5% Ulnar nerve 27% Median nerve 68% Note: Table made from bar graph.
(4) Abrams found variable innervation of the forearm mobile wad and extensor compartment muscles, but the most common pattern found was radial nerve innervation of the brachioradialis and extensor carpi radialis longus.
Iatrogenic palsy of radial nerve is a common complication of dynamic compression plate as surgical treatment of humeral shaft fractures.
Radial nerve injury may occur with fractures involving distal humerus and careful assessment of animal's neurologic status is essential.