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Francesco Brunelli

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Francesco Brunelli

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Specialty:

Hand surgery, Orthopedic surgery, plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery

 

Titles:

Registered with the French Ordre des Médecins de Paris since 1987 

 

Medical Training & Degrees:

Medical Degree - University Of Milan, Italy 1982

Specialization in Hand surgery - University of Parma, Italy 1985

Specialization in Orthopedics and Traumatology - University Of Brescia 1988

Specialization in Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic surgery - University Of Catania, Italy 1988

 

Scientific Societies:

Member of the French Society for Surgery of the Hand

Member of the Anatomic Society of the Ecole de Médecine de Paris

 

Selected Publications:

1) Experimental grafts in spinal cords lesions.

Italian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Supplement to Vol. IX: 53-56. 1983

2) Innesti sperimentali per lesioni del midollo spinale.

Giornale Italiano di Chirurgia della Mano. Supplemento al Vol. IX: 53-57. 1983

3) I trapianti ossei microvascolari.

Il Policlinico- Sez. Chirurgia- Vol. 90, Num. 5: 1164-1167. 1983

4) Osteotomia a Zeta con resezione trapezoidale nella correzione delle intratorsioni della

tibia e nel trattamento delle artrosi statiche del ginocchio.

Minerva Ortopedica. Vol. 34, Num. 6: 513-518. 1983

5) Partial selective denervation in spastic palsies (hyponeurotisation).

Microsurgery. 4: 221-224. 1983

6) Slip-knot flexor tendon suture in zone II allowing immediate mobilisation.

The Hand. Vol. 3, No.3: 352-358. 1983

7) La neurotizzazione muscolare diretta.

Il Policlinico- Sez. Chirurgia. Vol. 91, Num. 4: 830-833. 1984

8) Trapianti di dita dal piede alla mano.

Minerva Ortopedica. Vol. 35: 1-6. 1984

9) Valutazione della funzione nelle amputazioni estetiche.

Minerva Ortopedica. Vol. 35: 1-4. 1984

10) Surgical treatment of actinic brachial plexus lesions by means of free microvascular greater omentum transfer. Microsurgery. Vol. IV: 35-37. 1984

11) Trattamento chirurgico delle lesioni attiniche del plesso brachiale con trapianto libero microvascolare di omento. Microchirurgia. Vol. IV: 23-24. 1984

12) La riparazione microchirurgica di aneurismi dell'arteria ulnare al palmo.

Minerva Ortopedica. Vol. 35: 1-4. 1984

13) Hyponeuroptisation selective microchirurgicale dans les paralysies spastiques.

Ann. Chir. Main 2, 3: 277-280. 1984.

14) Experimental foetal microsurgery as related to myelomeningocele.

Microsurgery. 5: 24-29. 1984

15) Trapianto microvascolare di omento. Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Supp. Vol. XI, Num. 2: 149-152. 1985.

16) Fisiologia dei reimpianti. Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Supp. Vol. XI, Num. 2: 7-16. 1985.

17) Trapianti articolari. Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Supp. Vol. XI, Num. 2: 147-148. 1985

18) Considerazioni sul trattamento chirurgico degli esiti di paralisi ostetrica al polso.

Rivista Italiana di Chirurgia della Mano. Vol. XXII, Num. 1: 123-124. 1985.

19) Trapianti di piu' dita dal piede alla mano. Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Supp. Vol. XI, Num. 2: 143-146. 1985

20) L'elemtarisation muscolaire dans les reimplantations et les revascularisations "limite"de l'avant-bras. Ann. Chir. Main. 4, 4: 337-339. 1985.

21) Surgical treatment of actinic brachial plexus lesions: free microvascular transfer of the greater omentum. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Vol.1, Num. 3: 197-200. 1985

22) Fractures of the hook of the hamate. The Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol. 10-B, N.2: 205-211. 1985

23) Studio comparativo tra innesti ossei convenzionali e vascolarizzati nell'animale da

esperimento. Estratto del XII Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Ricerche in Chirurgia. Monduzzi Ed. 1035-1041. Modena 1986

24) Conoscenze attuali sulla riparazione dei nervi periferici.

