The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the various nerve transfer options for restoration of elbow function. This article describes nerve transfer strategies for elbow flexion and extension including the indications, limitations, and expected outcomes based on current literature.

Brachial plexus injury, Elbow extension, Elbow flexion, Nerve root avulsion, Nerve transfers, Proximal nerve injury,
Hand Clinics
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Bulstra, L.F, & Shin, A.Y. (2016). Nerve Transfers to Restore Elbow Function. Hand Clinics (Vol. 32, pp. 165–174). doi:10.1016/j.hcl.2015.12.005