Intervention Review

Decompressive surgery for treating nerve damage in leprosy

  1. Natasja HJ Van Veen1,*,
  2. Ton AR Schreuders2,
  3. Willem J Theuvenet3,
  4. Amit Agrawal4,
  5. Jan Hendrik Richardus1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Group

Published Online: 12 DEC 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006983.pub3

How to Cite

Van Veen NHJ, Schreuders TAR, Theuvenet WJ, Agrawal A, Richardus JH. Decompressive surgery for treating nerve damage in leprosy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006983. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006983.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Regional Hospitals of Apeldoorn, Deventer and Zutphen, Plastic Surgery, Apeldoorn, Netherlands

  4. 4

    Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

*Natasja HJ Van Veen, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, 3000 CA, Netherlands.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 12 DEC 2012


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