Atti del Primo Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Fisiopatologia Chirurgica. Padova, 13-15 Novembre 1986. Vol.1: 175-185.1986

25) Revisione dei lembi liberi sensitivi dal piede alla mano. Rivista di chirurgia della Mano. Vol. XXIII, N.1: 167-170. 1986

26) Il lembo della prima commissura del piede. Rivista di chirurgia della Mano. Vol. XXIII, N.3: 481-488. 1986

27) La patellectomia. Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica. Vol. 38, N.9: 571-578. 1987

28) Revisione di 24 casi di schannomi benigni e maligni dei nervi periferici trattati con

tecnica microchirurgica. Atti del XIII Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Ricerche in Chirurgia. Siena, 37-40. 1987

29) Conventional tendon grafts: results. In: Tendon surgery in the hand. Ed. by J.M.Hunter. The C.V.Mosby Company: 189-193. 1987

30) Couverture cutanee du tiers inferieure de la jambe: le lambeau soleaire distale.

Ann. Chir. Plast. Esthet. 32, n.2: 140-143. 1987

31) Il lembo sottocutaneo in continuita' prelevato secondo la tecnica dei due battenti.

Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Vol. XIV, N.2: 197-202. 1988

32) Stabilizzazione della trapezio-metacarpale nella rizartrosi.

Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Vol. XIV, N.3: 371-376. 1988

33) Risultati a lungo termite delle suture con cappio e mobilizzazione immediata nelle lesioni dei tendini flessori in zona 2. Rivista di Chirurgia della Mano. Vol. XXV, N.1: 31-38. 1988

34) Neurolised nerve padding in actinic lesions: omentum versus muscle use. An

experimental study. Microsurgery. 9: 177-180. 1988

35) Select problems in orthopaedic microsurgery. Naturwissenschafliche Reiche- 37. Jahrgang. Jena, 3/4: 481-487. 1988

36) Traumatic aneurysm of two proper digital arteries in the same patients: a case report. The Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol. 13-B. N. 3: 345-347. 1988

37) Behaviours of vessels after different types of perfusion. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 85-87. 1988

38) The reverse internal saphenous skin flap. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 209-215. 1988

39) The subcutaneous, in continuity flap by means of the two wings technique. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 911-915. 1988

40) The latissimus dorsi free flap. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 149-153. 1988

41) Free fibular bone grafts in the treatment of idiopathic necrosis of the femoral head. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 409-411. 1988

42) Muscolar elementarisation in replantation and revascularisation in cases of proloned muscular ischemia or crush. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 519-521. 1988

43) Experimental spinal cord grafts. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 547-553. 1988

44) Median nerve entrapment at carpal tunnel. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 697-701. 1988

45) Brachial plexus lesions at cords and terminal branches level. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 763-770. 1988

46) Use of anterior nerves of cervical plexus to partially neurotise the avulsed brachial plexus. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 803-807. 1988

47) Free greater omentum transfer in ionising radiation lesions of the brachial plexus. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 825-831. 1988

48) Tumors of the brachial plexus. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 839-847. 1988

49) Hyponeurotisation in spastic palsies (selective partial denervation). In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 861-865. 1988

50) Microsurgical reconstruction of the lower limb. In: Textbook of Microsurgery. Ed. by G.Brunelli, Masson: 957-964. 1988

51) Traumatic neuropaties: nerve entrapment. In: Periferal neuropaties 1988. Wath is significant new? Liviana Press, Padova: 397-406. 1989

52) Innesti e trapianti di osso nella chirurgia ricostruttiva degli arti. Estratto dall'opera "Trapianti ed innesti di osso" Ed. D. Dioguardi. Idelson-Napoli: 211-220. 1989

53) Stabilisation of the trapezio-metacarpal joint. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 14B. N.2: 209-212. 1989

54) Brachial plexus injuries. In: The Practice of Hand Surgery. Ed. by D.W. Lamb. Blackwell Scientific Publications: 218-227. 1989

