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Published Research in Phrenic Nerve Treatment

Our phrenic nerve specialists are active participants in the medical community. From research and clinical trials to laboratory studies and medical reviews, our doctors are active participants in the medical community and published in reputable medical journals.

By sharing our findings and insights with others in the medical community, we are working to drive progress in treatment for phrenic nerve damage.

Recent Publications

Manuscripts & Abstracts


  • Kaufman MR, Ferro N, Paulin E. Phrenic nerve paralysis and phrenic nerve reconstruction surgery. In: Chen R, Guyenet PG (Eds.). Respiratory Neurobiology: Physiology and Clinical Disorders, Part II. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2022.
  • Kaufman MR, Bauer T. Does Phrenic Nerve Reconstruction for Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis Improve Function or Quality of Life. In: Ferguson M. ed. Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery. Springer. Cham, Switzerland; 2020.
  • Kaufman MR, Bauer TL, Brown DP. Surgical Treatment of Phrenic Nerve Injury. In: Collins KA, Friedberg JS, eds. UpToDate. Waltham, MA; 2019.
  • Kaufman MR, Bauer T, Massery M, et al. Phrenic Nerve Reconstruction for Diaphragmatic Paralysis and Ventilator Dependency. In: Elkwood AI, Kaufman M, Schneider LF, eds. Rehabilitative Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for an Emerging Field. Cham, Switzerland: Springer; 2017.

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