Complete traumatic brachial plexus palsy. Treatment and outcome after repair.

@article{Bentolila1999CompleteTB,
  title={Complete traumatic brachial plexus palsy. Treatment and outcome after repair.},
  author={V Bentolila and R{\'e}my S Nizard and Pascal Bizot and Laurent Sedel},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={20-8}
}
Seventy-eight patients who had a complete brachial plexus palsy caused by a stretching injury were operated on by the same surgeon between January 1980 and December 1991. The aim of the operative intervention was to obtain the best functional result, including at the level of the hand, that was possible in view of the initial lesions and the intraoperative findings. Therefore, the treatment strategy included not only nerve repair with grafting (124 grafts) or nerve transfer (twenty-seven… CONTINUE READING

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