55) Anatomie de la troisieme anse du plexus cervical. In: Les paralisies du plexus brachial (Monographie du Grope d'Etude de la Main). Expansion Scientifique Francaise: 43-45. 1990

56) Presentation d'un greffon osseux vasculaire pedicule' preleve' en regard du deuxieme metacarpien. Bull. Soc. Anat. Paris, 14: 115-120. 1990

57) L'arthrodese du poignet dans les paralysies de la main. Ann. Chir. Mbre Sup. 9, N.1: 47-54. 1990

58) La neurotisation musculaire directe. Ann. Chir. Main. 9, N.4: 290-295. 1990

59) Strategy and timing of periferal nerve surgery. Neurosurg. Rev. 13: 95-102. 1990

60) Neurotisation of the avulsed brachial plexus. In: Peripheral Nerve Lesions (Ed. by M. Samii). Springer-verlag: 367-371. 1990

61) Results of brachial plexus surgery. In: Peripheral Nerve Lesions (Ed. by M. Samii). Springer-verlag: 391-395. 1990

62) Free greater omentum transfer after neurolysis for actinic lesions of the brachial plexus. In: Peripheral Nerve Lesions (Ed. by M. Samii). Springer-verlag: 411-415. 1990

63) Postoperative treatment in nerve lesions. In: Peripheral Nerve Lesions (Ed. by M. Samii). Springer-verlag: 427-429. 1990

64) Lambeaux digitaux en ilot. In: "Les lambeaux arteriels pedicules du membre superieur"; Monographies du Groupe d'Etude de la Main. Expansion Scientifique Francaise: 132-138. 1990 ;

65) Stabilisation de l'articolation trapezo-metacarpienne dans les instabilites et les rhizarthroses debutantes. In: "La Rhizarthrose"; Monographies du Groupe d'Etude de la Main. Expansion Scientifique Francaise: 88-92. 1991

66) Dorsal arterial supply to the thumb. Surg.Radiol. Anat. 13: 240-242. 1991

67) Anterior interosseous artery: anatomic bases of pedicled bone-grafts. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 13: 152-154. 1991

68) Presentation d'un nouveau lambeau en ilot homo-digital sensible a contre-courant. Ann. Chir. Main. 10, n.1: 48-53. 1991

69) Artere interosseuse anterieure: bases anatomiques de la realisation des greffons osseux pedicules. Bull. Soc. Anat. Paris. 15: 3-9. 1991

70) An anatomical study of the vascularisation of the first dorsal interosseous space

in the hand and the description of a bony pedicle graft arising from the second

metacarpal bone. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 13: 73-75. 1991

71) Direct muscolar neurotisation In: "Microsurgical Procedures"

72) Free flaps for providing sensibility to the hand. In: "Operative nerve repair and reconstruction". Edited by: R.H.Gelberman. J.B.Lippincott Company: 793-809. 1991

73) Vascular anatomy of the distal phalanx. In: Fingertip and nailbed injuries. Ed. by G.Foucher. Churchill Livingstone, 1-9. 1991

74) Homodigital island flaps. In: Fingertip and nailbed injuries. Ed. by G.Foucher. Churchill Livingstone, 65-74. 1991

75) La reeducation sensitive de la main au moyen des anneaux gnosiques. Ann. Chir. Main. 11, n.1: 74-76. 1992

76) Arthrodesis of the wrist: Personal Technique. In: "The wrist in rheumatoid arthritis" Rheumatology. Basel, Karger, vol. 17: 143-150. 1992

77) A new flap based on the distal branches of the radial artery. Ann. Hand Surg. 11, n.3: 217-225. 1992

78) Description d'un greffon osseux vascularisé prélevé au niveau de la tete du deuxième métacarpien. Ann. Chir. Main. 11, n.1: 40-45. 1992

79) Combined second toe and partial nail transfer from the big toe by means of an

exteriorised pedicle. Ann. Chir. Main. 11, n.5: 411-415. 1992

80) Digital island flaps. In: Pedicle island flaps of the upper limb. Ed. by: A.Gilbert. Martin Dunitz: 169-176. 1992

