Comparison of Nerve Transfers and Nerve Grafting for Traumatic Upper Plexus Palsy: A Systematic Review and Analysis
- Triceps Brachii Reinnervation in Primary Reconstruction of the Adult Brachial Plexus: Experience in 25 Cases. Flores, Leandro Pretto // Acta Neurochirurgica;Oct2011, Vol. 153 Issue 10, p1999
Background: Elbow flexion and shoulder abduction are the primary goals in brachial plexus surgery; however, reinnervation of the triceps is also an objective to be considered, as restoration of elbow extension improves the stabilization of the elbow and can provide a more powerful grasp. This...
- Soft tissue rebalancing procedures with and without internal rotation osteotomy for shoulder deformity in children with persistent obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Sibiński, Marcin; Synder, Marek // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Dec2010, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p1499
Introduction: Children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) frequently have problems related to their shoulder. The aim of the investigation was to determine our results in treating shoulder deformity with tendon transfers and soft tissue releases with and without internal rotational...
- METHODICS OF THE POSTTRAUMATIC BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES REHABILITATION (CASE STUDY). Veronica, Bălteanu // Romanian Journal of Physical Therapy / Revista Romana de Kinetot;Jun2013, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p55
The posttraumatic sequelae of brachial plexus nerve injuries require a complex approach from a medical (surgical, orthopaedic, and orthotic - if applicable) and physical therapeutic perspective, for the functional rehabilitation necessary to the professional and social reintegration of the...
- Bupivacaine/lidocaine/epinephrine. // Reactions Weekly;7/28/2012, Issue 1412, p11
The article describes the case of a 56-year-old woman who undertook a brachial plexus block with bupivacaine and lidocaine/epinephrine but developed unilateral phrenic nerve paresis and severe respiratory distress and bilateral bronchospasm.
- Pneumothorax following ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block. Singh, Harsimran // Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology;Jul2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p411
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Pneumothorax following ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block" published in the previous issue.
- Elbow arthrolysis in severely stiff elbows. Kayalar, Murat; Özerkan, Fuat; Bal, Emİn; Toros, Tulgar; Ademoğlu, Yalçın; Ada, Saİt // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Oct2008, Vol. 128 Issue 10, p1055
This study involves the results of open elbow arthrolysis performed on a series of patients having fixed joint contracture. Eighteen patients were treated with open arthrolysis. Eleven patients had very severely stiff elbows (flexion arc less than 30Â°), five patients had severely stiff elbows...
- Authors' reply: Pneumothorax following ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block. Gupta, Kapil; Bhandari, Shyam; Singhal, Deepak; Bhatia, Parminder Singh // Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology;Jul2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p412
A response from the author of the article "Pneumothorax following ultrasound guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block" is presented.
- Supraclavicular Lump: Think Brachial Plexus Neurogenic Tumour. Dennis, Simon C. R.; Mal, Ranjit K. // Internet Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science;2005, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p14
The diagnosis of a brachial plexus neurogenic tumour should be considered in patients presenting with a supraclavicular lump. Pre-operative diagnosis assists in optimal management. Five cases of neurogenic tumours of the brachial plexus presenting as a supraclavicular lump are reviewed. Excision...
- Families Play Important Role in Rehab of Children with Brachial Plexus Injury. // O&P Business News;7/1/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the significance of family compliance to the success of the rehabilitation process of children with brachial plexus injuries as indicated at the Association for Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) Annual Meeting in Clearwater, Florida. Joshua Ratner, pediatric...