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Topic: Peripheral Nerve Injuries in the Upper Extremity

A special issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research

ISSN 2349-6150 (Online), ISSN 2347-9264 (Print)

Submission deadline: 30 Apr 2022

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. Harvey Chim, MD
    Division of plastic and reconstructive surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA.

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  • Dr. Jacques H. Hacquebord, MD
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

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Special Issue Introduction

Peripheral nerve injuries in the upper extremity can cause significant morbidity and disability. Advances like distal nerve transfers and targeted muscle reinnervation promise better outcomes for patients, while traditional techniques like nerve grafting continue to play a vital role. 

In this special issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research, we will focus on new developments in the clinical and basic science arena, which promise better outcomes for diagnosing and treating these often debilitating injuries.


Peripheral nerve, brachial plexus, amputee reconstruction, targeted muscle reinnervation, nerve grafting, nerve transfers

Submission Deadline

30 Apr 2022

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Contacts: Lilian Zhang, Assistant Editor,

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