81) Le lambeau dorso-cubital du pouce. Ann. Chir. Main. 12, n.2: 105-114. 1993

82) Anesthesie locale digitale par la gaine des flechisseurs. Ann. Fr. Anesth. Reanim. 12: 237-240. 1993

83) Conduite a tenir devant une complication de la microchirurgie. In: Lambeaux cutanés, osseux et musculaires du membre inferieur. Ed. by: F.Bonnel. Sauramps Medical: 83-87. 1993

84) Reconstruction des pertes osseuses des membres par transfert libre de péroné vascularisé. In: Lambeaux cutanées, osseux et musculaires du membre inférieur. Ed. by: F.Bonnel. Sauramps Medical:181-184. 1993

85) Lambeau de jumeau externe: technique et indications. In: Lambeaux cutanes, osseux et musculaires du membre inferieur. Ed. by: F.Bonnel. Sauramps Medical:210-213. 1993

86) Upper tibial corticocancellous flap anatomy study. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 16: 111-112. 1994

87) A new flap based on the distal branches of the radial artery. In: Year Book of Hand Surgery. Ed. by P.C.Amadio and V.C.Hentz. Mosby-Year Book, Inc.: 64-66. 1994.

88) Description of a vascular bone graft raised from the head of the second metacarpal bone. In: Year Book of Hand Surgery. Ed. by P.C.Amadio and V.C.Hentz. Mosby-Year Book, Inc.: 331-332. 1994.

89) Transfert libre de pulpe d'orteil avec pédicule extériorisé. Un compromis entre la microchirurgie et la chirurgie traditionnelle. Ann. Chir. Main. 13, n.5: 373-377. 1994

90) Résultat 37 ans après la pose d'un implant acrylique pour traitement d'une pseudarthrose du scaphoïde. Ann. Chir. Main. 14, n.4-5: 214-217. 1995

91) Les complications cutanées des synovectomies du poignet dans les polyarthrites rhumatoides. In: Traité de chirurgie de la main (Tome V). Ed. by Raoul Tubiana. Masson: 425-431. 1995

92) Dorso-ulnar thumb flap. In: Year Book of Hand Surgery. Ed. by P.C.Amadio and V.C.Hentz. Mosby-Year Book, Inc.: 73-75. 1995.

93) Anesthesie locale digitale par la gaine des fléchisseurs. Actes du XXXI Congres du G.E.M. La Main: 1-2. 1995

94) Le lambeau dorso-cubital du pouce. Actes du XXXI Congres du G.E.M. La Main: 11. 1995

95) Microsurgical reconstruction of sensory skin. Ann. Acad. Med. Singapore. 24(Suppl.): 108S-112S. 1995

96) Strategy and timing in brachial plexus surgery. In: Current trends in hand surgery. Ed. by: M.Vastamaki. Elsevier Science B.V.: 279-282. 1995

97) Anatomy of the distal radius. In: Fractures of the distal radius. Ed. by: P.Saffar and W.P.Cooney. Martin Dunitz: 1-11. 1995

98) Treatment of fingertip amputations. In: Surgery of the hand and upper limb. Ed. by: C.A.Peimer. McGraw-Hill: 1069-1099. 1996

99) Vascularisation of the digits. In: Examination of the hand and the wrist. Ed. by Raoul Tubiana. Martin Dunitz: 249-257. 1996

100) Anatomic basis for the dorsal radial flap of the thumb: clinical applications. Surg. Radiol. Anat. 18: 179-181. 1996

101) Le lambeau dorso-cubital du pouce. A-propos de vingt-deux cas. Ann. Chir. Plast. Esthet. Vol.41, n.3: 259-267. 1996

102) Le lambeau interosseux postérieur; expérience clinique sur 109 cas. La Main. Vol. 1 n.3bis: 221.1996.

103) Etude sur les rapports entre la course des tendons flechisseurs et l’enroulement digital ; proposition d’un test peroperatoire dans la tenolyse des flechisseurs . La Main.Vol. 2 n.3bis: 284.1997.

