Radial Nerve - Relevant Articles

  1. Current Concepts – Ratner JA, Peljovich A, Kozin SH. Update on tendon transfers for peripheral nerve injuries. JHS 2010; 35A: 1371-1381
  2. Review Article – Cheah AE, Etcheson J, Yao J. Radial nerve tendon transfers. Hand Clinics 2016. 32: 323-338.
  3. Special Topic – Krishnan KG, Schackert G. An analysis of results after selective tendon transfers through the interosseous membrane to provide selective finger and thumb extension in chronic irreparable radial nerve lesions. JHS 2008; 33(2): 223-231.


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Chotigavanich C. Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy. Bull Hosp Jt Dis Orthop Inst. 1990;50:1– 10. 

Curtis RM. Fundamental principles of tendon transfer. Orthop Clin North Am. 1974;5:231–242.

Green DP. Radial nerve palsy. In: Green’s Operative Hand Surgery. 5th ed. Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA: 2005. 

Hentz VR. Surgical strategy: matching the patient with the procedure. Hand Clin. 2002;18:503– 518. 

Millender LH, Nalebuff EA, Holdsworth DE. Posterior interosseous-nerve syndrome secondary to rheumatoid synovitis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1973;55(4):753–757. 

Riordan DC. Tendon transfers in hand surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 1983;8:748–753.