Brachial plexus injuries prognosis of postganglionic lesions

  title={Brachial plexus injuries prognosis of postganglionic lesions},
  author={A. Nagano and N. Tsuyama and T. Hara and H. Sugioka},
  journal={Archives of orthopaedic and traumatic surgery},
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 and 13 lower type injuries were followed up for at least 2 years and the course of the progression of the individual muscle was observed. In the whole type, 44% showed good functional recovery, although some of them needed reconstructive surgery. Thirty-eight percent recovered usefully only in the… Expand
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