Medicine

Basic Principles of Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Edited by Seyed Mansoor Rayegani, ISBN 978-953-51-0407-0, 278 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 28, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1249

Peripheral nerve disorders are comprising one of the major clinical topics in neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Sharp nerve injuries, chronic entrapment syndromes, and peripheral neuropathic processes can be classified in this common medical topic. Different aspects of these disorders including anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, injury mechanisms, and different diagnostic and management methods need to be addressed when discussing this topic. The goal of preparing this book was to gather such pertinent chapters to cover these aspects.