A novel strategy for repairing preganglionic cervical root avulsion in brachial plexus injury by sural nerve grafting.

OBJECT In this study, the authors evaluated the efficacy of a new surgical strategy for reconnecting the injured brachial plexus with the spinal cord using fibrin glue containing acidic fibroblast growth factor as an adhesive and neurotrophic agent. METHODS Eighteen patients with preganglionic brachial plexus injuries, each with varying degrees of upper… CONTINUE READING