104) Dorso-ulnar thumb flap: anatomical study and clinical applications. Report of twenty-two cases. In: Year Book of Hand Surgery. Ed. by P.C.Amadio and V.C.Hentz. Mosby-Year Book, Inc.: 59-61. 1998.

105) Further experience with the index vascularized bone graft. J. Hand Surg. 23B: 311-317, 1998.

106) Traitement des complications cutanées des synovectomies du poignet. In: Polyarthrite rhumatoïde du membre supérieur. By R.Tubiana and C.J. Menkes; Masson. Ed.: 183-189. 1999

107) Arterial anatomy and clinical application of the dorsoulnar flap of the thumb. J. Hand Surg; 24A: 803-811.1999

108) Arterial supply to the hand: anatomical study and clinical applications. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embriology, 104 (Supp.1):115. 1999.

109) Reverse posterior interosseous flap based on an exteriorised pedicle to cover digital skin defects J. Hand Surg. 25B:3:296-299.2000

110) Anatomie chirurgicale de l’appareil unguéal. 27° Monographie de la Société Française de Chirurgie de la Main. Ed. Elsevier :12-18.2000

111) Reconstruction des pertes de substance cutanée des doigts par lambeaux cutanés avec pédicule apparent. Chirurgie de la Main 19,6 : 318. 2000

112) Anatomie microchirurgicale de la face palmaire du pouce. Chirurgie de la Main 19,6 : 320. 2000

113) Prédominance artérielle au niveau de l’avant-bras et de la main. Chirurgie de la Main 19,6 : 320. 2000

114) Epicondylite chronique et récidivante : son traitement avec le lambeau musculaire d’Ancône. Chirurgie de la Main 19,6 : 340-341. 2000

115) Further experience with the index vascularized bone graft. In: Year Book of Hand Surgery. Ed. by P.C.Amadio and V.C.Hentz. Mosby-Year Book, Inc.: 146-147. 2000

116) Vascularisation of the thumb. Hand Clinics 17,1 : 123-138. 2001

117) Studio anatomico del rapporto tra la corsa dei tendini flessori e la mobilita’ digitale. Gior. Ital. Ortop. Traumat. 27 : 110-116. 2001

118) The posterior interosseous flap: Experience with 113 flaps. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 47,1 : 25-30. 2001

119) An anatomical study of the relationship between excursion of the flexor tendons and digital mobility: proposition of an intraoperative test for flexor tenolysis. Surgical and Radiological Anatomy 23 : 243-248. 2001

120) Le lesioni del mantello cutaneo della mano. In: “La Mano: manuale di chirurgia”. Ed. By G.Brunelli, Edizioni Micom- Malesci Editore, 37-69.2001

121) Patologia vascolare della mano. In: “La Mano: manuale di chirurgia”. Ed. By G.Brunelli, Edizioni Micom- Malesci Editore, 151-161.2001

122) Lembi liberi e peduncolati e trasferimento di dita dal piede. In: “La Mano: manuale di chirurgia”. Ed. By G.Brunelli, Edizioni Micom- Malesci Editore, 497-516.2001

123) Vascular dominance in the forearm. Plast Reconstr Surg. May;111(6):1891-8. 2003

124) Anconeus muscle transposition for chronic lateral epicondylitis, recurrences, and complications. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. Jun;9(2):105-12. 2005

125) Merkel cell tumour of the finger. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg.;41(3):149-51. 2007

126) Vascular dominance in the forearm. Plast Reconstr Surg. May;111(6):1891-8. 2003

127) Dynamic correction of static scapholunate instability using an active tendon transfer of extensor brevi carpi radialis: preliminary report] Chir Main. 2004 Oct;23(5):249-53

128) Anconeus muscle transposition for chronic lateral epicondylitis, recurrences, and complications. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. Jun;9(2):105-12. 2005

129) Merkel cell tumour of the finger. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg.;41(3):149-51. 2007 130) Coverage of dorsal distal skin defects of the digits. Techniques and indications]Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2008 Feb;53(1):46-58.

131) Cosmetic reconstruction of distal finger absence with partial second toe transfer by means of an exteriorised pedicle. Journal of Hand Surgery 2008. 33E; 4: 457-461

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