posterior interosseous nerve


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pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous nerve

[TA]
the terminal portion of the deep branch of the radial nerve; arises in the cubital region, penetrating and supplying the supinator and continuing with the posterior interosseous artery to supply all the extensor muscles in the forearm.

pos·te·ri·or in·ter·os·se·ous nerve

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs nĕrv) [TA]
The deep terminal branch of the radial nerve; arises in the cubital region, penetrating and supplying the supinator and continuing with the posterior interosseous artery to supply all the extensor muscles in the forearm.
Synonym(s): nervus interosseus antebrachii posterior [TA] .
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The course of the posterior interosseous nerve in the proximal forearm and its muscular innervations have been the subject of cadaveric studies.
66 Total 30 100 COMPLICATIONS Complications Number (n=30) % Posterior Interosseous Nerve injury 1 3.
Variations in the anatomic relations of the posterior interosseous nerve associated with proximal forearm trauma.
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Given the superior biomechanical properties of cortical button fixation and increased use of this technique, the safety of the posterior interosseous nerve was brought into question while drilling through the posterior cortex.
3) A deep part which is innervated by posterior interosseous nerve -Abductor pollicis longus and Extensor pollicis brevis on the radial side and Extensor pollicis longus and Extensor indicis on the ulnar side.
The investigators advanced the Steinmann pin at a 0[degrees] angle (directly posterior), the average distance to the posterior interosseous nerve was 14 mm; when the Steinmann pin was advanced at a 45[degrees] posterolaterally-directed angle, the average distance to the posterior interosseous nerve was only 8 mm.

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