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Usefulness of Myelography in Brachial Plexus Injuries
Ninety brachial plexus lesions have been examined by myelography and the results classified into six types. These were compared against the level of lesion found at exploration of the brachial plexusExpand
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • N. Tsuyama
  • Medicine
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • 1 April 1984
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a newly recognized entity. As the incidence of this disease was exceptionally high in Japan, the Japanese Ministry of PublicExpand
Direct nerve crossing with the intercostal nerve to treat avulsion injuries of the brachial plexus.
One hundred seventy-nine patients with root avulsion brachial plexus injuries were treated with direct nerve crossing with the intercostal nerve and 159 cases were followed more than 1 1/2 yearsExpand
Symptomatic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the cervical spine
Article abstract Eight patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the cervical spine but without cervical spondylosis are described. Seven of them showed clinical signs ofExpand
Expiratory activity in transferred intercostal nerves in brachial plexus injury patients.
Involuntary activity of transferred intercostal motor units was examined in patients with brachial plexus injury. Since the internal intercostal nerves were detached from the thorax to reinnervateExpand
[Intercostal nerve transfer for traumatic brachial nerve palsy].
Investigation of brachial plexus injuries by intraoperative cortical somatosensory evoked potentials
SummaryWith the intention of estimating the extent and site of damage in brachial plexus injuries which involve close to the root outlet and also the distal portion, cortical somatosensory evokedExpand
The treatment of congenital dislocation of the knee with the pavlik harness
SummaryWe have used the Pavlik harness in the treatment of congenital dislocation of the knee in six knees in five patients, with satisfactory results. We believe that the muscles in the thigh whichExpand
Clinical application of spinal cord action potential measurement
SummaryThe authors have attempted to establish a practical technique for recording human and animal spinal cord action potentials evoked by epidural electrical stimulation and to correlate theExpand
Brachial plexus injuries prognosis of postganglionic lesions
SummaryOne hundred ninety-eight cases of postganglionic brachial plexus injury with no signs of combined damage to preganglionic sites were treated conservatively. Among them, 50 whole, 32 upper andExpand